Apple Takes Two New Medical Sensor Experts on Board Apple has sought the services of two new medical sensor technology experts. It has taken on board the two, a male Indian and a talented female, to improve its biometric products profile. Everyone is on the lookout for a vital stat gadget that is likely to come out of the factories of Apple Incorporated soon.
Jan 23 2014, 1:54pm CST
Google Takes A Cue From The Apple Playbook With Nest Google’s acquisition of Nest Labs is being touted as a sign that it’s serious about putting itself at the center of the Internet of Things, a potential $19 billion market of opportunity for all kinds of connected...
Jan 14 2014, 2:36pm CST
Google's Nest Deal Vindicates Patent King Nathan Myhrvold Google’s decision this week to buy high-tech thermostat maker Nest for $3.2 billion is creating more than just the usual winners whenever a start-up cashes out for a big amount. Among the not-so-obvious beneficiaries...
Jan 14 2014, 1:06pm CST
The Coming Patentocalpyse At 7:30 pm on December last year, when New York City was getting ready to celebrate the end of 2013, Anthony Hayes was driving to the offices of Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP, a securities law firm based in the...
Jan 10 2014, 10:51am CST
Moving Fitness Trackers Forward Fitness trackers have enjoyed too long in the sun, considering how little most of them actually do. The push now is to get them to offer more to consumers who’ve until now been satisfied to record how many miles they’ve...
Jan 8 2014, 3:31pm CST
China's Avcon Bridges Videoconferencing and Surveillance By Jane Ho
China’s nationwide outbreak of SARS in 2003 may have caused trouble for many businesses but it jump-started Avcon Information Technology, a provider of videoconference and surveillance systems. (And, yes, the...
Jan 8 2014, 9:21am CST
Google, Apple Nab 345 Patents That May Govern Your Next Car What will your next car be like? Google, Apple and other giants of the smartphone business have plenty of ideas. In fact, Google alone has 310 U.S. patents relating to areas such as car-based smart devices, navigation...
Jan 1 2014, 3:56pm CST
Revisiting My 2013 Predictions: The Crystal Ball Wasn't Awful Last December, when I was relatively new to Forbes, I closed the year with a look into what I admitted would be a hazy-at-best crystal ball for 2013. Before looking ahead to next year, it seems only fair to look back at...
Dec 29 2013, 7:26am CST
China Chips Away At Taiwan's Prized Tablet PC Industry This threat to the Taiwanese economy, which depends on grabbing sizable shares of new IT hardware trends, has already hit contracts for lower-end tablets and begun taking aim at the premium ones, says Joen Yang, senior...
Dec 24 2013, 7:16pm CST
7 Ways Your Father Affected Your Career My father passed away last May at 92, and his passing has spurred me to think even more deeply about our relationship and his impact on me. As one of two daughters and the youngest, I know that my relationship with him...
Dec 23 2013, 10:16am CST
A Danger Lurks In The Righteous War Against Patent Trolls Judging from events that have already occurred, and others that soon will occur, righteous forces are gathered against patent trolls as never before. It is an impassioned pursuit of a coherent legal culture to ensure...
Dec 23 2013, 7:36am CST
Nokia's Mapping Patents Predate The Existence Of Google Itself This could be a rather difficult fight for Google. Nokia is starting to flex its patent muscles in the mapping arena. And at least some of its patents predate the existence of Google itself, meaning that Google is going...
Dec 20 2013, 11:06am CST
Blackberry refuses to be sold in pieces After offering to be sold and looking for potential buyers, the BlackBerry board has recently backed off from offers given by companies like Apple, Microsoft, and Lenovo. According to Reuters, Apple and Microsoft have mostly been interested in buying the patents and the intellectual properties of BlackBerry.
Nov 26 2013, 4:42am CST
BlackBerry is Looking for a Breakup BlackBerry is down on its luck and weighing its options. It is almost convinced of the feasibility of a breakup. This would be how those who get its various assets would want it to be.
Oct 10 2013, 7:14am CDT
Samsung loses bid to veto import ban won by Apple It's probably an old story, but Samsung's been crying fowl over its previous loss from Apple, a damage that led to the import ban of select Samsung phones in the U.S. Samsung has requested a veto of the previous ruling...
Oct 9 2013, 1:56am CDT
Stephen Elop can be the New Microsoft CEO After Nokia Devices & Services Acquisition The news that Microsoft bought off Nokia’s Devices & Services business for $7.17 billion has become stale by now. Meanwhile, Nokia’s CEO Stephen Elop left his post to join Microsoft again as EVP of Devices & Services. Ballmer confirms that Elop is the internal candidate for Microsoft's CEO position. And the man looks forward to challenging rivals like Google and Apple Incorporated.
Sep 3 2013, 8:02am CDT
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