Apple takes aim at the medical device industry

Apple takes aim at the medical device industry

The medical device market presents a ripe expansion opportunity for smartphone makers. They are used to designing hardware under strict size constraints, have plenty of experience working with biometric sensors and run some of the most cost-efficient manufacturing supply chains on the planet. So it shouldn’t come as a too big of a surprise that…

Akamai and Limelight settle their decade-long patent dispute

Akamai and Limelight settle their decade-long patent dispute

In the late 1990s, when the Internet was only starting to go global, two engineers from MIT figured out a way to make the expansion much smoother. They proposed that websites should store text, images and other static content in multiple data centers around the world to reduce the distance that international browser requests must…