Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2014’

“D’oh!” The Simpsons are sued for Homer’s hologram

You may be familiar with Comic-Con, a worldwide organization that runs conventions for comic fans, made famous by geeks in dress up and legendary guest stars. Well, last month’s San Diego Comic-Con was made famous for another reason – a holographic appearance by Homer Simpson has led to The Simpsons being sued for patent infringement. D’oh indeed. On 26 July …

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8 things you need to do now that Facebook has banned “like-gating”

“Like our page!” is a phrase you see a lot on Facebook.  But following a change to Facebook’s Platform Policy last week, you may not see it as much.  Great news for users, but maybe not-so-great news for those businesses relying on like-gates to gain traction on Facebook.  Here are 8 things that all businesses on Facebook will want to think about now …

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Can Sports Data protect its Sports Data? The Federal Court refuses interlocutory relief to protect input criteria for sports statistics

Sports statistics – watching sport just wouldn’t be the same without them these days. What percentage of second serves did Federer make to the backhand? What percent of penalties did Messi take to the left side of the goal? What is the average number of offloads from Paul Gallen per game? These statistics are useful of course, not just to …

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