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Apple patent application shows new twist on mobile hotspots

Patent application shows a simple cylindrical device that's turned on by twisting one end. Whether it will ever hit the market, though, is an open question.

By 22 May 2015

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Ericsson sues Apple over phone patents in Europe

The Swedish telecoms equipment maker says that it tried to come to terms with Apple through arbitration. That effort has expired though, prompting the lawsuit over global licensing of intellectual property for mobile technologies.

By 9 May 2015

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OpenTV lawsuit accuses Apple of patent infringement

Apple TV, iTunes and the App Store are among the products and services named as violating the interactive software pioneer's patents.

By 6 May 2015

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Apple Watch design wins patent on look and feel

The patent -- which ensures the design for the Apple Watch cannot be copied by a competitor -- was filed in August of last year, just weeks ahead of its unveiling.

By 6 May 2015

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Microsoft awarded patent for glasses that know how those around you feel

Technically Incorrect: A "wearable emotion detection feedback system" is exactly what you want from your eyewear, isn't it? It is. Don't you want to know how those around you really feel?

By 30 April 2015

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Google seeks tweak to Microsoft-Motorola patent case

Unhappy with the royalty rate set by a judge, the search giant argues that a jury should have determined the figure.

By 10 April 2015

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Google's latest patent could put spoilers to bed

The search giant is granted a patent for an automatic spoiler blocker for social media.

By 9 April 2015

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Apple Watch's Swiss debut delayed by patent snag

The patent may hold up the launch until December, when it expires, according to Swiss broadcaster RTS.

By 5 April 2015

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Boeing patents a 'Method and system for shockwave attenuation,' aka force field

The world's largest aerospace company has been granted a patent for a 'Star Wars'-like force field system for protecting vehicles and buildings from shockwave damage.

By 25 March 2015

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Apple patent envisions tracking people in real time

A newly granted patent would let you view friends, family and even pets from your mobile device as they move through their day.

By 25 March 2015