Originally Posted by shen
Can we please kill the mindless "competition makes it all better" crap? It doesn't. It often has no good effect at all and sometimes makes things worse. We have crap for cell service in the US...
Originally Posted by jnjnjn
They don't have the money and if they did it would never be approved, one database company buying the other largest database company.
You mean, one company that maintains a database of...
Originally Posted by newbee
Software thieves block innovation .... by taking away the motivation to innovate. Why innovate when you can just steal?
Why innovate when you'll just be sued into bankruptcy by patent trolls and...
Originally Posted by cameronj
Don't you think it's weird that all of Oracle's and Google's high priced lawyers couldn't find and interpret that legalese as well as you did?
Ever wonder if that means you're missing something...
Originally Posted by SockRolid
That's some seriously misguided freetard-speak there, buddy.
Patents protect innovators against blatant copying. Just as Samsung.
Here. Let me Bing that for you: http://binged.it/rt7h91
Originally Posted by DrGoon
Oracle's market cap is in the order of 143 billion dollars. Google has around 25 billion in cash reserves. They're really not in a position to buy Oracle in an hostile acquisition. On the other...
Originally Posted by ascii
I think Google should pay *something* for their use of Java.
Should Tom Love and Brad Cox be paid by Apple for using the Objective C programming language? If you develop in C++, should you pay...
Are you people crackers or something? Us iPhone users WANT Android to succeed and be better and better. Competition fules innovation. If iOS had no competition, it wouldn't move ahead so far so quickly. As a user, you WANT the...
Originally Posted by lkrupp
Throttling is so yesterday's news. Now it's the at&t/T-Mobile merger that has the whiners up in arms. I was watching Lewis C.K. on the comedy channel last night and his description of our society...
Originally Posted by Robin Huber
Motorola is a very old company as today's players go--back to the age of radios. God knows what a fat file of arcane patents they have. Most probably irrelevant today, but you never know.