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News University of Wisconsin wins Apple patent battle

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Gareth Halfacree, 14 Oct 2015.

  1. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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  2. Dave Lister

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    Great news ! a company with no morals having to give money to education. Or have my specs gone all rose tinted ?
     
  3. Parge

    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    Sadly US universities are more of a for profit business than anything else, it just so happens that their business is education.
     
  4. schmidtbag

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    Agreed - it's hardly a win here, but, I would much rather a university have all that money than Apple, especially a university that isn't very well-known. As long as that money goes toward the school itself and not whoever owns the school then this could be really beneficial.
     
  5. SchizoFrog

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    Main Bit-Tech page, article link sub heading

    'Could be OWNED...'
     
  6. Corky42

    Corky42 Where's walle?

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    I wonder how much of that money the people who came up with the idea get to see.
     
  7. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Fixed, ta!
     
  8. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    I know it was a typo, but I wouldn't put it past Apple to just buy the uni...
     
  9. John_T

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    If I had to hazard a guess, I'd somewhere between 10-15% of absolutely bugger-all of it...
     
  10. theshadow2001

    theshadow2001 [DELETE] means [DELETE]

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    Wow, $900 million. That's almost enough to put one American through a full degree program.
     
  11. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    It would've got them all the way through uni, but they stubbed their toe first week there and had to go to the ER...
     
  12. Corky42

    Corky42 Where's walle?

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    Well now you're just being silly, when there's money to be made the advancement of the general population can damn well wait. ;) :D
     
  13. David

    David Take my advice — I’m not using it.

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    Apple will make that much money in about four or five days.
     

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