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Apple Rumored To Eliminate Home Button On Future iPhones

06/22/2015, It has been rumored in the past as well that Apple might eliminate the home button on future iPhones to increase the display size without having to make a major change in the actual dimensions of the device itself. That would present a problem though,...

Samsung Petitions Appeals Court To Reconsider Ruling On Damages

06/18/2015, Apple and Samsung have fought a long and very costly legal battle but it was the Korean company that ended up being slapped with a ruling to uphold damages awarded to Apple. Samsung has now petitioned the U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear...

Apple Patent Takes Facial Unlocking Feature To A New Level

03/31/2015, Facial recognition is not exactly a new technology for many of us, It has been there since a while, especially for the Android users. Unfortunately, until now, iOS users have not been able to enjoy this feature (except for the jail-break hacks for iOS...

Toyota Opens 5,600 Fuel-Cell Patents For Auto Industry’s Future

01/06/2015,   The auto industry may be slowly coming to grips with the idea that they need to be more open for the future of this industry. Tesla, which is a relatively new car company that only makes electric vehicles, opened up its patents last year and said...

Patent Recently Used By Apple Against Samsung Rejected

08/10/2014, Even though Apple and Samsung have agreed to drop all patent related litigation outside the U.S. their battles continue on Apple’s home turf. Both companies have shown no intention of backing down in this country even though there have been...

Tesla Motors Opens Up Its Patents For All To Use In Good Faith

06/12/2014, Patents are often described as tools used to by inventors to ensure that the technology they have developed isn’t used by anyone without permission or consent. Some criticize them for stifling innovation since big companies and corporations can...

Samsung Abused FRAND Patents Against Apple, Japanese Court Rules

05/18/2014, For those unfamiliar with FRAND terms, it’s basically where companies agree to license patents out to one another under Fair, Reasonable, and Non-Discriminatory terms (FRAND). Not all patents are covered under FRAND, but rather patents that are...

Samsung To Appeal $120 Million Damage Award To Apple

05/06/2014, Samsung and Apple’s legal battles are notorious for dragging on. Both companies only recently got done with their first patent trial that started a few years back. In March they were at it again, the start of a new patent trial in which Apple claims...

Apple Patents Tech That Can Block Users From Texting While Driving

04/22/2014, We know that texting while driving is bad and should be avoided at all costs. There are countless reports about the dangers of tapping away on your smartphone behind the wheel that it really shouldn’t be necessary to hammer this point home every...

Google Executive Says No iPhone Features Were Copied For Android

04/13/2014, The second Apple vs Samsung trial is well underway. In its defence the first witness Samsung called was Hiroshi Lockheimer, Google vice president of Android. The Korean juggernaut argues that many of the features that Apple alleges them of copying were...

Apple Patents Earbuds With Fitness Sensors

02/18/2014, If you look at all the far fetched rumors, going as far back as two years, most will predict that Apple is either launching a full fledged HDTV set or launching a smartwatch in the very near future. Both products haven’t materialized as yet, and...