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iPad included in patent infringement suit

EMG Technology accused Apple of infringing on a patent it owns on zooming and scrolling on a mobile Web browser. Now the iPad has been added to the suit.

By April 5, 2010


Athos: Computers should be in your workout wear, not just your pockets

Designed by electrical engineers, the vision behind the Athos gear is to turn the clothes we wear into personal trainers.

By December 5, 2013


Segway inventor's 'Star Wars'-style robot arm gets go-ahead

Dean Kamen has since turned his mind to creating a revolutionary robotic arm that's now gained FDA approval.

By May 12, 2014


Japanese comedian robot is the other kind of funny

Can humour be broken down into a series of programmable commands? The Kobian robot helps researchers find out.

By June 16, 2014


Google's Chrome for mobile targeted in patent suit

Google's Chrome browser for mobile devices is the target of a new lawsuit from a patent holder that has previously targeted Apple.

By July 12, 2012


Inventor files patent suit over iPhone Web browsing

Apple is the target of a new patent-infringement lawsuit filed in Texas over the iPhone's ability to display Web sites reformatted for a mobile device.

By November 24, 2008


Time-lapse vid shows Qbo robot assembly

It takes this engineer just less than three hours to put together Qbo, the bot that can recognize itself in a mirror.

By April 4, 2012


Tattoo-like patch may be future of health monitoring

Scientists at the University of Illinois engineer a device that manages to squeeze sensing, medical diagnostics, and communications technology on an ultra-thin patch that mounts directly on the skin.

By August 11, 2011


A brief history of Apple's mobile-tech patent battles

With Apple nabbing a critical patent on touch-screen technology today, it's a good time to take a look at where Apple stands in legal battles over mobile technologies with companies large and small.

By June 22, 2011


What was that purple thing John Paul Jones was playing?

At Coachella on Friday night, bassist John Paul Jones played an amazing-looking instrument in his set with Them Crooked Vultures.

By April 20, 2010