* Posts by Sir Bob

4 posts • joined 26 Apr 2011

Google: The one trick pony learns a second trick

Sir Bob

Google are not evil...

...at the moment. How many people are Google suing for patent violations? They just seem to be trying to compete with the major players without resorting to dirty tricks.

Seems to me to be a more consumer friendly way of operating.

HTC loses prelim patent ruling to Apple, takes stock hit

Sir Bob


This isn't about a daft patent system. This is about a couple of stupidly rich American corporations being allowed to stiffly roger every consumer on the face of planet Earth. My arse is feeling pretty sore at the moment.

This bollocks is begging for governmental antitrust intervention or one of those massively successful Facebook campaigns.

Behind Microsoft's $15 Samsung Android royalty claim

Sir Bob

What we need is...

Elliot Ness. If you squint a bit Steve Ballmer looks an awful lot like Al Capone.

Boffins pull plug on SETI alien-seeking antenna array

Sir Bob

The funding was pulled after a revision to the Drake equation

The boffins added accountants to the equation and realised that all science was knobbed.

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2019