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Comcast claims TiVo on the ropes in latest patent tiff

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, wait, it appears to be an incredibly rare sighting of smiling faces at both camps of long-term adversaries Comcast and TiVo. In fact, Comcast must have breathed a huge sigh of relief, as the operator emerged relatively unscathed after losing just 1 out of 3 cases in the latest patent battle, while we get the impression TiVo is downplaying its displeasure. Don’t hold your breath though, for while it is easy to interpret recent events as an impending end to one of the video industry’s most infamous litigation cases, the debacle is far from over. Comcast’s one and only flesh wound came after the ITC ruled that the cable giant’s X1…

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