BlueMail developer Blix has frequently alleged that Apple unfairly suppresses the competition and has stolen its patented IP. However, its antitrust lawsuit has been thrown out of court yet again.
A new patent granted to Microsoft by the USPTO unveils details about a computer-implemented method for detecting toxic electronic content to correct toxic behavior in organizations.
Instagram has filed a patent for a new feature that will ask users to pay for live links in their posts. The fee may be imposed only on businesses and individual users may not have to pay for that.
A new patent - Linguistic Style Matching Agent - granted to Microsoft reveals that the company is working on conversational agents that mirror users' conversational style and/or facial expressions.
Apple could be considering bringing the Face ID biometric authentication system to the MacBook as per a new patent application. The Face ID module may also be housed in a display notch or the likes.
Huawei has filed a patent infringement lawsuit with a U.S. court. The lawsuit is against Verizon which has allegedly violated 12 U.S. patents belonging to Huawei. Huawei said it has compiled proof.
A recent patent published by the USPTO provides a look at the possible designs that Apple is envisioning for its future iMac computers. It includes ideas such as dockable MacBooks and modular frames.
A new patent filed by Microsoft could allow for Cortana to handle emails better. Cortana would actually learn to summarize your messages, rather than only being able to read them to you.
The 4D tracking techniques would use 4D dynamic solid modeling of a cluttered space by collecting depth data from 3D cameras. These modeling concepts can then be applied in a number of use cases.
A new patent from Microsoft shows a concept for a dual-screen or foldable screen device that fills cavities in the hinge with liquid, preventing issues with materials getting inside of them.
Microsoft's latest patent features a system that comprises of story creation and storytelling mechanisms involved with production of user-created content, which help in forming a background story.
HTC has listed all of its mobile devices as 'out of stock' on its UK site. HTC previously promised to include a workaround in its phones due to a patent infringement but failed to do so.
Microsoft's latest patent showcases an ambient capture device which includes a fisheye camera and a microphone array. This system features much less complex design compared to similar tech today.
Microsoft's recent patent describes a thermal control system that has been designed to overcome overheating challenges on the Surface laptop. However, there is no guarantee for its implementation.
Microsoft's latest patent showcases the idea of a quick task system to enable users to efficiently respond to tasks. This system is noted to be well-suited to integration with digital assistants.
Microsoft's latest patent showcases a new file targeting system that identifies patterns of user inaction, and then brings them back up to the required level through intelligent content promotion.
A new patent has come to light which was published a few days ago by Apple. The document filed describes plans for a mixed reality headset which is capable of tracking facial expressions and gestures.
The new patent describes a multi-dimensional optical sensor that can output hemodynamics of a user, something that sensors incorporated in current wearables are unable to display with accuracy.
Microsoft's latest patent showcases a modular capsule that can be fitted within the housing of different styli. This will aim to improve their functionality without making things too complicated.
Microsoft has patented a technology that would enable easier content collaboration through addressing of inline notes in various ways, without having to access the actual documents.
Microsoft's new patent features live information overlays for pictures of people, recognized through facial recognition. The displayed information could be linked with social media or messaging apps.
A recently-published patent by Microsoft envisions a stylus that can be used as a Bluetooth headset, thanks to a flexible design that allows the pen to wrap around your ear and a dockable earpiece.
A new patent published by the USPTO describes new methods to improve a stylus. Published by Microsoft, it offers insights to possible new features and functions for the new Surface Pen.
The newly patented travel diary system will be able to generate an automatically created travel diary for users, complete with personalized sentences and an interactive graphical interface.
LG Electronics has patented a smartphone that features a triple camera on the front, which marks a significant bump from the current dual-camera setup of its existing family of phones.
Microsoft has patented an artificial speech generating device for communication sessions. The creation of such a device would help significantly improve the quality of audio communications.
A recently published patent by Microsoft hints towards the possibility of native voice input through digital assistants being integrated with third-party applications in the future.
BlackBerry has filed a patent lawsuit against Twitter for allegedly co-opting a number of its mobile messaging technologies into the micro-blogging site's app and advertising platform.
Microsoft may be aiming to make virtual environments more user-friendly with a personalized 'toxicity shield' system. It would help censor certain behaviors for users based on their preferences.
A new delivery mechanism has been patented by Microsoft that allows for the delivery of products directly to receiving vehicles while they travel between two locations, reducing delivery times.
Samsung has been granted a patent in the U.S. for a stylus that's equipped with a camera that features an optical zoom system. There's no word, though, if this tech will ever turn into a real product.
A newly published Microsoft patent shows that the company might be interested in introducing a browser plug-in to conserve computing resources. It would also presumably be different from ad blockers.
Microsoft's latest patent discloses a variety of techniques that can be used to centrally control the states of traffic control devices. These can essentially help prioritize movement of vehicles.
Yet another foldable smartphone patent has surfaced, this time from Samsung, but with an interesting twist - the device may also have dedicated gaming buttons that can be hidden at will.
Foldable smartphones seem to be the trend in 2019, with a new report claiming that Intel has patented a three-way foldable device powered by Windows and housing support for a stylus as well.
Recently it was reported that Motorola was bringing the RAZR brand back in the form of a foldable phone. Now a patent filing gives us a look at what this upcoming device might look like.
Microsoft has recently been granted a couple of patents detailing improvements to both the Surface Pen and the Surface Dial. The latter could feature touch-sensitive controls and mousing sensors.
A patent filed by Microsoft could reduce the parts count in the HoloLens, potentially reducing the cost of manufacturing. The patent describes a method of integrating two components into one.
The Chinese company was recently granted a patent by the U.S. Trademark and Patent Office which describes a device that seems to be a laptop with a foldable display and a physical keyboard.
A patent filed by Microsoft may pave the way for Surface devices with thinner bezels. The patent describes methods to circumvent challenges of manufacturing devices with thinner bezels.