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08.14.12
Apple gets patent for in-cell touch display with impeccable timing
08.14.12

Apple gets patent for in-cell touch display with impeccable timing

So Apple could be working on an iPhone with a thinner display, you say. Look what we have here, po...

By J. Fingas,   08.14.12
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08.07.12
Apple lands patent for NFC-ready shopping app, could make impulse spending an iPhone tap away
08.07.12

Apple lands patent for NFC-ready shopping app, could make impulse spending an iPhone tap away

Apple has been filing more than its fair share of NFC-related patents, but it was just granted wha...

By J. Fingas,   08.07.12
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07.17.12
RIM gets patent for logic-based text prediction, BlackBerry 10 keyboard now preserved for the ages (update: not so ambitious)
07.17.12

RIM gets patent for logic-based text prediction, BlackBerry 10 keyboard now preserved for the ages (update: not so ambitious)

For those of us who aren't fans of swipe gestures, the highlight of BlackBerry 10 is undoubtedly a...

By J. Fingas,   07.17.12
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04.04.12
Microsoft 'Shopping assistant' patent could help you find Elmo, more time for the kids
04.04.12

Microsoft 'Shopping assistant' patent could help you find Elmo, more time for the kids

Microsoft's just been granted a patent entitled "Shopping assistant." The claims indicate a system...

By J. Trew,   04.04.12
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11.16.11
Apple patents workflow sharing using NFC, because it's never too late
11.16.11

Apple patents workflow sharing using NFC, because it's never too late

Two things that are guaranteed to mess with your brain: playing the oboe and reading dense Apple...

By S. Sakr,   11.16.11
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04.06.11
Apple granted patent for a 'reduced size multi-pin connector,' namedrops USB 3.0 and DisplayPort
04.06.11

Apple granted patent for a 'reduced size multi-pin connector,' namedrops USB 3.0 and DisplayPort

Apple has just collected the US Patent Office's approval to add another to its vast hoard of patent...

By Vlad Savov,   04.06.11
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01.25.08
Patent granted on smartphones, everyone sued
01.25.08

Patent granted on smartphones, everyone sued

What would you do if the US patent office gave you the go-ahead on a far-reaching, non-specific app...

By J. Topolsky,   01.25.08
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01.25.08
Patent granted on smartphones, everyone sued
01.25.08

Patent granted on smartphones, everyone sued

What would you do if the US patent office gave you the go-ahead on a far-reaching, non-specific app...

By J. Topolsky,   01.25.08
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