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Apple Must Pay VirnetX $440 Million for Patent Infringement, Appeals Court Rules

APPLE MUST PAY VIRNETX $440 MILLION FOR PATENT INFRINGEMENT, APPEALS COURT RULES

Apple must pay VirnetX $440 million after an appeals court upheld an earlier judgement in favor of the patent holding company, reports...

German court dismisses Qualcomm's second ‘nuisance lawsuit' against Apple

GERMAN COURT DISMISSES QUALCOMM'S SECOND ‘NUISANCE LAWSUIT' AGAINST APPLE

Buoyed by its victory in an earlier injunction against iPhone sales in Germany, Qualcomm launched a second patent infringement lawsuit...

 
 
 
HumanScale Unveils M/Connect 3 at CES 2019

HUMANSCALE UNVEILS M/CONNECT 3 AT CES 2019

Humanscale is expanding its patented dock system technology with the introduction of M/Connect 3. Its dual-level design allows for...

U.S. patents dip in 2018 as China's share grows

U.S. PATENTS DIP IN 2018 AS CHINA'S SHARE GROWS

U.S. utility patent grants declined in 2018 after many years of growth and a record-breaking 2017. But U.S. patent grants to Chinese...

 
 
 
IBM Tops 2018 Patent List as AI and Quantum Computing Gain Prominence

IBM TOPS 2018 PATENT LIST AS AI AND QUANTUM COMPUTING GAIN PROMINENCE

IBM earned a record 9,100 U.S. patents in 2018, marking the 26th year in a row the Armonk, New York-based company has been the top...

IBM was awarded the most patents in 2018, but overall grants declined by 3.5 percent

IBM WAS AWARDED THE MOST PATENTS IN 2018, BUT OVERALL GRANTS DECLINED BY 3.5 PERCENT

We may have passed the peak of the “patent war” in the mobile industry, but the concept of patents as power is far from disappearing,...

 
 
 
These Seven New Ford Patents Seem to Indicate That Performance Is Not Dead

THESE SEVEN NEW FORD PATENTS SEEM TO INDICATE THAT PERFORMANCE IS NOT DEAD

The Fiesta and the Focus are dead in the U.S. after 2019 , which means that their respective ST and RS models are, too. The Mustang...

Tesla factory and screen interface, Byton back at CES: Today's Car News

TESLA FACTORY AND SCREEN INTERFACE, BYTON BACK AT CES: TODAY'S CAR NEWS

Patent filings show new features that may be coming to updated Model S and Model X cars later this year. Chinese startup automaker...

 
 
 
Samsung Devises Strange New Battery For Foldable Smartphones

SAMSUNG DEVISES STRANGE NEW BATTERY FOR FOLDABLE SMARTPHONES

Samsung recently patented a method for controlling multiple batteries inside a single electronic device, specifically for the purpose...

 
 
 
Patent issues force Apple to halt iPhone 7 and 8 sales in Germany

PATENT ISSUES FORCE APPLE TO HALT IPHONE 7 AND 8 SALES IN GERMANY

Enlarge / A woman holding a smartphone walks past the Apple Store on January 04, 2019 in Berlin. Apple has suffered another blow in...

New Xbox One resistive controller triggers detailed in Microsoft patents

NEW XBOX ONE RESISTIVE CONTROLLER TRIGGERS DETAILED IN MICROSOFT PATENTS

Newly-surfaced patents explore adjustable-tension triggers, aiming to enhance controller feedback. With over two years since Xbox One's...

 
 
 
Huawei case patent reveals the Mate 30 Pro might have five cameras on the back

HUAWEI CASE PATENT REVEALS THE MATE 30 PRO MIGHT HAVE FIVE CAMERAS ON THE BACK

We often get information about upcoming phones from patents or cases, but a combination of both is not that common. Now, thanks to...

LG's new patent points toward a smartwatch with a camera

LG'S NEW PATENT POINTS TOWARD A SMARTWATCH WITH A CAMERA

After Samsung axed the camera module from its smartwatches after the first Gear smartwatch, we assumed that that was the end of the...

 
 
 
Samsung's Latest Patent Shows How Its War On Bezels Is Going

SAMSUNG'S LATEST PATENT SHOWS HOW ITS WAR ON BEZELS IS GOING

Samsung has put in a new patent application with the World Intellectual Property Organization that shows off a new use case for its...

Endeavor Robotics Sues Rival QinetiQ Over Stair-Climbing Patents

ENDEAVOR ROBOTICS SUES RIVAL QINETIQ OVER STAIR-CLIMBING PATENTS

Endeavor Robotics is suing QinetiQ, its lone competitor in a heated competition for a $429 million defense contract, for using two...

 
 
 
Expect Huawei's Mate 30 Pro To Come With Up To 5 Rear Cameras

EXPECT HUAWEI'S MATE 30 PRO TO COME WITH UP TO 5 REAR CAMERAS

A patent application to the China National Intellectual Property Administration for a smartphone case suggests that the Huawei Mate...

Facebook Working On A Smart Speaker, After Its Smart Display 'Portal' Was Somewhat Successful

FACEBOOK WORKING ON A SMART SPEAKER, AFTER ITS SMART DISPLAY 'PORTAL' WAS SOMEWHAT SUCCESSFUL

Facebook has filed for a new patent, and this time it's for the ornamental design of a speaker device that very much appears to be...

 
 
 
Jordan Brand's 6 Rings Model is Back in a Familiar Colorway

JORDAN BRAND'S 6 RINGS MODEL IS BACK IN A FAMILIAR COLORWAY

One of Jordan Brand 's earliest hybrids has made a quick comeback to kick off the new year. The first week of January welcomes back...

Mid-engine Corvette may sport intelligent power doors

MID-ENGINE CORVETTE MAY SPORT INTELLIGENT POWER DOORS

The mid-engine C8 Corvette could feature some nifty power doors if a new patent sheds any light on the feature. First published to...