Tech firms tell patent court to ignore Allergan deal with tribe

(Reuters) – Over 30 technology companies including Alphabet Inc , Amazon.com Inc and Facebook Inc. on Friday urged a U.S. patent court to disregard drugmaker Allergan Plc’s contention that its transfer of some of its patents to a Native American tribe shields them from the court’s review.

Tech firms tell patent court to ignore Allergan deal with tribe

(Reuters) – Over 30 technology companies including Alphabet Inc , Amazon.com Inc and Facebook Inc. on Friday urged a U.S. patent court to disregard drugmaker Allergan Plc’s contention that its transfer of some of its patents to a Native American tribe shields them from the court’s review.

Review: Visiting Nazgûl – An Evening Of Late Schumann And Darker Schubert

Weird, late Schumann, a captivating Scriabin’s “White Mass”, and blisteringly dark Schubert: Some piano recitals are more unforgettable than others.

U.S. prosecutors seek arrest of illegal immigrant acquitted of Kate Steinle murder

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Friday sought to arrest an illegal immigrant acquitted of murdering a San Francisco woman in a case raised during the 2016 presidential campaign, saying his conviction on a lesser weapons charge violated the terms of his supervised release.

General Electric lays off workers at power business in New York

NEW YORK (Reuters) – General Electric Co said on Friday it was laying off workers at its power division in Schenectady, New York, as it tries to reduce costs after a steep profit drop at the division.

Three Chinese car firms plan new tech cooperation

Three State-owned Chinese automakers on Friday announced a broad-ranging cooperation plan to promote technological innovation, optimize full-value chain operations, expand global markets and explore new business models.