Eerie Photos Of Abandoned Shopping Malls Show The Changing Face Of Suburbia | Co.Exist

Over the next couple of decades, as many as half of the malls in the U.S. may be abandoned.

via Eerie Photos Of Abandoned Shopping Malls Show The Changing Face Of Suburbia | Co.Exist | ideas + impact.

Special Report: How the U.S. made its Putin problem worse | Reuters

“Putin is a reflection of Russia.”

“This weird notion that Putin will go away and there will suddenly be a pliant Russia is false.”

via Special Report: How the U.S. made its Putin problem worse | Reuters.

U.S. appeals court revives Apple patent lawsuit against Google | Reuters

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit had been hearing two cases – one in which Apple accused Motorola Mobility, which has since been bought by Google, of infringing its patents.

Motorola, in turn, accused Apple of infringing three patents, including one that is essential to ensuring smartphones are interoperable.

via U.S. appeals court revives Apple patent lawsuit against Google | Reuters.

Around the World in Ten Photos — WordPress.com

Around the World in Ten Photos — Blog — WordPress.com.

Worldwide M&A activity tops $1 trillion so far this year | Reuters

Worldwide M&A activity tops $1 trillion so far this year | Reuters.

TVTechnology: Deconstructing Aereo’s Patent

The puzzler is why the plaintiffs—TV stations and networks—didn’t pursue this technical angle more aggressively in the first place.

via TVTechnology: Deconstructing Aereo's Patent.

Netflix, Aereo, and the Future of the Internet – No Jitter

Underneath the technology shifts that the Internet has created are a series of business shifts perhaps even more profound.

via Netflix, Aereo, and the Future of the Internet – Post – No Jitter.

Aereo, the Cloud and the Copyright: Legal analysis | TVMIX

Based on yesterday’s argument,

it is clear the Court will take steps to protect the individual’s right to use technology offered by companies in the cloud computing industry to privately perform copyrighted work.

via Aereo, the Cloud and the Copyright: Legal analysis | TVMIX Live TV News.

The Future of Affordable TV : The New Yorker

In the early days of TV, broadcast stations transmitted their programming over the air, and televisions picked up those signals directly.

Television owners paid nothing to watch what appeared on their televisions; the only “cost” was watching the advertising that would interrupt the shows.

Cable television interrupted this model by charging for large packages of channels piped directly into homes—the free ones, along with extra channels available only to cable subscribers.

via The Future of Affordable TV : The New Yorker.

Everything you need to know about Capital — the hot summer beach read

[ Piketty ]

Possibly some people who bought it were under the impression that, for once, they were just flat out selling capital on Amazon,

so you could join the ranks of the rich-and-getting-richer now, for a flat fee of $39.95. Alas, this is not the case …

via Everything you need to know about Capital — the hot summer beach read.