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12/2/2010 01:04 AM EST
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pixies
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pixies   12/3/2010 8:52:43 PM
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Bobby, Intel has a license deal with Rumbus back in late 90s.

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selinz   12/2/2010 9:48:07 PM
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Rambus doesn't really need to worry about keeping themselves on everybody's good guy list. They've been off of that for a long time. With a market cap of 2.3B with 350 employees, they probably couldn't care less. Sounds like most of their interactions with companies are hostile in nature....

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old account Frank Eory   12/2/2010 8:03:06 PM
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This reminds me of a plaque I once saw on a patent attorney's office wall: Claim 1. A device consisting of p-type and n-type silicon.

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jhchang   12/2/2010 4:07:18 PM
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Meet the king of the troll!

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bobbytsai   12/2/2010 3:11:24 PM
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any reason they don't go after Intel, AMD or IBM ? all use these interface in their products ? did these companies license this IP from RAMBUS ?

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Napoleon on Elba   12/2/2010 1:24:15 PM
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"patent trolls" meet the chief troll, founder of Rambus www-vlsi.stanford.edu/~horowitz/

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subman   12/2/2010 5:55:53 AM
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Selling memory? They have no tangible products. They are a lawyer house..."patent trolls"...scooping up IP here and there and then working to license it or turn it into lawsuits. Their preference seems to be IP that turned into industry standards.

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Neo10   12/2/2010 3:42:44 AM
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Are these blokes still selling memory or do they have a full horde of lawyers who are asked to meet their yearly targets? Rambus has excellent technology but the problem is they want to be the one house for anything memory, which is a tall order. Except for some high value products which are thinly spread they will not be known anywhere else.

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BalaLak   12/2/2010 1:57:39 AM
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Reminds me of the SCO group's lawsuits against Linux vendors!

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rick merritt   12/2/2010 1:19:31 AM
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Apparently Rambus thinks it is owed royalties on anything using I/O or memory. Nice work if you can get it!

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