Google Stumbles in Texas IP Fight With Apple Group
Google Inc. and its lawyers at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan have lost an early bid to knock out patent infringement claims by Rockstar Consortium, the Apple Inc.-backed group that snatched up Nortel Networks Inc.'s patent portfolio in a 2011 auction.
Wall Street Journal
Mistrial in Trinity Whistleblower Suit
A federal judge Friday declared a mistrial in a whistleblower lawsuit that questions the safety of thousands of highway guardrail end caps on the nation's roads.
Public hearing process for GoBus fare increases
On July 2, 2014, the ETCOG Executive Committee approved to begin the public hearing process required to raise fare rates for GoBus rural public transportation system.
Hats Off to the Mayor
We love Mayor Ed Smith of Marshall, Texas. He's a real mover and shaker when it comes to encouraging citizens to take control of their health.
Why Do Patent Trolls Go to Texas? It's Not for the BBQ
There is a lot in our current patent system that is in need of reform. The Patent Office is too lax in granting patents .
Texas town goes vegan, promotes healthier eating
The mayor of a town in the middle of America's "stroke belt" changed the culture of his entire community by simply eating his vegetables.
Treviso Announces Medical Director and Management
LONGVIEW, TX, June 27, 2014-Treviso Transitional Care, a post-acute transitional health care center, today announced that Longview Orthopedic Surgeon Stephen Littlejohn will serve as its medical director.
Harrison County jailer arrested, admits to having sex with inmate
Important news for anyone who drives a Chrysler. The automaker is recalling nearly 700,000 vehicles due to an ignition switch problem Think about this, how many times a day do you think you touch your smartphone, hundreds maybe? Researchers say what we leave behind on our smartphones amounts to a personal "bacteria blueprint" or a fingerprint that ... (more)
The Beaumont Enterprise
Daytime killing brought end to Beaumont brothels, backroom games
Pistol shots disturbed a quiet July afternoon on Crockett Street, killing a prominent Beaumont racketeer and setting in motion the wheels that would bring the notorious James Commission to town.Marshall spent two years in prison for killing Giles but was exonerated in 1964 when the shooting was ruled self-defense.In a 2005 interview with The ... (more)
LSU Health news
The first dually trained emergency medicine/family medicine physician was recently celebrated at a special graduation event.