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WASHINGTON, Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to rule on the divisive issue of what kinds of software are eligible for patent protection in a case being closely watched by the technology industry. The court took no action on another case raising the same issue involving a patent dispute between WildTangent Inc and Ultramercial Inc..
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 6- At Pinterest, the four-year-old online bulletin board service that is valued near $3.8 billion, some 70 percent of the users are female. Male-heavy boards dominate in the start-up mecca of Silicon Valley, which prides itself on progressive thinking and putting talent first.
WASHINGTON, Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide on a key software industry issue of which kinds of computer-related software are eligible for patent protection. Companies including Google Inc Hewlett-Packard Co, Facebook Inc and Netflix Inc had already signaled their interest in the issue by asking the court to hear the WildTangent case.
WASHINGTON, Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide a question of key importance to the software industry by considering what kind of computer-related processes are eligible for patent protection. The court took no action on another case raising the same issue involving a patent dispute between WildTangent Inc, and Ultramercial Inc..
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 6- At Pinterest, the online bulletin board service that is valued near $3.8 billion, some 70 percent of the users are female. Male-heavy boards dominate in the start-up mecca of Silicon Valley, which prides itself on progressive thinking and putting talent first. Google, Facebook and Twitter all went public without a woman on the board.
It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
As the Web moves increasingly toward mobile, photo sharing platforms like Instagram and Snapchat are where advertisers want to be, industry experts say.
Dec 5- Twitter Inc is tying up with a Singapore- based startup to make its 140- character messaging service available to users in emerging markets who have entry-level mobile phones which cannot access the Internet.
The new "tailored audiences" tool is designed to dramatically improve advertisers' return on investment, and boost Twitter's bottom line.
What lies ahead for social media? User-generated content will be embraced as brands cut through the clutter and create more engaging experiences. Apu Gupta, CEO of Curalate shares his predictions.
BOSTON, Dec 4- Security experts have uncovered a trove of some 2 million stolen passwords to websites including Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo from Internet users across the globe.
Jordan Rohan, Stifel Nicolaus, says Facebook has a lot of core growths and attractiveness, making it likely the social media site will eventually be added to the S&P 500.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
BRASILIA, Dec 4- A vote on a bill that would force Internet giants like Google and Facebook to keep Brazilians' information inside the country will be delayed until next year over disagreements about its content, a senior lawmaker told Reuters on Wednesday.
The mover of large Internet files has begun a PR offensive to show it's an innovative tech platform, not just a place for sharing pirated content.
Wine sales are soaring. How do investors get in on the action (besides drinking)? Todd Schoenberger raises a glass and offers up some advice.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The idea of giving to those in need seems to have become buried under a pile of boxes and wrapping paper. It's social media to the rescue.
An epic battle between two passengers on a US Airways flight over Thanksgiving unfolded on Twitter. Too bad it was all a hoax.