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Apple Takes Two New Medical Sensor Experts on Board

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...

Jan 23 2014, 1:54pm CST

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The App That Zaps Sales Reps, SuperSolver Takes Cues From Apple's Sales Playbook

David Montoya didn’t like being a lawyer and hated being a CPA. In rapid succession, the MBA with a law degree cycled through a...

Jan 19 2014, 4:51pm CST

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Keeping you in the loop on just a few of the many things that happened around Apple this week. China Mobile starts selling iPho...

Jan 18 2014, 8:16pm CST

FDA Grants Earlier Than Expected Approval For Medtronic's CoreValve

FDA Grants Earlier Than Expected Approval For Medtronic's CoreValve

The FDA today approved Medtronic’s CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system for patients with severe aort...

Jan 17 2014, 4:11pm CST

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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 Interne...

Jan 14 2014, 2:36pm CST

Google's Nest Deal Vindicates Patent King Nathan Myhrvold

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  winne...

Jan 14 2014, 1:06pm CST

Court says Apple is not guilty of the Google patent infringement

Court says Apple is not guilty of the Google patent infringement

Court of Appeals found Apple not guilty of any Google patent infringement...

Jan 13 2014, 7:57am CST

Apple Declared to be Free from the Accusation of Violating Google’s Patents

Apple Declared to be Free from the Accusation of Violating Google’s Patents

An appeal court declares that Apple is not being involved in the alleged intrusion to Google’s Motorola Mobility patent while c...

Jan 11 2014, 12:51pm CST

The Coming Patentocalpyse

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...

Jan 10 2014, 10:51am CST

CEO Says BlackBerry Sued Typo Because The Keyboard 'Is Our Identity'

CEO Says BlackBerry Sued Typo Because The Keyboard 'Is Our Identity'

BlackBerry is still fighting for its rightful place in in the smartphone market, especially when it comes to keyboards. Last Fr...

Jan 9 2014, 7:26am CST

CEO Says BlackBerry Sued Typo Because The Keyboard 'Is Our Identity'

CEO Says BlackBerry Sued Typo Because The Keyboard 'Is Our Identity'

BlackBerry is still fighting for its rightful place in in the smartphone market, especially when it comes to keyboards. Last Fr...

Jan 9 2014, 7:26am CST

Apple And Samsung CEOs To Meet. Shouldn't Move The Stocks Long-term

Apple And Samsung CEOs To Meet. Shouldn't Move The Stocks Long-term

Reuters is reporting that Apple’s CEO Tim Cook and Samsung’s CEO Oh-Hyun Kwon have agreed to attend a mediation session on or b...

Jan 9 2014, 1:56am CST

Apple and Samsung to attend mediation session prior to big fight

Apple and Samsung to attend mediation session prior to big fight

As the two fierce rival prepare to wage war later this year, a mediation session will be held next month to conduct settlement...

Jan 8 2014, 11:25pm CST

Moving Fitness Trackers Forward

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...

Jan 8 2014, 3:31pm CST

China's Avcon Bridges Videoconferencing and Surveillance

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 In...

Jan 8 2014, 9:21am CST

Could The iPhone 6 And iWatch Be Made Out Of The New Curved Gorilla Glass?

Could The iPhone 6 And iWatch Be Made Out Of The New Curved Gorilla Glass?

Corning has announced “Manufacturing Readiness for 3D-Shaped Gorilla Glass” in advance of CES next week in Las Vegas. Immediate...

Jan 4 2014, 8:26pm CST

Google, Apple Nab 345 Patents That May Govern Your Next Car

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, Googl...

Jan 1 2014, 3:56pm CST

Apple And Samsung Resume Patent Negotations, After Apple Presses On The Jugular

Apple And Samsung Resume Patent Negotations, After Apple Presses On The Jugular

Today’s good news in the long running dispute between Apple and Samsung is that the two companies have resumed negotiations ove...

Dec 29 2013, 11:46am CST

Revisiting My 2013 Predictions: The Crystal Ball Wasn't Awful

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...

Dec 29 2013, 7:26am CST

Will The Large Screen iPad Pro Be Apple's First In A Line Of Desktop Touch Devices?

Will The Large Screen iPad Pro Be Apple's First In A Line Of Desktop Touch Devices?

This week’s report that Apple may already be in production on a 12.9″ iPad, dubbed the “Pro,” has been the source of much specu...

Dec 29 2013, 12:01am CST

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The Apple And Microsoft Backed Rockstar Starts To Find Problems With Its Patent Portfolio

As we all know there was something of a frenzy a couple of years back to pick up portfolios of smartphone patents. One part of...

Dec 25 2013, 5:21am CST

China Chips Away At Taiwan's Prized Tablet PC Industry

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 contr...

Dec 24 2013, 7:16pm CST

7 Ways Your Father Affected Your Career

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 i...

Dec 23 2013, 10:16am CST

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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 t...

Dec 23 2013, 7:36am CST

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Apple Loop: Cook Following Twitter's Costolo, Mac Pro Shortage, Heartwarming or Heartless Holiday Ad?

Keeping you in the loop on a few of the things that happened around Apple this week. Tweet. Apple CEO Tim Cook is certainly put...

Dec 21 2013, 4:36pm CST

Pfizer's Expiring Viagra Patent Adversely Affects Other Drugmakers Too

Pfizer's Expiring Viagra Patent Adversely Affects Other Drugmakers Too

By David J. Phillips Looking ahead, the sex business isn’t expected to be as profitable as it once was for Pfizer Eli Lilly (LL...

Dec 20 2013, 11:26am CST

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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 le...

Dec 20 2013, 11:06am CST

A New Patent Enables Apple to Move to Wireless Charging

A New Patent Enables Apple to Move to Wireless Charging

Apple was awarded a new patent this week which might finally push it to move to cordless charging for its devices...

Dec 7 2013, 10:44am CST

BlackBerry loses CEO, gets $1 billion for emergency investment

BlackBerry loses CEO, gets $1 billion for emergency investment

After a lot of takeover and buyout offers from big names like Apple, Microsoft, Lenovo etc. it appears that BlackBerry has got...

Nov 26 2013, 4:55am CST

Blackberry refuses to be sold in pieces

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 c...

Nov 26 2013, 4:42am CST

New Apple Patent Application for Touch ID Shows How it All Works

New Apple Patent Application for Touch ID Shows How it All Works

The new Apple application for Touch ID was published by USPTO, describing in more details the technology behind the feature...

Nov 25 2013, 6:03am CST

Jury Awards Apple $290 Million in Damages Straight out of Samsung’s Pocket

Jury Awards Apple $290 Million in Damages Straight out of Samsung’s Pocket

A jury recently found Samsung guilty of copyright infringement. So it awarded Apple Incorporated $290 million in damages straig...

Nov 22 2013, 4:44am CST

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Microsoft reportedly making a cool $2 billion per year from Android royalties

While Windows Phone is still struggling to make its inroads into the league of leading smart phone platforms, Microsoft Inc. is...

Nov 11 2013, 2:24pm CST

Android Jelly Bean Market Share, Xbox One DLNA Compatible, BlackBerry Ousts CEO and More

Android Jelly Bean Market Share, Xbox One DLNA Compatible, BlackBerry Ousts CEO and More

Top tech stories for November 04...

Nov 4 2013, 11:04am CST

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Samsung targets eyewear technology to compete with Google Glass

Samsung has a design patent for wearable computer glasses. Design patents look pretty close to the final product, fueling rumor...

Oct 25 2013, 4:38pm CDT

BlackBerry is Looking for Breakup

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...

Oct 10 2013, 7:14am CDT

Samsung loses bid to veto import ban won by Apple

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 b...

Oct 9 2013, 1:56am CDT

Apple Patents iOS Unlocking Methods Take Gestures as Input

Apple Patents iOS Unlocking Methods Take Gestures as Input

Futuristic models of Apple technology may employ certain unique unlocking methods to gain access to applications and gadget fun...

Sep 3 2013, 8:57am CDT

Stephen Elop can be the New Microsoft CEO After Nokia Acquisition

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...

Sep 3 2013, 8:02am CDT

Microsoft buys Nokia's Devices & Services division

Microsoft buys Nokia's Devices & Services division

Boom! That's was the sound accompanying today's news that Microsoft is buying Nokia. Yes, the subject of many people's fantasie...

Sep 2 2013, 11:15pm CDT