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Three-city patent court gets nod from EU leaders

(Phys.org) -- A one-stop panEuropean patent court system with functions divided among three cities is now in the wings, bringing Europe a new day for a single European patent system. After a decision left ...

Jul 03, 2012 report
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Google's Nest welcomes still more product partners

In the Internet scheme of things, home-automation products face a problem that vendors will need to overcome. Without common standards and partnerships, how will the gadgets talk to one another? One bit of ...

Oct 26, 2014 weblog
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iPhone 5 not just a phone; it's a stimulus too

Apple's iPhone 5 is one of the biggest product launches ever in the sector, and may also deliver a well-timed stimulus to the US economy ahead of the presidential election, analysts say.

Sep 15, 2012
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Retailers use smartphone technology to upgrade shopping

Chris Mason thinks of Brookstone stores as the retail version of canaries in the coal mine - harbingers of change in the air. And this year, the chain is all over the smartphone as a weight-bearing pillar of American life.

Nov 05, 2014
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Toyota raises forecast on profit jump, weak yen

Toyota raised its annual earnings forecast after posting a 23 percent jump in quarterly profit Wednesday as a favorable exchange rate added to the momentum of the Japanese automaker's sales growth.

Nov 05, 2014
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Google X: Secret lab for 'moonshot' research

In a rare public speech, Google Inc. CEO Larry Page once suggested the tech industry needs "safe places where we can try out new things" without rules or interference. Some people thought he was describing ...

Mar 12, 2014
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