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May 05, 2015
7 of the Most Epic Business Fails of All Time
Throughout history, there have been some monumental missed opportunities. Here are a handful of the most egregious business blunders ever committed.
February 27, 2015
Amazon Has a Plan to 3D-Print Straight From Its Delivery Trucks
You may not need that drone to drop off your Amazon orders after all, as the company is apparently trying to 3D-print products on its delivery trucks.
February 01, 2015
How Google Re-Envisions Controlling a Car Even More
Google was recently granted a patent for a system that would enable drivers to control their cars with gestures.
January 23, 2015
4 Apple Patents That Should Not Be Overlooked
Here are four Apple patents that describe inventions that could soon be implemented in upcoming products.
January 05, 2015
How Patent Trolling Could End Up Costing You Your Job
Patent trolls aren't just irritating, they take a real toll on the economy at large. How has patent litigation destroyed jobs, and what can be done?
December 13, 2014
Will Apple Introduce an iPad Stylus in Spite of Steve Jobs?
Could Apple's next iPad include the stylus that Steve Jobs famously said nobody wanted for the iPhone?
August 26, 2014
Why Americans Foot the Bill for Pharmaceutical Innovation
The reason Canadians pay less is that U.S. drug makers, who develop the new treatments at great cost, can recoup their money in the American market.
August 08, 2014
How Siri for Mac Could Best the iOS Version
A new patent application by Apple unveils a much more capable version of the iPhone's digital assistant for Mac.
July 23, 2014
Apple Can’t Lose: European Court Approves Retail Store Trademark
A European court recently ruled that Apple can trademark the physical layout of its retail locations. Is that as crazy as it sounds?
June 18, 2014
Apple and Samsung Look for ‘Common Ground’ to End Patent War
The two tech giants could finally end their battles in the courtroom and get back to business.
June 14, 2014
Did Tesla CEO Elon Musk Just End the Era of Big Oil?
Tesla CEO Elon Musk just went open source with all of the electric car maker's patents. Does this spell doom for Big Oil?
June 11, 2014
4 Reasons People Are Pissed at Amazon
Amazon is taking over the retail market, going head to head with Wal-Mart for supremacy in the marketplace. It does, however, have some issues to tackle. Here are four ways it can improve.
May 24, 2014
Apple Bid for Samsung Sales Ban Shows Patent War Is Not Over
In a move that demonstrates that the smartphone patent wars are far from over, Apple recently filed a new motion that requests a U.S. sales ban on several older Samsung devices.
May 13, 2014
Where Is Apple’s Touchscreen Going? New Patent Shows Hints
An older patent showed the touchscreen going all the way around the phone. The latest iteration isn't quite as wild.
April 30, 2014
Patents Spark New Round of iWatch iRumors
Tuesday’s news of forty-five new patents granted to Apple is sparking a flurry of iWatch rumors.
April 23, 2014
Google Has Got Samsung’s Back in Apple Litigation
Google agreed to provide Samsung defense and compensation related to litigation for two of the five patents Apple is suing Samsung over.
April 22, 2014
Apple’s Patent May Protect Drivers From Themselves, But Will It Sell?
A new Apple patent shows what the iPhone maker has in mind for keeping drivers safer on the road.
April 22, 2014
Samsung Points Out Its Own Patents That Apple Infringed
In court on Monday, Samsung pointed out its own patents that it believes Apple is infringing.
April 17, 2014
Samsung Calls In Experts to Prove It Didn’t Violate Apple Patents
The Apple versus Samsung trial just got a lot more technical.
April 10, 2014
Apple Tries to Revive Motorola Lawsuit
Apple alleges that it was overcharged for standard cell phone technology in violation of FRAND guidelines.
April 08, 2014
Apple Blames Samsung and Android for iPhone’s Decline
An internal document released in the Apple-Samsung litigation shows the threat Apple was feeling from Android phones while planning its strategy for 2014.
April 04, 2014
Judge Denies Apple’s Motion Over Samsung’s ‘False’ Opening Statements
U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh has denied Apple’s motion related to 'prejudicial and false statements' that Samsung allegedly made in the latest patent-infringement trial between the two smartphone rivals.
April 03, 2014
Apple, Microsoft, and Others Push Back Against Proposed Patent Law Changes
Apple has joined forces with several other major U.S. companies in order to push back against patent system changes being proposed by members of Congress.
April 03, 2014
Samsung to Apple: Blame Google for Patent Infringement
Samsung's attorneys have said that the patents Apple accuses the company of infringing are related to Google's Android operating system, not Samsung devices.
March 25, 2014
Apple’s Newest Patents Tackle Security and Picture Quality
Apple's two newest patent detail innovations would help make iPhones sleeker, more secure, and take better pictures.
March 17, 2014
Twitter CEO Goes to China: Will the Site Follow?
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is taking a trip to visit government officials in China.
March 13, 2014
Here’s Why Pfizer’s Holding on to Its Celebrex Patent With Both Hands
For Pfizer, like many large drug manufacturers, cheaper generic versions of its once-top-selling pharmaceuticals are eroding sales for drugs.
March 13, 2014
Here’s Why Apple Really Wants a Court-Imposed Sales Ban on Samsung
Apple has filed a notice on March 11 that announced the company will ask the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington to review the case.
March 11, 2014
Samsung and Apple Are Boxing Another Round: Patent Trial Coming Soon
The only difference in the second patent trial is that Samsung has dismissed three standard-essential patents claims against Apple.
March 07, 2014
How Much Did All Those IBM Patents Cost Twitter?
According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Twitter paid $36 million for 900 patents from International Business Machines Corp.