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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

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The Trademark Battle: FaceCash vs FaceBook

Written on August 29, 2010 by Rudfer Tyron

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Facebook should go home triumphant in the trademark battle, or else. The social media seems to conjure such an image as it goes from court to court filing complaints against similarly named sites, like Teachbook and Placebook.

First, it wanted nobody else using the word “book” at the end of its name, be it a company or a product. Now it wants to block those who are using “Face” at the beginning of their names. Beware because Facebook is currently attempting to register the word “Face” as a trademark. A UK-based company operating a site called Faceparty.com handed over the trademark application for “Face” to Facebook presumably around November 2008, when the latter’s lawyers started working with the USPTO.

Now here is another story: one man is disapproving of the trademark. Aaron Greenspan, a classmate to Zuckerberg’s at Harvard–the man who laid and later resigned claim for having Facebook started. Greenspan now owns Think Computer, the company running the mobile payment system called FaceCash.

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