Sunday, April 30, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Hacker Gets Access To Unreleased "Orange Is The New Black" Netflix Episodes
Turkey Blocks Access To Wikipedia
Qualcomm Slashes Profit Expectations As Apple Refuses To Pay Royalty Payments
Kodi Clarifies DRM Stance, Shuts Down Rumors
ASML Countersues Nikon Over Alleged Patent Infringement
Image Sensors, Batteries And Playstation Boosts Sony's Profit
Cost Cuts Start Paying Off For Sharp
New Nintendo 2DS XL Gaming Handheld System Coming On July 28
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Yahoo S...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Yahoo Sues Facebook For Patent Infringements


Yahoo is suing the social networking giant Facebook over 10 patents that include ways to advertise on the Web.

The lawsuit filed in San Jose federal court Monday marks the first major patent battle in social networking. It comes as Facebook prepares to go public this spring in one of the most hotly anticipated stock market debuts in years.

"Yahoo has invested substantial resources in research and development through the years, which has resulted in numerous patented inventions of technology that other companies have licensed," a Yahoo spokesman said in an emailed statement. "Unfortunately, the matter with Facebook remains unresolved, and we are compelled to seek redress in federal court."

"We're disappointed that Yahoo, a longtime business partner of Facebook and a company that has substantially benefited from its association with Facebook, has decided to resort to litigation," the a Facebook spokesman said.

Two of the 10 patents at issue are related to social networking technology. Most focus on online advertising, including methods for preventing "click fraud," as well as privacy and technology for customizing the information users see on a Web page.

The case in U.S. District Court, Northern District of California is Yahoo Inc. v. Facebook Inc., 12-cv-1212.


Previous
Next
Samsung Offers Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade for GALAXY S II        All News        New Cortex-M0+ Processor Targets Low-Cost MCU, Sensor and Control Markets
Gartner Says the Personal Cloud Will Replace The PC by 2014     General Computing News      Net Neutrality Study Shows Excessive Blocking and Throttling Internet Traffic in Europe

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Facebook to Display Related Articles Before You Read The News
Facebook Releases Two New Surround 360 Video Cameras, Futuristic projects Focused On Silent Speech Communications
Facebook Outlines Its Strategy for Augmented Reality At F8 2017
Facebook Is Launching Group Payments in Messenger
Facebook's Mobile Assistant M Now Offers Suggestions For Chatting
Facebook To Educate Users Identify Fake News
Facebook To Protect Intimate Images
Facebook To Add More Wifi Hotspots In Africa
Facebook Attacks Snapchat With New Camera Features
Facebook's Messenger App Will Expose Your Location For An Hour
Facebook Introduces Message Reactions and Mentions For Messenger
Now You Can Go Live On Facebook From Your Computer

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .