iRobot starts a patent war over robot vacuums (update: ITC case)
iRobot's lawsuits accuse Bissell, Hoover and others of copying its ideas.
Apple explores using an iPhone or iPad to power a laptop
It's a unique spin on the convertible laptop formula.
Federal appeals court upholds Nintendo's win in 3DS patent battle
The Nintendo 3DS doesn't infringe on Tomita's display patent.
AMD claims LG and Vizio are violating its graphics patents
The ITC has agreed to investigate the devices.
Report: Fitbit tried to buy wearable arch-rival Jawbone
It offered too low of a price for its troubled sparring partner, though.
Fitbit drops its attempt to ban Jawbone device sales
Did Jawbone really win, however?
Nokia sues Apple over a slew of patent infringements
The suit was filed in Germany and the US.
Supreme Court sides with Samsung over Apple patent penalty
The court ruled that iPhone design patent violations could only apply to parts of the phone.
Apple loses FaceTime patent retrial, ordered to pay $302.4 million
It's the third time Apple has faced off against VirnetX over patents covering secure communications.