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Key Apple smartphone patent rejected

Dec 20, 2012
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has dealt Apple some bitter news.
Posted In: apple, samsung, patents

Fiscal cliff? WebMD hit by the patent cliff

Dec 11, 2012
Online health site WebMD plans to lay off 14 percent of its staff. Drug companies have curtailed ads because lucrative patents have expired.
Posted In: webmd, pharmaceuticals, patents

Facebook's Photo Sync, Verizon's new patent, and the government's Death Star

Dec 5, 2012
Facebook would like to become that set of shoeboxes in the attic: A place to store all your photographs, even ones you have no intention of sharing with any of your friends. It's called Photo Sync, and Google-Plus already has something like this.
Posted In: Facebook Photo Sync, Verizon, patents

Xbox's Orwellian patent, and when social media politics gets old

Nov 8, 2012
A new patent for Xbox Kinect might be trying to watch you for copyright owners, and users are getting tired of politics on social media, even though they're still posting about it.
Posted In: kinect, xbox 360, patents, social media

Apple-Samsung ruling resonates hard in South Korea

Aug 27, 2012
The court ruling that Samsung infringed on Apple patents has complicated fallout in South Korea, where Samsung's success has been very much a part of the national identity.
Posted In: South Korea, apple, samsung, patents, patent wars

What the Apple-Samsung ruling means for you

Aug 26, 2012
Apple's win over Samsung could mean big changes for the smartphone and tablet markets.
Posted In: apple, samsung, patents, smartphones, tablets

Apple vs. Samsung: What the verdict will mean to you

Aug 21, 2012
The result of the battle over patents will be seen on your next phone.
Posted In: apple, samsung, patents, Robot Roundup

Apple v. Samsung: What it'll mean when you buy electronics

Jul 31, 2012
A protected patent battle could mean fewer options for Android users.
Posted In: apple, samsung, patents, kickstarter

Google Glass is on the way whether you like it or not

Jun 28, 2012
The device lets you take pictures or video, shows you information like from a smartphone -- but on glasses. Some may think it's disconcerting. Also, Apple blocks a Samsung tablet from being sold.
Posted In: Google, Google Glass, apple, samsung, patents

Patent wars boost patent lawyers

May 29, 2012
With tech companies in expensive battles over patents and copyrights, intellectual property lawyers are in the money.
Posted In: patents, law school, employment, intellectual property

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