News links for 2 March 2013
Judge knocks 40% off jury's $1.05B verdict in Apple v. Samsung
"Update: A complete list of devices affected by Friday's order have been included below.
Vanessa Blum, federal courts reporter for The Recorder in San Francisco tweeted on Friday that Judge Koh had struck roughly $450 million off the damage award Apple won in its case against Samsung. Koh has reportedly ordered a new trial for the $450 million."
Pentagon's Scariest Robot Can Now Hurl Cinder Blocks Your Way
"The robot, built by Army Research Laboratory Boston Dynamics, is designed to tramp across uneven terrain, and it does a good job of it. But now it's got an extra arm, which it can use to pick things up."
Doing The “Harlem Shake” In Mid-Air Apparently Isn’t Cool With The Folks At The FAA – Th...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.