The crescendo of media reports about the advent of a DIY printable firearm has caused an understandable uproar. In the wake of so many high-profile, mass-casualty incidents involving firearms — and a of
Microsoft has poured a lot of money into Nook Media, the publishing company that Barnes and Noble spun out in October, 2012—$300 million. Now Microsoft is rumored to be buying the entire company, for billion.
Despite what you may have read, New Zealand is not “banning” software patents. Indeed, the country has never explicitly allowed the patenting of software in the first place, and excluding software from