Every Friday we publish our "Follow Friday" series which features a few industry news articles we would like to share with you. We are constantly finding interesting, fun, exciting, noteworthy, shocking and industry-changing articles all week long on the internet. Check us out every week to see what catches our eye around the web!
This week's Follow Friday articles include "How to regulate cloud computing," "The History of the Modern Graphics Processor," and more.
Study: One-quarter of U.S. patents issued this year will be in mobile - InfoWorld
By Stephen Lawson
The land rush for mobile patents is so feverish that about one-quarter of all patents issued in the U.S. this year will be mobile-related, according to a study released on Wednesday. "It just shows, given the number of filings, how competitive that space has become," said Chetan Sharma, founder and president of Chetan Sharma Consulting. He studied statistics about patent applications and grants in Europe and the U.S. over the past 20 years.
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How to regulate cloud computing? - The Guardian
By Mark O'Conor, Patrick van Eecke & Jessica Turner
Regulatory issues around data protection and security can be addressed to realise the potential of cloud computing. Who can fail to have noticed the emergence of cloud as the current technology buzzword? Recent commentary has explained how the cloud can transform business and yet sceptics have been falling over themselves to highlight the barriers to its realisation. However, cloud computing entails many of the same considerations and controls as outsourcing to an offshore vendor and, as such, the issues can be addressed and the advantages of cloud computing realised.
Read more to see the other stories of interest this week.