The technology patent war just took a rather interesting turn earlier today when a judge gave the verdict that Motorola’s patents are not worth the $4 billion per year it mandates Microsoft to pay. In fact, the ruling declares that Motorola’s patents are worth far less — think $3.82 billion less. This is a massive,...

With a little help from the court, that is. The Moscow District Federal Court ruled in favor of Microsoft after the company claimed rights over the domain name. Windows.ru was previously owned by a Russian businesschap by the name of Dmitry Shapovalov. And no, that’s not him in the image above, in case you were...