Samsung and Google sign Patent Agreement Samsung, Google agree to cross-license their patents for next 10 years SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. has signed an agreement with Google Inc. to cross-license their patents, reducing the risk of...
Jan 27 2014, 3:42am CST
Apple Wins Trademark Rights to iPhone in Brazil Apple had been engaged in a settlement case with Gradiente over the issue of its trademark rights to use the name “iPhone” for its products in Brazil. It has won the case although only on a partial basis.
Sep 26 2013, 5:27am CDT
Qualcomm Patents Foldable Touchscreen Device Nothing says 'the freaking future' like foldable touchscreen displays. Go Rumors reports that Qualcomm has just filed a patent for a foldable, multipurpose device. This theoretical gadget will be able to unfold into a...
Mar 11 2010, 11:28am CST
Discovery Communications Files for Patent on eBook Reader Last week information on a patent application filed by Discovery Communications -- the company behind TV stations like BBC America, Discovery Channel, and others -- turned up. The patent application was for more than a...
Aug 31 2009, 12:00pm CDT
Microsoft 'Magic Wand' Coming to E3? So, it turns out that back in 2007 Microsoft filed a patent application for a motion controller that they called a Magic Wand. The BBC says that the release of the patent has lead many to believe that Microsoft will be...
May 19 2009, 9:55am CDT
Sony PS3 Robot Companion coming? Sony has filed a patent application describing a robot companion for the Sony PS3.
The PS3 robot would sport a camera, display, GPS, Gyro sensor and a microphone. The feature set suggests that the robot could roam...
Mar 19 2009, 11:57am CDT
Brain Interface for Second Life Japanese researches put an external brain interface to an intriguing use. The brain interface lets you control the movement of an avatar in the virtual world of Second Life.
We have already seen a brain interface that...
Oct 15 2007, 11:31am CDT
Microsoft patents iPhone like User Interface Microsoft filed a patent that features a user interface that bears similarities to the Apple iPhone interface.
The patent, filed in July 2007, is entitled Extensible filtered lists for mobile device user interface....
Oct 12 2007, 2:00pm CDT
Tongue Brain Port for Sonar Sensing Military research works on using the tongue as interface for sonar or cameras.
The goal is to give soldiers super-human senses under water or at night.
Apparently the idea to use the tongue as transmitter for signals...
Apr 25 2006, 2:08am CDT
Sony files Patent for Brain Interface A Sony scientist filed a patent for brain interface that uses ultrasound to create sensory experiences - This stuff is straight out of the Matrix movies.
Sony does not comment in details, besides that the patent is a...
Apr 7 2005, 7:31am EST
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