Patent shows Samsung's rival to Google Glass
A patent filing shows Samsung Electronics Co. is working on a device it calls sports glasses in a possible response to Google's Internet-connected eyewear.
A young Picasso or Beethoven could be the next Edison
Good news for parents: Those pricey piano lessons or random toy parts littering your floors may one day lead to the next scientific breakthrough.
Samsung: No European patent suits for five years (Update)
(AP)—Samsung Electronics Co. has offered not to launch any patent lawsuits over key mobile telephone technology in Europe for the coming five years, in hopes of avoiding a fine from the European Commission.
Research investments, growing markets prompt rise in energy patents, study finds
Innovation in energy technology is booming, according to a new paper in PLOS One that examines what factors set the pace for energy innovation.
Innovation in renewable-energy technologies is booming
The number of patents issued for renewable-energy technologies has risen sharply over the last decade, according to new research from MIT and the Santa Fe Institute (SFI). The study shows that investments ...
Samsung moves to appease EU on Apple patent fight
South Korea's Samsung has answered accusations by Brussels that the company abused its dominant market position by taking out unfair injunctions against rival Apple, the European Commission said on Friday.
Tesla patent describes hybrid battery pack system for EVs
Nokia to pay outgoing CEO Elop $25 million
Nokia Corp. says it will pay outgoing CEO Stephen Elop a compensation package of some $25 million (19 million euros) when he leaves the company to move over to Microsoft.
Apple-Samsung patent partial retrial set for November
A US judge ordered a new trial for November to review a portion of the damages tossed out in the landmark patent case involving Apple and Samsung.
New tech embeds mass customised hidden data in credit cards and plastics during manufacture
Bank card and other plastic product manufacturers will have access to a powerful new technology that will help the fight against counterfeiting of their products and which can provide an additional security ...
Founder of Dolby Laboratories dies
Ray Dolby, audio pioneer, American inventor and founder of Dolby Laboratories, has died at the age of 80.
Jury rules for Microsoft in patent trial with Motorola
The jury in a long-running patent trial between Microsoft and Motorola decided in favor of Microsoft on Wednesday, saying Motorola Mobility breached its agreements to provide licenses to certain of its patents on fair and ...
Research examines changing role of patents in natural gas industry
New research from Penn State and the University of Alberta suggests that patents related to hydraulic fracturing—or fracking—can be used in the industry to limit the availability of information about ...
Kodak says it has exited bankruptcy
Kodak's trip through bankruptcy is now a memory for the scrapbook.