Google has filed an application with the USPTO for a patent with back panel touch controls. Could Google be reinventing how we interact with our smartphones and tablet?
Judge Floyd from the Chancery Division of the High Court of England and Wales has denied the validity of three 3G standard essential patents (SEPs).
Nokia has sided with Apple in its bid to ban certain Samsung products from the market, saying not granting the injunction could set a dangerous precedent in the U.S. patent landscape.
Google’s future tablets could “feel” how the user holds them, and move UI elements around so they become accessible with one hand.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is calling for a change in the software patent system, requiring any submission to come with working code.
As the PC market continues its decline, Intel needs as many smartphone design wins as possible. To achieve mobile success, the Santa Clara-based company has been buying wireless patents, while also beefing up investment in fabrication.
Samsung is keen on ramping up its M&A activities in order to beef up its intellectual property holdings. What kinds of tech companies will Samsung acquire?
In a rare showing of maturity for tech companies nowadays, LG and Samsung solve their problems away from the courtroom.
Intrigued by the idea of a smartphone camera featuring multiple LED flash bulbs onboard? Apparently so is Google. In September of 2011 the company filed for such a patent, and it has now been granted by the USPTO.
Google Glass is in its infancy, so our job right now is to imagine what could be. It opens our minds up for critical thought, and all great things start with that. Right now it’s fairly benign technology, but what could the future bring? If we open our minds a bit and explore the possibilities… this Google Glass thing is scary good.