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Alleged “patent troll” benefited from state tech programs

October 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Did you see the news reports after a federal jury rejected the claims of a company that had been seeking $93.7 million in damages due to what it had said was infringement on several patents by Apple Computer? The website arstechnica.com has a good story about the case (“Jury trial concludes: Apple slaps down patent […]

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Tags: Business · Media · Politics · Tech

Special Senate Session on judicial nominees overlooked by news media

October 22nd, 2014 · 5 Comments

The State Senate is in session this week for hearings to consider three judicial nominations, including two by Gov. Neil Abercrombie, likely his last. The Star-Advertiser ran a brief Associated Press story on the hearings, which in turn is attributed to information published by West Hawaii Today. It seems this matter has been almost entirely […]

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Tags: Court · Media · Politics

A reader comments on today’s Star-Advertiser

October 20th, 2014 · 17 Comments

This comment in from a reader: Front page of today’s paper is a full two page wrap around of local weather art. Photo by AP. Nothing special about the photo. When I was in college I had one professor who used to say “if you can’t make it good make it big” Another example of […]

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Tags: Media

“Honolulu Advertiser”, The Auction

October 19th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Here’s what happened when the heavy brass sign that once graced the Honolulu Advertiser went on the auction block. Yesterday’s auction was by Wendy McClain, McClain’s Ultimate Attic.

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Tags: History · Media

Honolulu Advertiser items on the auction block

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Refugees from the old Honolulu Advertiser, or history buffs generally, might be interested in several items to be offered in an auction by Wendy McClain of McClain’s Ultimate Attic. It’s scheduled for Saturday morning at 10 a.m., 780 South Beretania Street, directly across from the police station. You can click through to the catalog of […]

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Tags: Art · Media · Photographs