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TiVo To Get $500 Million In Patent Settlement

Rather than incur the wrath of Judge Folsom, Echostar agreed to pay half a billion dollars for rights to use (and continue to use) TiVo’s patented time-warping methods. The past several years represent millions lost by TiVo in both litigation expenses and time lost, which, as Mike Masnick suggests, could have been re-invested by TiVo years ago to continue innovating.

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