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Busting a Move: Lessons for entrepreneurs from the world of competitive hip-hop dance
Thursday, December 8, 2016 by Sean Hsieh
I’ve always enjoyed dancing, but I didn’t have the opportunity to get serious about it until my first year at the University of California, Irvine, when I auditioned for a competitive hip-hop team called CADC. Little did I know, it was also at UC-Irvine where I would meet Bayan Towfiq and Jordan Levy, who later become my partners at Flowroute, a communi...
The Application Developers Alliance Calls Out FTC Ruling As Falling Short
Thursday, December 11, 2014 by Richard Harris
The Application Developers Alliance forcefully criticized the Federal Trade Commission’s proposed agreement to end enforcement litigation against a notorious patent troll for being too weak and failing to deter future bad behavior by this troll or others. The Commission had sued MPHJ Technologies for sending deceptive patent demand letters to thousands of businesses and...
O Brother, Where Art Thou How New Laws Are Governing the Collection and Use of Geolocation Information Inside Apps
Saturday, September 20, 2014 by Adam Grant
Trying to find out where someone is located is valuable information for businesses and attorneys, but there are new laws winding their way through Congress which directly impact how this information is obtained. In 2000, George Clooney appeared in the Joel and Ethan Coen comedy titled O Brother, Where Art Thou? The Coen brothers’ movie created the story as a modern...