Google,patent

09.30.15
Google and Microsoft end their years-long patent war
09.30.15

Google and Microsoft end their years-long patent war

Google and Microsoft have decided that there's not much point to suing each other over phone and Xbox patents.

By J. Fingas,   09.30.15
View
07.23.15
Google fights patent trolls by giving away patents
07.23.15

Google fights patent trolls by giving away patents

You get a patent, and YOU get a patent!

By S. Buckley,   07.23.15
View
07.09.15
Google patent uses finger frames to snap pics with Glass-like devices
07.09.15

Google patent uses finger frames to snap pics with Glass-like devices

If you thought wearing a Google Glass headset was awkward, things could get even weirder. The Moun...

By B. Steele,   07.09.15
View
06.29.15
Supreme Court won't touch Google's fight with Oracle over Android
06.29.15

Supreme Court won't touch Google's fight with Oracle over Android

When Oracle got a second chance at making Google pay for using Java programming kits in Android, t...

By J. Fingas,   06.29.15
View
05.25.15
Google patents creepy smart toys that interact with kids
05.25.15

Google patents creepy smart toys that interact with kids

Nexus Ruxpin? Google's mad science X division is, er, toying with the idea of smart teddy bears in...

By S. Dent,   05.25.15
View
04.27.15
Google wants first refusal on the patents you want to sell
04.27.15

Google wants first refusal on the patents you want to sell

When a business is finished with a patent or just needs some cash, it often winds up selling its i...

By D. Cooper,   04.27.15
View
03.25.15
​Google's driverless car ideas include airbags on the outside
03.25.15

​Google's driverless car ideas include airbags on the outside

Airbags on the inside, that's what cars typically have. That's great for protecting people on the...

By M. Smith,   03.25.15
View
03.10.15
Former Google lawyer Michelle Lee will run the US patent office
03.10.15

Former Google lawyer Michelle Lee will run the US patent office

It's official: after four months of waiting, former Google legal counsel Michelle Lee has been con...

By J. Fingas,   03.10.15
View
02.14.15
Google knows you stink and wants to help
02.14.15

Google knows you stink and wants to help

It takes a special patent to pique our interest these days, but Google has just been issued actual...

By S. Dent,   02.14.15
View