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Apple Patent Outlines Mac In A Keyboard

Retro computing move. Patent from Apple imagines Magic keyboard with a built-in Mac, allowing user to just attach screen, mouse

4 months ago

Apple Patent For Embedded In-screen Touch ID, Face ID

No more cutout notch at the top of iPhone screens in the future? Apple wins patent for its in-screen Touch…

11 months ago

Daimler Ends Nokia Spat With Royalty Payment Agreement

End of hostilities between Nokia and Mercedes owner Daimler, after the car maker finally agrees to make royalty payments to…

1 year ago

Ericsson Claims Samsung Infringed 4G, 5G Patents

Round two. Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson claims Samsung has infringed some of its 4G and 5G patents – US ITC…

1 year ago

Apple Hit With $1.4bn Lawsuit From Chinese AI Firm

Long running dispute. Xiao-i alleges in a Chinese court that Apple's voice-recognition tech in Siri infringes on its artificial intelligence…

2 years ago

Apple Pays VirnetX $454m Settlement For Decade-Long Patent Battle

VirnetX has declared victory in its long-running patent battle, after Apple pays it a settlement of $454m following supreme court…

2 years ago

Apple Loses Rehearing Bid In VirnetX FaceTime Case

Potential setback for Apple in the patent battle between it and VirnetX, after US Court of Appeals rejects Apple plea…

2 years ago

Huawei Hits Verizon With Patent Lawsuit

Chinese firm Huawei Technologies alleges US carrier Verizon “profited greatly” from using its patents without authorisation

2 years ago

Apple Patent For No-Crease Folding iPhone Screen Approved

Is Apple developing a folding phone? Reports surface after Apple has a patent approved for a special hinge mechanism for…

2 years ago

Microsoft, IBM Join Forces With Linux Foundation To Fight Patent Trolls

Don't feed the trolls. Partnership to fight 'Patent Assertion Entities', otherwise known as patent trolls

3 years ago

US Supreme Court Rejects Wisconsin’s Apple Patent Appeal

Victory for Apple after rejection of patent challenge, but a Midwestern university is not giving up its legal fight against…

3 years ago

Huawei Begins To Trademark ‘Hongmeng’ Operating System

Looming lockout from Google's Android forces Chinese firm to trademark its backup operating system

3 years ago

Toyota Offers Free Access To Hybrid Car Tech

Hybrid car pioneer Toyota offers free access to technology patents, as move to full electric vehicles continues

3 years ago

Foxconn Boss ‘Furious’ At Microsoft Patent Lawsuit

Microsoft launches break of contract lawsuit at manufacturing giant for “unpaid royalties” and missing paperwork

3 years ago

IBM Demands $167m From Groupon In Patent Lawsuit

Big Blue alleges Groupon uses its patent technology and refuses to negotiate licensing deal

4 years ago

Motorola Patent Hints At Foldable Phone Solution

No more creases! Patent deals with tricky problem with foldable phones, notably creases in the screen

4 years ago

Microsoft Foldable Phone Patent Shows Two Screens

Surface Phone clue as patent shows dual-display and 360-degree rotation support, but will anyone care?

5 years ago

Native American Tribe Sues Microsoft For Patent Violation

Are 'patent trolls' now exploiting sovereign immunity for native Americans with latest lawsuits?

5 years ago

MP3 Heads Towards Legacy As Licensing And Patents Get Terminated

The format could not continue being supported in the face of AAC

5 years ago

Apple Sues Qualcomm In London Courts Over iPhone Tech Charges

You're charging us too much! Apple files lawsuit against Qualcomm over royalty charges and patents

5 years ago

BlackBerry Hits Nokia With Patent Violation Lawsuit

Where is the love? BlackBerry's departure from smartphone arena sees lawsuit against one time rival Nokia

5 years ago

Nokia Sues Apple For Smartphone Patent Violations

Round two of smartphone wars, after Nokia hits back at Apple with multiple lawsuits for patent violations

6 years ago

Samsung Wins Supreme Court Patent Battle Against Apple

The Korean tech giant wins this round of patent disputes against Cupertino

6 years ago

Google Finally Defeats Oracle In Android Lawsuit, But Expert Questions Verdict

Google scores significant Android patent lawsuit win against Oracle, but patent expert says appeal will likely reverse decision

6 years ago

Microsoft, Google Officially Agree To End Lawsuits

Regulatory disputes referred to 18 cases across US and Germany

6 years ago

Apple Loses iPhone Processor Patent Lawsuit

Apple may have to dip into its $203bn cash pile to pay for infringing university patent

7 years ago

Is Google Killing Off The Space Bar?

New patent reveals plan to slim down laptop keyboards

7 years ago

Google Achieves US Patent For Robot Personalities

Who needs humans? Google granted new patent to give robots customised personalities

7 years ago

Google Finally Settles Rockstar Patent Row

Google and Apple-backed Rockstar didn't disclose terms of the agreement, as disputes continue with Samsung, HTC and others

8 years ago

BlackBerry Patent Awards Hints At Possible Wearable Devices

BlackBerry awarded at least 27 new US patents that reveal the type of devices currently under development

8 years ago