What unleashed the beast in the Finnish company was its decision to sell its handset division to Microsoft a while back. As long as Nokia was a phone company, it was bound by a web of cross-licensing deals limiting how much it can charge for its thousands of handset-related patents. Nokia needed to use both essential and non-essential patents held by Samsung, Apple, Motorola and other industry giants, which put a rather severe cap on how much it could charge other phone vendors. But when Nokia got out of handset business, the need for those cross-licensing deals vanished and Nokia emerged as a Non-Practicing Entity (NPE).
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9 sprint-car event in Canandaigua, New York. A sampling of reactions from drivers and others in the NASCAR community: “We all feel for him going through what he’s going through to work through this tragic accident, but you know what, he’ll get there and we’ll be here to help.” — Danica Patrick , teammate at Stewart-Haas Racing “We all can’t imagine what he has to go through and still goes through, but I’m sure for him, it’s going to be good therapy to get back in the race car. I mean, when you’re sitting in that seat and you’re going around a race track, that’s all you’re thinking about. You have to have all your focus on that. We all support him and obviously love having him back.” — Denny Hamlin , former teammate at Joe Gibbs Racing “I think it’s very important that our core media obviously understands who Tony Stewart is and understand the emotions and different things that come with our sport and as I’ve watched and been very frustrated through a lot of this situation, you get outside of our core media and the perception is tough to see and listen to. For me, it’s very important for those people to understand that our sport is just like other sports. There’s a lot of emotion involved in what we do and you see those highlight reels of people throwing stuff and, in this particular case, Tony throwing stuff or getting mad and saying things and getting into the heat of the moment.
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Weissmann argues that the innovation critique has been somewhat unfair to accreditation agencies, which have granted institutions like Western Governors University latitude to operate a very different model. But proof by existence is not sufficient; for every innovative provider, how many never even got started because the transaction costs of going through the regulatory process were too high? (Parenthetically, in negotiating regulatory hurdles, it helps to be the creation of 19 governors and to have a federal law on the books that was specifically designed to allow you to operate).
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So that could be the one, but I certainly feel we need another forward and with only a couple of days to go [until the transfer window shuts] its going to be rushed, so lets hope its the right player as well. Remy spent last season on loan with Newcastle United and was a big part of the club’s push away from the bottom half of the Premier League table. Now, though, it seems that bigger challenges lie ahead, with Champions League clubs beckoning for the striker’s signature. Marco van Ginkel Marco van Ginkel recently turned down a move to Milan so that he could stay and fight for his place in Mourinho’s side, per the Daily Mail’s Simon Jones , but it’s a Premier League loan that may lie in his immediate future.
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Fiat had so far ruled out asset sales and a share issue, but may go for a mandatory convertible bond. Marchionne had previously said any decision on financing would only be taken after FCA was created. The merger plan could have failed if the carmaker had been asked to pay more than 500 million euros ($658 million) to dissenting investors who tendered their shares, exercising a legal right triggered by Fiat’s decision to move its registered offices away from Italy. Fiat said on Friday it was finishing a count of shares for which cash exit rights had been validly exercised, but it could already say that the 500 million euro limit would not be exceeded, based on data calculated so far. It plans to publish the final count by Sept.
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