Patent applications

06.14.12
Cher Wang: HTC will grab as many patents as it can
06.14.12

Cher Wang: HTC will grab as many patents as it can

HTC co-founder and chair Cher Wang has said that her company plans to register and buy a host of p...

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05.24.12
RIM patent application puts pressure on sensitive touchscreens for a possible unlock alternative
05.24.12

RIM patent application puts pressure on sensitive touchscreens for a possible unlock alternative

RIM's been busy on the patent application front lately, filing off concepts for anything from smar...

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05.24.12
Samsung submits patent application for speech-recognizing robot
05.24.12

Samsung submits patent application for speech-recognizing robot

Samsung will soon launch its Siri-style S Voice software on the Galaxy S III, but in the more dist...

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02.21.12
Google pads IP portfolio, purchases Cuil's pending search-related patent applications
02.21.12

Google pads IP portfolio, purchases Cuil's pending search-related patent applications

Google's been buying a fair amount of IP over the past several months from IBM, and now the Big G h...

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01.26.12
Microsoft patents method for secure pairing of devices wirelessly and a 3D rangefinder camera
01.26.12

Microsoft patents method for secure pairing of devices wirelessly and a 3D rangefinder camera

IBM may be the king of patents, and Apple's patent applications grace these pages rather frequently...

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01.03.12
Google buoys its patent portfolio with 217 more filings acquired from IBM
01.03.12

Google buoys its patent portfolio with 217 more filings acquired from IBM

It's not quite as big as some previous patent transactions between the two companies, but it look...

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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...

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08.15.11
Google's Moto Mobility deal may have had Microsoft roots, comes with $2.5 billion break-up fee
08.15.11

Google's Moto Mobility deal may have had Microsoft roots, comes with $2.5 billion break-up fee

Is Microsoft preparing to fill in Google's old mobile boots? It could very well be, now that the se...

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08.11.11
Apple's carrier ranking patent application hints at global iPhone
08.11.11

Apple's carrier ranking patent application hints at global iPhone

Apple may be hard at work creating the one phone to rule them all (around the world), if this lat...

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