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Apple iWatch to Feature Bluetooth-Based Hotspot Technology?

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Rumors of an Apple iWatch have been floating around since the time of the 6th-generation iPod nano, but it looks like we’re getting much closer to that reality. Apple has apparently filed a patent with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a new kind of wireless technology that could be more power efficient while providing full network connectivity. ...

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New Apple Patent Hints at iPhone of the Future

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A new release by the US Patent and Trademark Office is giving us an idea about how Apple’s iPhone might look like in the future.

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Google Granted Patent for Multi-Flash

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On most smartphones, your camera tends to have just one or two flashes to help it out, but Google may change all that with its new multi-flash patent.

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Apple’s “Steve Jobs” Patent Ruled Invalid in Non-Final Ruling

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It seems that the USPTO has now re-examined Apple's touch-screen patent first filed in April 2008 and granted nine months later. Based on a further look, the USPTO has now decided that 20 claims from the patent are invalid.

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Microsoft, get used to selling your apps in the Marketplace

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It seems we have a "chicken or egg" scenario playing out in the trade name world. Microsoft has filed a motion with the US Patent and Trademark Office hoping to force Apple to give up its legal grip on the name "App store."

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