Patents

07.23.15
Apple wants to put Touch ID on your TV remote
07.23.15

Apple wants to put Touch ID on your TV remote

1984 was never this convenient.

By A. Tarantola,   07.23.15
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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
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06.11.15
Texas judges make it harder to fight patent trolls
06.11.15

Texas judges make it harder to fight patent trolls

Federal courts might have made it harder for patent trolls to sue over vague ideas, but the Easter...

By J. Fingas,   06.11.15
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05.28.15
Ford joins Tesla in opening up its electric car patents
05.28.15

Ford joins Tesla in opening up its electric car patents

One of the biggest issues in the automotive industry is that when car makers come up with an innov...

By M. Brian,   05.28.15
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05.20.15
'90s web portal Lycos returns to sell its patents
05.20.15

'90s web portal Lycos returns to sell its patents

Long before Google and eons ahead of Bing, Lycos was the Internet's search engine. In fact, the co...

By A. Tarantola,   05.20.15
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05.09.15
Recommended Reading: Wearing Google Glass every day for two years
05.09.15

Recommended Reading: Wearing Google Glass every day for two years

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the...

By B. Steele,   05.09.15
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05.05.15
Video on demand firm sues Apple over streaming patents
05.05.15

Video on demand firm sues Apple over streaming patents

Remember OpenTV, the video on demand software developer that sued Netflix for allegedly violating...

By J. Fingas,   05.05.15
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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
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04.11.15
Podcasts are safer after the EFF helps gut a patent troll
04.11.15

Podcasts are safer after the EFF helps gut a patent troll

Personal Audio has been threatening the podcast world for a while -- the longtime patent troll cla...

By J. Fingas,   04.11.15
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