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Google has designs on flip-up wristwatch

(Phys.org)—While futurists have generally enthused about the coming age of wearable computing, showcase items among the top vendors have focused on prototypes for heads-up displays. Reactions have included ...

Oct 04, 2012 weblog
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NYTimes leads group defense in mobile patent suit

The New York Times Co. is girding for a legal battle that many larger organizations have avoided. The Times is leading the defense of a diverse group of companies that use technology they assumed was free: ...

Aug 28, 2012
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America Invents Act is a game changer

In an article published in the current issue of Technology and Innovation- Proceedings of the National Academy of Inventors, Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), descri ...

Jul 23, 2012
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Apple has solar designs, wins patents

(PhysOrg.com) -- Apple recently won patents with the US Patent and Trademark office. These patents focus on ideas for using solar technology for laptops, smartphones and tablets. One such patent involves using ...

Oct 23, 2011 report
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US judge strikes down patent on cancer genes

(AP) -- In a ruling with potentially far-reaching implications for the patenting of human genes, a judge on Monday struck down a company's patents on two genes linked to an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer.

Mar 29, 2010
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Japan's Fujitsu says it made first 'iPad'

Apple's new tablet PC is not the first product to be called the "iPad". Japan's Fujitsu says it launched one years ago, and the name has also been used for small engines and even bra inserts.

Jan 29, 2010
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