Archive for April, 2008

iPhone in Canada!

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

It’s finally here, the Apple iPhone will be in Canada later this year! Here is the Rogers’s press release confirming the agreement: The only tantalizing statement is: We’re thrilled to announce that we have a deal with Apple to bring the iPhone to Canada later this year. We can’t tell you any more about… Continue Reading iPhone in Canada!

Collar Bone Updates

Monday, April 28th, 2008

I’ve ditched my clavicle splint, affectionally known as “my bra”. I still have some healing to do, and I’m not allowed to climb etc. for a few more months, but at least I don’t have to wear that thing in the heat and I can once again sleep on my sides.

Matthew Small and Clare Respond to Bb patent developments

Friday, April 4th, 2008

Campus Technology posted an interview they did with Matthew Small today. It’s very interesting in that it gives insight into his mindset with respect to the patent and he refers frequently to any perceived problem with the patent to be with software patent law itself, not Bb’s patent. It’s a good point, software and business… Continue Reading Matthew Small and Clare Respond to Bb patent developments

BlackBoard patents invalidated!

Friday, April 4th, 2008

How’d I miss this? Maybe it’s just as well that I didn’t post this around April 1st. Credit to Giulia for spotting it. There were 10 total issues raised in the reexamination request covering all 44 of the claims in the Blackboard patent. The process isn’t over, and the patent is technically still valid,… Continue Reading BlackBoard patents invalidated!