RembrandtX writes "With The Open Hardware Foundation ramping up, and with the developing component service, BugLabs being primed for business, the guys at PatentMonkey.com quietly launched a new feature allowing free search for patents that are expired. They pulled an example of Cell Phones that are abandoned or Expired. Don't complain about the lame ones, they are free."
Submission Summary: 0 pending, 11 declined, 0 accepted (11 total, 0.00% accepted)
RembrandtX writes "Yahoo recently received an issued patent that firmly stakes claims on any online, customizable feed readers and AJAX template websites. Google's success with Personalized Home Pages with integrated GMail, Google Maps is clearly a firm target and if history is any indication, Yahoo may seek another ownership stake in Google. Yahoo's new patent has far reaching implications for web developers interested in providing online, customizable websites with real-time information. Assuming this is a valid patent, Yahoo is going to have to make a choice between developers and shareholders. More coverage at PatentMonkey."