Posted: December 8th, 2011 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: Technoid, Technology | Tags: Apple, Apple iPad, Breaking News, Federal Court, Galaxy Tablet PC, High Court of Australia, Litigation, Samsung, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Standout | Comments Off
Apple has lost an Australian High Court bid to stop Samsung selling its Galaxy Tablet PC in Australia.
The Full Bench of the High Court of Australia has ruled in Samsung’s favor, saying the argument from Apple’s lawyers had insufficient prospect of success. Last month, the Australian Federal Court reversed a prior ruling that banned the sale of the Samsung Galaxy S 10.1 Tablet PC in Australia. The Court noted that a prior ruling granting Apples requested ban on the product had not properly weighed the strength of Apples case. Apple was today seeking special leave to appeal a previous decision of the same court, if granted it would have been unlikely that the Samsung Galaxy Tablet PC would ever have seen the insides of a retail store in Australia. Today’s High Court ruling agreed with Samsung and the judges denied Apples “special leave with costs”
Posted: November 23rd, 2011 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: Technoid, Technology | Tags: Breaking News, Dr Brent Coker, Technoid Computer News, Technoid Porn, University of Melbourne, Video, Viral Video, Viral Video Algorithm, YouTube | Comments Off
A marketing professor at the University of Melbourne says he has developed an algorithm to explain what makes an internet video go viral. YouTube has only existed for six years, but already there are more than 20 videos that have each been viewed by more than 100 million people. Videos that go viral often depict funny or amusing situations captured by everyday people – like ‘Charlie bit my finger’, featuring a young boy complaining of his baby brother’s toothy habits, which has exceeded 100 million views. Until now no-one has had a real theory about what makes a video go viral, but University of Melbourne marketing professor Dr Brent Coker thinks his algorithm can explain the success of viral videos. READ MORE