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Google, Facebook ask court to reject patents on abstract ideas

A group of tech companies argues that combining abstract ideas with "on a computer" does not deserve a patent and stymies innovation.

By December 9, 2012


Photos: Mars orbiter's abstract impressions

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter dispatches more than 1,500 new high-resolution close-ups of the Red Planet, though many of the images are really studies in blue.

16 Images By September 4, 2009


Supreme Court raises bar on software patent claims

New ruling in Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank means firms must do more to advance 'abstract' software claims to receive a patent.

By June 19, 2014


Brooklyn artist inspired by audio gear

Keil Borrman's abstract paintings were conceived as an homage to the very best local hi-fi manufacturers' gear. The Audiophiliac takes a look.

By April 29, 2014


LinkedIn wants to map, improve the global economy

LinkedIn's CEO offers an abstract view of how the professional social network could use data to fill jobs and educate the workforce.

By September 9, 2013


Stop-motion laser cut onto 800 blocks of wood

Designer Nando Costa has created an experimental abstract stop-motion film by painstakingly laser cutting each frame onto a block of maple wood.

By October 25, 2013


Animating Lego with Vine

This has to be one of our favourite uses for Vine so far: tiny stop-motion animations of abstract Lego creations.

By February 14, 2013


Viscosity may be the coolest thing you've ever seen

Make great looking abstract art the easy way with Viscosity.

By March 10, 2008


A movement for meaning-driven business?

The conversation about meaning-driven business is continuing, and some pundits want "meaning" to not only be an abstract concept, but a movement.

By August 9, 2009


JBL goes splat with new On Stage speaker docks

JBL has two new speaker docks set to ship for the iPod and iPhone, designed like an abstract heap of overlapping shrapnel, or something. You just have to see it to understand.

By October 13, 2010