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By Derek Thompson – Here is what this chart shows. Compared across more than 100 factors measured by the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report, from corruption to deficits, JP Morgan analyst Michael Cembalest calculates that the major countries on the euro are more different from each other than basically every random grab bag of nations there is, including: the make-believe reconstituted Ottoman Empire; all the English speaking Eastern and Southern African countries; and all countries on Earth at the 5th parallel north.
Germany doesn’t want to establish any sort of “Peripheraid” — a permanent transfer program from the core to the periphery. more> http://tinyurl.com/bwvf86v
By Alan Shimel – The lawsuits are raging all across the tech world. Oracle sues Google, Yahoo sues Facebook, they counter-sue. Others threaten, others buy more patents and the circle goes round and round.
Don’t be fooled by the lawsuits between these tech titans though. The real cost that the patent mafia extracts from the tech world is on the smaller companies who can’t afford to battle the Apples and Microsofts of the world. Their choices are far simpler. They can abandon their innovations or they can choose to pay and allow the Mafiosos to wet their beaks. Also, don’t be fooled about who the real losers are here. The the real losers are you and me.
While companies are certainly entitled to the fruits of their inventions, many of these patent rackets are based on patents improperly issued, improperly enforced or improperly applied. more> http://tinyurl.com/btn3v4y
Posted in Business, Economic development, Economy, Intellectual Property, Technology
Tagged Facebook, Google, Industrial economy, Lawsuit, Microsoft, Oracle Corporation, Patent, Sicilian Mafia, United States, Yahoo
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