Jerry

88 Flips | 10 Magazines | 9 Likes | 203 Following | 125 Followers | @jrey | Something about myself.

Tech giants like Google and Facebook will closely watch one guy's Supreme Court case against Spokeo on Monday

Thomas Robins filed a proposed class action in which he said Spokeo's incorrect listing hurt his job prospects and violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act, which requires consumer reporting agencies to ensure that information about people they report on as accurate.<p>A judge threw out the case because …

At long last, Filipino food arrives. What took it so long?

Nearly three years ago, before most Americans could pronounce sinigang, let alone find a place to enjoy the sour soup, Andrew Zimmern predicted Filipino cuisine would soon become the darling of diners who collect restaurant experiences like seashells on the beach. If you survey the dining landscape …

Washington D.C.

Google Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court in Oracle Java Copying Case

The U.S. Supreme Court let Oracle Corp. press accusations that Google Inc. developed the Android smartphone operating system by improperly copying …

Milan Guide: Highlights for the Hungry Business Traveler

<i>From the June 2015 edition of</i> Reserve<i>, a Bloomberg Brief publication.</i><p>Milan is often accused of being the second city of Italy—a by-product of its …

Italy

Top Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Launching Startups

High-impact entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart. Most venture-backed businesses don’t achieve the levels of success their founders and …

U.S. Technology Funding -- What's Going On?

What’s going on in the public markets? What are all these so-called “unicorns”? What’s going on in venture capital? ...'This time is different.'

Unicorns

What Happens When an Ex-Google Executive Creates a School System?

Emma Eisner, a 12-year-old with short hair dyed green in parts, has roped off an area around an art project she’s building from cardboard. “Go away, …

Education

Mapping The Regulations Protecting Children’s Privacy Online

Josh Yaker Contributor<p>Josh Yaker is the director of legal services at HelloWorld<p>The Internet can seem like a place without adult supervision, but in a space where minors are a growing segment of the online audience, companies are subject to a complex landscape of laws, regulations, and codes of …

Google versus Oracle case exposes differences within Obama administration

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration has been locked in internal wrangling over what position to take in high profile litigation between two American technology giants, Google and Oracle, according to multiple sources familiar with the discussions. It faces an end-of-May …

Inside The Mind That Built Google Brain: On Life, Creativity, And Failure

<i>(Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty)</i><p>Here's a list of universities with arguably the greatest computer science programs: Carnegie Mellon, MIT, UC Berkeley, and Stanford. These are the same places, respectively, where Andrew Ng received his bachelor's degree, his master's, his Ph.D., and has taught for 12 …

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Who will win?

At this point it's the only question worth asking: Who is going to win Saturday night?<p>For more details on some of the predictions below, click on the …

Patents Site

Google Patent Opportunity Submission<p>To access the Google Patent Opportunity Submission portal (including patent acquisition requests)<p>LOT Network<p>The …

Common opponents break down Mayweather-Pacquiao

Before Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao square off in their long-awaited showdown May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas -- in what is expected to be …

Top 10 Internet Law Developments Of 2014

It’s time for my annual recap of the top Internet Law developments of the year.<p><b>#10: Copyright Fair Use Tilts To Defense</b>. Larry Lessig has famously said that “fair use in America simply means the right to hire a lawyer to defend your right to create.” While that may still be the case, 2014 was …

Privacy

Why Xiaomi Is Not Coming To America Anytime Soon: It Only Has 2 US Patents

Xiaomi, a top Chinese phone maker that is currently one of the tech world’s most buzzworthy companies, is cautiously eyeing the U.S. market. But any …

Rebecca Tushnet's 43(B)log

What if Coco Chanel had been the plaintiff in Smith v. Chanel? This question made me very happy, and I got a bunch of interesting answers on my final:<p>…

Eric Goldman

Santilli claims to have developed a telescope that can detect antimatter. Van Erp is dubious about that claim. Van Erp ran a blog that included posts …

Alzheimer's Disease

Sneak Peek At Flipboard’s Apple Watch App

Among the many new applications designed for Apple Watch, there are still a few big names who had yet to reveal how their apps will look and operate. One of those names is Flipboard, the social magazine app which is currently available on iOS, Android, Windows, and more recently, the web. The …

Facebook, Twitter -- And A Tussle At SXSW Over First Amendment

Are Facebook and Twitter justified in taking down content that they deem to be abusive, hateful or likely to promote violence, even if such posts might enjoy free-speech protection under the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution? That question touched off a feisty debate today at the South by …

Social Media

Black Box Society by Frank Pasquale: A chilling vision of how Big Data has invaded our lives.

Can a computer program be racist? Imagine this scenario: A program that screens rental applicants is primed with examples of personal history, debt, …

Astronomers Find a Long-Lost Ocean on Mars

The ancient sea covered a fifth of the planet's surface, to a depth of at least a mile.<p>Astronomers using some of the world's most powerful telescopes have determined that an ocean at least a mile deep covered a significant fraction of the Martian surface four billion years ago.<p>The research, …

Space Travel

Reddit and Blogger tighten up rules on pornography

Social networking and news site Reddit has said it will remove photos, videos and links with explicit content if the person in the image has not given permission for it to be posted.<p>Google, meanwhile, is going to ban most nude photos and video from publicly accessible sites on its Blogger …

Internet

2016 BMW 2-series Gran Tourer: The Front-Wheel-Drive BMW Mini-Minivan

Really, BMW?<p>Soccer moms rejoice, everyone else take a deep breath: BMW is introducing a three-row, front-wheel-drive minivan, the 2-series Gran Tourer. It's a seven-seat version of the 2-series Active Tourer, and despite the model designation, it is the polar opposite of that other 2-series that …

Automotive Design

Where is Silicon Valley?

AAAS login provides access to <i>Science</i> for AAAS members, and access to other journals in the <i>Science</i> family to users who have purchased individual …