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SiRF Appeals ITC Ruling on Broadcom Dispute

June 30, 2008 - By

SiRF Technology has petitioned the International Trade Commission (ITC) to review part of a ruling earlier this month that found that Broadcom did not infringe upon two of its patents as the company alleged. read more

Survey Perspectives – Late June 2008

June 17, 2008 - By

Mobile phones are becoming powerful enough to rival some of the most powerful field data collection devices ever made. Our industry is catching the attention of some software developers who are writing software for smart phones that can be very productive for field personnel. read more

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ITC Rules Against SiRF, for Broadcom

June 16, 2008 - By

Broadcom Corp. says the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) rejected claims by GPS chip maker SiRF Technology, which alleged that Global Locate infringed upon two of its patents. Furthermore, the ITC also found that SiRF's asserted claims on one of the patents at issue were invalid, according to Broadcom. read more

Survey Perspectives – Early June 2008

June 5, 2008 - By

This may be the most important column I've ever written. It's certainly the most expensive. At $40,000 worth of equipment for this writer, multiplied by 17,346 readers, we're talking $694 million. And that's not nearly the full extent of industry impact; the Department of Commerce has some figures that I will quote later. read more

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