Posts Tagged ‘ Google ’

Java IP War: The Obama Administration Picks the Wrong Side

Jun 8th, 2015 | Filed under: Intellectual Property, Technology, Today's Post

The Solicitor General, speaking for the United States, has filed the expected amicus brief in the Google/Oracle showdown. The SG's position is that the Supreme Court should refuse to hear the case so that the lower courts can get back to using what the brief calls the "flexible fair use doctrine" to do justice.


What’s in a Copyright? Java API Case Before U.S. Supreme Court

May 25th, 2015 | Filed under: Institutional Investing, Intellectual Property, Technology, Today's Post

High-stakes litigation between Google and Oracle approaches its resolution at the Supreme Court. For seekers of alpha, this isn't just about what investments to make, but about the way one goes about making them, the very mechanics of trading.


GOOG to Test Buy-on-Antitrust-Charge Theory

Apr 26th, 2015 | Filed under: Alpha Seekers, Legislation/Court rulings, Technology, Today's Post

Look for the EC sometime in the near future to bring a complaint about the contracts into which Google has entered with manufacturers that require them to construct the handsets in a way that favors Google’s famous search engine [over, for example, Microsoft’s Bing.] But consider that even this preliminary skirmish over comparison shopping might be a bullish sign for GOOG.


Alpha Hunters: Generating Alpha From .Com Giants

Jan 5th, 2012 | Filed under: Alpha Hunters, Alpha Strategies, Today's Post

Google, Apple, eBay and Amazon have a combined market capitalization of almost double the top five world retailers combined. We investigate the alpha opportunities with these dot-com giants.