Update for the weekend

For those with time to spare this weekend here are some interesting reads:

1. A Summary of the progress RealNames was making as a business.

2. RealNames approved PatentNavigating network resources based on metadatafrom November 2000. Filed February 1998

3. Microsoft’s approved Patent for a Keyword system – November 2001. Filed June 1998. This patent was further amended in August 2001 and was published as an application for an amended patent on March 14th 2002. None of this was disclosed to RealNames by Microsoft – it came to light this week.

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Keith Teare

Keith Teare is a Silicon Valley based, UK born, entrepreneur. He was involved at the founding of Accelerated Digital Ventures, Archimedes.Studio, RealNames and EasyNet. He was also founding shareholder in TechCrunch. He is US Managing Partner at ADV.