Patent trolls chase app developers out of the U.S.

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http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Kootol Software Ltd. has sent & a notice& to Apple, Faccebook, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Twitter, and several dozen other tech companies regarding a soon-to-be-awarded patent on a & core technology& apparently involving social networking. Meanwhile, legal attacks by & patent troll& Lodsys are causing small app developers to withdraw from the U.S. completely, according to a July 15 roundup by London's Guardian.... (Embedded)