Apple is looking to transform the home button, as well as working on ways to control your Mac or iDevice with your eyes. Plus, will the rumored iPad Pro get a stylus?
It was a high-flying year in tech, with sky-high valuations and acquisitions, but there's also been plenty of controversy. Here are the biggest stories from the year.
The tech industry had a banner year in 2014, with sky-high valuations and acquisitions, but there's also been plenty of controversy. Here are the biggest stories from the year.
The tech giants finally relinquish their hold on the highly-coveted technology rights, possibly marking the end of a patent fight between Android phone manufacturers and competitors.
A law firm obtains documents that it says reveal potential problems with the US Patent and Trademark Office's covert system for red-flagging controversial applications.
A San Jose jury rules against the nonpracticing entity, which had accused Apple of infringing its mobile device technology.
Google petitions the highest court in the country to overturn a previous appeals court ruling favoring Oracle, which in itself overturned a mixed bag of earlier district court rulings.
HEVC, a new standard for compressing 4K video, will be cheaper for many companies to use than its industry-dominating predecessor. Maybe Google's competition helped.
Commentary: As Apple's self-destructive campaign against Android winds down, all that's left to fight over are damages in two US cases involving basic design elements.
A deal settles all lawsuits pending outside the US, but US patent lawsuits between the two are unaffected.
The tech could be used for a disposable wristband that stores and transmits health information to your doctor's smartphone.
Microsoft files a contract dispute suit against Samsung over Android patent-licensing royalties.
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