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Dear Tim Cook: Apple is not the world's tech inventor

At a recent earnings call, Molly Wood was shocked to hear Apple's CEO accuse the rest of the tech industry of not inventing its "own stuff." Innovation isn't invention -- and even invention is usually inspiration.

By April 27, 2012


Apple's new multitouch patent (FAQ)

Smartphones are the hottest item in tech today, and patent infringement suits are breaking out all over. Here's a look at Apple's newest weapon in the war.

By June 22, 2011


Apple tablet iRoundup: The good, the bad, the ugly

We scope out some of the best and some of the worst rumors leading up to Wednesday's expected Apple tablet release.

By January 26, 2010


Buzz Out Loud Podcast 1143: Google is sorry... you feel that way?

Google apologized to China for miscommunication over its scanning of books. But that didn't stop it from scanning the books. Or even get it to apologize for scanning the books.

By January 12, 2010


iPhone: Apple's Key "Multi-touch" Patent Awarded

A line in the sand has been drawn.

By January 26, 2009


Apple awarded key iPhone multitouch patent

A new patent that covers much of the iPhone's multitouch user interface has been awarded to Apple; is it planning to go after competitors?

By January 26, 2009


Apple patent application blends touch, voice, face

If it ever comes to pass, new Apple technology could let you manipulate an object onscreen using a combination of multitouch, voice recognition, and 'gaze vector' commands.

By September 4, 2008


Has Apple found the magic Touch?

With the expansion of the multitouch trackpad technology found in the MacBook Air to the new MacBook Pros, Apple seems confident that people are ready to experience new ways of interacting with their notebooks.

By February 26, 2008