Chris Remus

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Boston University Accuses Apple Of Ripping Off A Professor's Patented Technology

In doing so, Apple has "caused and will continue to cause substantial and irreparable damage to the University," according to the complaint, the Herald notes.<p>According to the Herald, the suit alleges that computer engineering professor Theodore D. Moustakas' patented electronic semiconductor is a …

Using Trello to Keep Track of Ideas

They say that ideas are "a dime a dozen" and that it's the execution that matters. However, there is no chance of ever executing on an idea if you …

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The Rise Of The Million Dollar, One-Person Business

For most people who start a one-person business, riches don’t follow. The U.S. Census Bureau’s recently released annual report on “non-employer” businesses found that there were 22.5 million “nonemployer firms” in 2011. They had average revenues of $44,000. That’s in the ballpark of the average …

Why Living in a City Makes You More Innovative

Scientists say population density promotes creativity. Photo courtesy of Flickr user caribb<p>I’d be the first to concede that the image of Archimedes …

A Simple Rule to Eliminate Useless Meetings

Ask your team to identify their biggest productivity killer and inevitably two issues will rise to the top of the list: managing their inboxes and …

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What Consulting Companies Can Learn From Product Companies

Hiya guys!<p>Patrick (patio11) here. You signed up for periodic emails from me about making and selling software. I think this might well be the first …

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Big Labor’s Anti-Immigration Rumor Machine

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Vivek Wadhwa is a fellow at Stanford Law School, Director of Research at Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University, and VP of Innovation and Research at Singularity University. He is the author of The Immigrant Exodus: Why America Is Losing the Global Race to Capture</i> …

Valuation vs Ownership

I am talking at the PreMoney conference today (via Skype) and I woke up thinking about the challenges facing the VC industry. I hope to talk a bit …

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Here's Why The TV Apps Economy Will Be A $14 Billion Business

According to new research published this week, the TV apps economy is forecasted to reach $14 billion by 2017.<p>Gaudy numbers to be sure, but let me tell you why that number may ultimately be conservative.<p>First off, the traditional TV navigation guide is on its way out, being replaced by new …

BabyList, A Universal Baby Registry Built By An Ex-Amazon Developer & Mom, Raises $650K

BabyList, the online universal baby registry which lets couples request unconventional items – like diaper service subscriptions, for example – in addition to gifts from around the web, has raised $620,000 in seed funding from 500 Startups, Okapi Venture Capital, Altair Capital, Chris Messina, Mike …

US Panel Deals A Big Blow To 'Patent Trolls'

The International Trade Commission said it will soon require some complaining companies to prove upfront that they have a significant presence in the United States.<p>The commission said it created a pilot program in which its six administrative judges will in some cases determine within 100 days if …

Appfuel Is A Simple Way For App Developers To Balance Monetization And Growth

Appfuel is aiming to make it easy for mobile app developers to manage the tradeoff between user growth and monetization.<p>Cross-promotion between apps is a big part of the ecosystem, but CEO Andrew Boos said Appfuel is unique because of its simplicity. Developers add a “suggested apps” unit to their …

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Pre-roll ads can be patented: appeals court rules in Hulu case

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>The country’s top patent court has ruled that playing an ad before someone watches a piece of content on the internet is not …