Oxford_Comma_Lover writes: The Wall Street Journal is reporting that five suspects in the Unigen robbery were arrested. 1.7 million flash memory chips destined for Google were stolen by masked gunmen who walked into the Unigen headquarters in February.
Oxford_Comma_Lover writes: Bing has been copying, or at least mining, Google's search results in the long tail. Google's search algorithms, for those not keeping track, are mostly closely guarded secrets--not patents. Whereas patents are disclosed to the public in exchange for a limited monopoly, trade secrets are usually (absent contract) not protected by the courts against reverse engineering (YMMV, consult a lawyer). So Google, having decided to forego much legal protection so it can avoid disclosing its algorithms, is now resorting to calling Bing unfair.