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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..
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..
PARIS, Dec 4- Online video company Netflix met with the French president's staff on Tuesday to discuss a possible launch of its streaming service in Europe's third-largest market, in what would be a blow to traditional television companies.
Dec 2- Akamai Technologies Inc said it will spend about $370 million to acquire Prolexic Technologies Inc, a pioneer in fighting distributed denial of service attacks, cyberthreats that cripple networks by overwhelming them with Internet traffic.
Comcast is testing new ad technology that inserts up-to-date commercials into past episodes of TV shows that are available on demand.
Dec 2- Akamai Technologies Inc said it will buy cloud-based cyber security provider Prolexic Technologies Inc for about $370 million to better defend its internet content delivery services from hacker attacks.
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Nov 26- Digital video recorder maker TiVo Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results, helped by strong growth in cable television subscriptions. Cable subscribers are turning to TiVo in larger numbers as the device also allows them to access online video services such as Netflix Inc, Hulu and Google Inc's YouTube.
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The tech company plans to incorporate "creative" ads in its Xbox content-streaming service that users interact with.