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Worlds.com vs Virtual Worlds – Technology Playground – Dec 30th 2008
Well, it is actually Worlds.com vs NCsoft but the Patents that was supposedly violated by NCsoft is broad and covers most of the Virtual Worlds out there. MORE >

Worlds.com v. NCsoft Update – Virtual Worlds News – Dec 29th 2008
Earlier today we reported that Worlds.com had filed a complaint against NCsoft for infringing on its patent for enabling users to interact in virtual spaces. MORE >

Virtual worlds firm files IP suit on Christmas Eve – BetaNews – Dec 29th 2008
Worlds.com, which launched its first 3D avatar environment back in the mid-90s, has retained an intellectual property law firm and has filed patent infringement suits Its first, against game developer NCsoft, was filed on Christmas Eve. MORE >

NCsoft Sued for Patent Infringement – Edge – Dec 29th 2008
Mass.-based online company Worlds.com is suing NCsoft for infringing on a patent that seems to lay claim to fundamental aspects of MMO games. MORE >

3D Virtual Worlds Patented! Lawsuits Started... – TechDirt – Dec 29th 2008
It seems that the ridiculous patent holders are trying to go out with a bang in 2008. MORE >

Worlds.com patent litigation could ripple through virtual worlds – ZDNet – Dec 29th 2008
Remember Worlds.com? The 3D pioneer is still around and they’re ready to sue. In fact on Christmas Eve, the company sued NCSoft, for violating patent ‘690, a system and method for enabling users to interact in a virtual space. MORE >

City of Heroes fingered in MMO patent lawsuit – The Register – Dec 22th 2008
On Christmas Eve, South Korean game developer NCSoft received a lawsuit in its stocking from a Massachusetts firm that claims to hold an extremely broad patent for developing online virtual worlds. MORE >

Patents threaten virtual worlds, MMOGs – Massively - Daily News About MMO's – Dec 12th 2008
Any person who "invents or discovers any new and useful process, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement thereof, may obtain a patent," subject to the conditions and requirements of the law. So says the US Patent and Trademarks Office (USPTO), citing the applicable statute. MORE >

Worlds.com Hires IP Firm for Licensing: To Begin Contacting Virtual World Companies "Shortly" – Virtual World News – December 11, 2008
Worlds.com and General Patent Corporation announced today that they had selected intellectual property law firm Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik LLP (LDLKM) to enforce Worlds' patents. Together the two patents currently owned by Worlds describe what sounds like the underpinnings for a wide range of client/server-based 3D virtual worlds, according to the company, if not pretty much all of them. While GPC Chairman and CEO Alexander Poltorak told me that the companies don't have any specific targets in mind, products from Second Life to World of Warcraft could be affected. MORE >

Interview: Worlds.com CEO Thom Kidrin on Google, Mobile, and Updates – Virtual Worlds News – May 2008
When Worlds.com announced last week that it had appointed Thomas Duterme, a New Business

Virtual Worlds Get Real About Punishment – Washington Post – Aug 20, 2008
Virtual worlds have often been called the digital equivalent of the Wild West, where animated alter egos can live in a fantasy frontier. But in some of these universes, a sheriff has come to town. .. MORE >

Interview: Worlds.com CEO Thom Kidrin on Google, Mobile, and Updates – Virtual Worlds News – May 2008
When Worlds.com announced last week that it had appointed Thomas Duterme, a New Business Development Manager who assesses new business opportunities at Google, as a non-executive board member, it prompted some speculation about a further relationship with Google and its rumored virtual world. Duterme was unable to comment, but Worlds.com CEO Thom Kidrin was happy to share a little more about the appointment and where Worlds.com is heading. .. MORE >

Top 10 Social Networking Sites – About.com
My favorite virtual community is Worlds.com. I was introduced to Worlds.com by one of the creators, Thom, and given a grand tour of the world and how to use it. It was a blast! .. MORE >

Worlds.com appoints new Board members
New York December 15 2007
Worlds (www.Worlds.com) (OTC: WDDD), the pioneer platform in 3D virtual communities with rich immersive simulated environments, has added Bernard Stolar, Robert Fireman and Jay Coleman to its board to drive the expansion of the company's groundbreaking vision. .. MORE >

Worlds featured in Business Week profile
During the first dot-com boom, Worlds.com built 3D virtual worlds for bands such as Aerosmith and for corporations such as IBM, Visa, and Coca-Cola. Site visitors created avatars with customized clothing... MORE >

80% of Internet Users in Virtual Worlds by 2011 - Gartner - April 24, 2007
By the end of 2011, 80 percent of active Internet users (and Fortune 500 enterprises) will have a “second life”, but not necessarily in Second Life, according to Gartner, Inc... MORE >

The Coming Virtual Web – Business Week – April 2007
Ever since Neal Stephenson published Snow Crash in 1992, the virtual world he described in his seminal dystopian novel has been the Holy Grail for a generation of tech whizzes. The metaverse, as Stephenson called it, was essentially the Internet... MORE >

IBM to open islands in virtual world
Big Blue has developed 12 "virtual islands," and most will be open to anyone with a Second Life account starting next week. Other areas will remain private haunts for about 800 IBM employees — including the CEO — who have cyber alter-egos... MORE >

Intel, Raytheon, and other companies are dabbling in technology that enables 3D conferencing, but will employees take to avatar exchanges?
Over the past year, Intel employees from Singapore, Israel, and the U.S. have convened via high-level computerized conferences, collaborating on such projects as product strategy and information-technology planning. But these are no ordinary... MORE >

Digital Suburbia
One recent evening, Amanda Rains, a mother of two college-age boys and the owner of 9mm Books, a small publishing company in San Francisco, was watching a streaming video of a Fox News (NWS) report on her computer. She was mesmerized... MORE >


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