Waymo patents cars that soften to safeguard pedestrians
Self-driving cars could loosen up if they collide with humans.
Federal court steps in to protect podcasts from patent troll
Personal Audio may have been permanently silenced.
Apple ordered to pay university a tiny $506 million patent fine
Tiny to Apple, at least.
Apple could let you discreetly call 911 with your fingerprint
An Apple patent describes tech that lets you 'invisibly' call the police.
Amazon dreams of putting a giant drone beehive in your city
A skyscraper warehouse with drones flying to and from your home.
Amazon has the tech to thwart comparison shoppers in its stores
Their patent to redirect and block competitor information on their own WiFi networks was approved.
Andy Rubin's Essential is toying with the idea of smart glasses
Patents reveal that the company has ideas beyond smartphones and smart assistants.
Amazon's drone deliveries could include shipping label parachutes
No one wants their stuff to shatter when it lands in the yard.
Supreme Court decision lifts ownership rights over patent law
Today's ruling applies to printers, but could have an impact on your right to repair any device.