Apple’s New MacBook Patent Looks Glam, Focuses On Touch Keyboard

With the introduction of Touch Bar in MacBooks last year, Apple showed the world that when it comes to innovation and design they are the best. This was a big success and now there is some good news for the fans. The latest patent from Apple looks like the Touch Bar might extend to an entire keyboard, which might really be a great addition to the next fleet of MacBooks. Read More

Google Signs Patent Deal With Chinese Tech Giant Tencent

Recently after Google announced the return of Google Maps in China, there is more news coming up. Reports say Google has announced a patent cross-licensing agreement with Chinese tech giant Tencent.

Google had earlier signed similar deals with Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and Cisco Systems Inc, but the deal with Tencent is a first with a large Chinese tech firm. Google has not disclosed any financial terms of the deal but said that the agreement with the Chinese social media and gaming firm Tencent covers a broad range of products and paves the way for collaboration on technology in the future. Read More

Apple Watch Patent To Allow Sharing Files With Gestures

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It will probably be easier for Apple Watch owners to share more than just thoughts when they meet in the future. The details of a gesture-based method of exchanging files surfaced in a new patent filed by Cupertino company. Now, for the ones who would want to know a fellow Apple Watch owner better, this technology would share contact information with a handshake! Apple has applied for a patent on a system that would enable the exchange of information between wearables. Read More

Apple Ordered To Pay $23.6 million For Violating Six Patents

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Apple’s lawsuit grief doesn’t seem to end. Just last week it was announced that Apple will have to face a federal lawsuit after being accused by users of preventing them from receiving text messages when they switched from iPhone to an Android device. Now, a report from Bloomberg confirms that Apple has been ordered to pay $23.6 million for patent infringement. Read More

Apple Won’t Have to Give Samsung A Sneak Peek of iPhone 5 and iPad 3

apple vs samsungApple and Samsung are working hard to fight their ongoing court-case over each other’s patent infringement, but when Samsung asked Apple to show it the unannounced iPhone 5 and iPad 3, everyone was shocked. FOSS Patents have looked deeply into the case, and have come to the conclusion, Apple wasn’t obligated to show Samsung its unannounced products, but Samsung will have to provide several of their products to Apple’s legal team. Read More

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