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Inside Google's master plan for faster, sharper streaming video

Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.

By August 28, 2015

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Tech giants join forces to hasten high-quality online video

The alliance, which includes Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Netflix, pledges to build next-generation video technology -- and offer it for free.

By September 1, 2015

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Apple patent application ups the ante on noise-canceling headphones

The company is looking into bone conduction technology that would improve voice communications in a wireless earphone system.

By August 27, 2015

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Airbus patents hypersonic, rocket-powered jetliner (Tomorrow Daily 221)

Khail and Ashley discuss a new patent for a hypersonic jet that could reach speeds up to Mach 4.5, explain why Destiny is removing Peter Dinklage's voiceover work from the entire game and watch a robotic arm do a scientific ribbon dance. #TDHypersonic

By August 5, 2015

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London to NYC in an hour with this Airbus rocket jet concept (Tomorrow Daily 221)

A new Airbus patent recently approved by the USPTO describes a jetliner that could travel at hypersonic speeds without disturbances from sonic booms, thanks to rocket-powered vertical acceleration. It's faster than the Concorde was, which means future flights won't likely be cheap.

By August 5, 2015

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Samsung's battle with Smartflash put on hold over patent scrutiny

A US Court of Appeals says that the case should not proceed until the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has a chance to review the validity of Smartflash's patents.

By July 30, 2015

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Incoming! Chinese rocket engine punches hole in house

And you thought living by the airport was bad...Some residents of China get a new ventilation system in their home courtesy of a spent rocket engine.

By August 31, 2015

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Google, Facebook get behind Samsung in patent battle with Apple

Along with eBay, Dell and HP, the tech giants have filed a legal brief arguing that if the current court decision stands -- particularly, the damages -- it could have a "devastating impact" on the industry.

By July 21, 2015

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What would 'real' patent reform look like?

Commentary: Congress may pass antitrolling legislation this year. But that's only the first step toward fixing a broken patent system

By July 6, 2015

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Supreme Court refuses to hear Google's appeal in Java patent case

The decision curtails Google's efforts to avoid paying Oracle licensing fees for using Java code in the Android mobile operating system.

By June 29, 2015