Xerox tool analyzes text to improve search results

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Xerox researchers have developed a search tool, dubbed FactSpotter, that analyzes the underlying grammar of a text in order to infer additional information, such as whether ambiguous words are being used as nouns or verbs,...

Microsoft inks patent deal with Fuji Xerox

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Microsoft has inked a patent swap deal with Fuji Xerox that paves the way for the companies to use each other's technology. The companies did not disclose financial terms of the agreement, except to say...

Xerox works deal with start-up to rival Google

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Xerox Corp. research subsidiary Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) has struck a licensing deal with Powerset Inc. in San Francisco. The two are developing a search engine based on natural language processing, in hopes that...

Xerox tracks your photocopies

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Giant photocopying firm Xerox has admitted designing its color photocopiers so that they put a hidden code on your copy that will help the US government identify you According to Peter Crean, a senior research...

Xerox To Appeal PalmOne Ruling

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A federal court ruling that dismissed a seven-year-old patent infringement lawsuit against PalmOne's Graffiti handwriting recognition system will be appealed by Stamford, Connecticut-based Xerox Corporation. "We intend to appeal," Xerox spokesperson Christa Carone told...

Xerox Revolutionizes Displays

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Xerox Corp. spends about $1 billion a year on research and development, gambling that it can predict the future of IT. Not surprisingly, most of the research is dedicated to the Stamford, Conn., company's core...

Court sides with palmOne in Xerox patent suit

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A New York State judge on Friday sided with handheld computer maker palmOne Inc. in its lengthy patent infringement battle with Xerox Corp., ruling that Xerox's handwriting recognition software patent is invalid. Xerox, the office...

Xerox to license document software

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Xerox is expected to announce new document processing software next week that could improve the efficiency of content management systems. According to a statement from the company, scientists from Xerox Research Center Europe...

Xerox wins Palm handwriting case

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Xerox has established in court that it is the inventor of Graffiti handwriting technology used in Palm devices. The next step is to establish damages which, considering the numbers of Palms sold, will run into...

Xerox to turn PARC loose

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From the people who started the graphical user interface revolution, invented the mouse, heck you may as well say the "whole ball of wax", comes news that Xerox will finally turn its famed Palo Alto...

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