"This was a pivotal case that we could not settle."
News broke late last night—Newegg lost a $2.3 million verdict in its patent trial with TQP. Ars has followed the case throughout, and Newegg promised to appeal. But many commenters are lamenting the failures of the patent system today… and vowing to shop at Newegg on Black Friday.
“It’s not entirely clear who or what “The Itsy-Bitsy Pterodactyl” is, but it’s either a metaphor for Yahoo, the Internet, or life itself.”—Only 25% of Yahoo employees are using its mail service, so it was time to beg. You must check out the company’s internal memo.