Who needs money when you can have iMoney?
According to a report in Russian newspaper Isvestia, Apple is attempting to trademark "iWatch" in Russia.
Apple has won the lawsuit that Google division Motorola brought against it in summer 2012. The lawsuit, if successful, could have resulted in an import ban of iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches.
Apple and China just can't seem to get along lately.
When you're holding your mobile phone in one hand, you generally have a thumb on the front for scrolling, typing, and tapping, and four fingers clamped more or less uselessly around the edge. But perhaps not for long.
During his first "Fireside Hangout" on YouTube, President Barack Obama called for education, immigration, and patent reform to support the tech scene, not to mention the American economy.
"I wouldn't have filed the case if we didn't feel very confident in our position," Melsheimer told me this morning as he was stepping off an airplane in Dallas. "This was a case that I liked, our firm liked, and I think we have a reasonable chance of winning."
Guest Post The inauguration of the “Mark Cuban Chair to Eliminate Stupid Patents” is a great opportunity to take another look at the U.S. patent system, and how it fares with startups and software companies.
It seems to be a unfortunately fact about the patent system that rarely do you see a patent for trans-dimensional travel, or a Star Trek-style transporter, or maybe free unlimited energy for everyone.
Soasta, a provider of cloud-based testing services, has been awarded a patent for leveraging more than 500,000 servers across the globe. The goal is to help companies setup tests, so they can avoid crashes and failures caused by an influx of website traffic.
Skype calls use 256-bit advanced encryption by default, but that's not secure enough for some people. So a prof at the Warsaw University of Technology has created a way to communicate even more privately on Skype -- by using silence.
The house of mouse's next big splash into gaming could be in producing its own video game console.
A few hundred million more or less from HTC is pocket change for the Cupertino giant that expects to earn $52 billion in the next quarter alone. Samsung, on the other hand, sold 57 million smartphones in the last quarter.
Patent analytics firm IP Checkups wants to expose the patent portfolio owned by Intellectual Ventures, one of the largest patent holders in the United States.
One billion dollars? It may sound like a lot, especially with your pinky finger nestled next to your lips. But it's $700 million too little, says Apple.
Wonderfully-named mobile phone manufacturer "GooPhone" has patented a very iPhone-like design in China, according to local gadget site GizChina.
Apple may have a patent on unlocking a smartphone via gestures, but Google just won a patent for unlocking any computing device just by looking at it.
YouTube could make more money. Video search could get much, much better. And that laborious process of tagging every video you upload to YouTube with all the keywords you can possibly think of might finally be over ... all because of technology based on a recently awarded Google patent that enables automated object recognition.
Ahh, the world is a wonderful place. And truth is indeed sometimes stranger than fiction.
Mark Zuckerberg, the man who some believe has done more to erode privacy than anyone else, has been awarded his first ever patent … for …
Who knew file-sharing badboy Kim Dotcom had a future in pop music? The iconic Kiwi transplant released a music video this past week, and with his German accent it’s totally Arnold Schwarzenegger doing little-kids rap.
But the new poster boy …