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10.03.15
Google wants Glass-like headsets with holographic displays
10.03.15

Google wants Glass-like headsets with holographic displays

Google has filed for a patent on a Glass-like wearable computer with a holographic display.

By J. Fingas,   10.03.15
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08.22.15
Nintendo patent filing hints at a return to disc-free game consoles
08.22.15

Nintendo patent filing hints at a return to disc-free game consoles

Nintendo's recent patents hint that it's thinking about disc-free, TV-based game consoles once again.

By J. Fingas,   08.22.15
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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
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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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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
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01.19.15
A Google-backed startup wants to change VR as we know it
01.19.15

A Google-backed startup wants to change VR as we know it

What do you do when a good idea fails? You invest in a better version of it. We've known about Goo...

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10.17.14
Former Google lawyer nominated to lead US patent office
10.17.14

Former Google lawyer nominated to lead US patent office

The Obama administration has recently nominated former Google lawyer Michelle Lee to be the next p...

By N. Lee,   10.17.14
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10.14.14
Meet Fitbit's new Charge activity trackers (update)
10.14.14

Meet Fitbit's new Charge activity trackers (update)

Nearly a year after Fitbit revealed its last fitness gadget, it looks like its next devices will b...

By B. Steele,   10.14.14
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08.07.14
Apple patent application hints at a Siri-like assistant for Macs
08.07.14

Apple patent application hints at a Siri-like assistant for Macs

Siri might be making her way to a Mac near you. According to a patent application filed in Februar...

By Z. Honig,   08.07.14
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