As Apple Inc. was being targeted by an onslaught of negative advertising from arch-rival Samsung Electronics Co., the iPhone maker was racing to figure out how to fight back, according to evidence presented at a $2 billion patent trial.
Entering the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Theoretical Physics by the front door, one passes more than a dozen well-used blackboards, meeting areas and offices before finding Alan Guth’s.
The most important rules governing high-speed electronic trading weren’t written by market regulators, New York’s attorney general or a computer whiz. They were formulated a century ago when Albert Einstein figured out nothing could travel faster than light.
Israel’s formula for boosting trade to China is to hang at the Expo Museum in Shanghai. It’s E=mc2, the Albert Einstein discovery that the government uses to symbolize the virtues of its technology companies.