Apple could implement one of the Google Pixel 2’s coolest features

Another week, another slew of Apple patents. The company was recently awarded four interesting phone-related patents that could indicate that the company is working on a few new features to...

Uber could soon know if you’re drunk before the car arrives to pick you...

Uber has filed a patent outlining an idea to use app-based artificial intelligence capable of detecting "uncharacteristic" behavior, such as drunkenness, among riders. But why does it want to know? The...

Apple patents hint at smarter iPhone camera, blood pressure-sensing Watch band

Apple is always working on ways to improve the camera in the iPhone, and a new patent shows that it could be working on ways to deliver Portrait Mode photos...

What President Trump Doesn’t Know About ZTE

David Kline is a journalist, author and intellectual property strategist. More posts by this contributor A new (old) way for product makers to defeat patent roadblocks After meeting with Chinese Vice Premiere Liu...

New Apple patent could help Siri learn newly created words and phrases

While you could honestly debate about whether Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa is the better digital assistant, Apple’s Siri is largely considered to be the worst of the three. Finally,...

Google could soon let you sync smartphones for music playback

Your Android phone could soon be usable in a network of others if Google's latest patent is anything to go by. The patent describes the use of a mesh network...

A peace plan to end the wireless wars

Boris Teksler Contributor Boris Teksler is the former licensing chief at Apple and current chief executive of the patent licensing company Conversant IP. Joseph Siino is the former intellectual property chief...

Latest Apple patents hint at 3D iPhone effects, flexible batteries, and more

Apple was awarded a set of three new patents that hint at what the company has been working on. Among the patents including a flexible battery, and the ability to...

WordPress to ditch React library over Facebook patent clause risk

Automattic, the company behind the popular open source web publishing software WordPress, has said it will be pulling away from using Facebook’s React javaScript library...

Amazon’s delivery drones could live on trains and ships, latest patent shows

Amazon has patented a range of ideas related to its drone delivery service, some wackier than others. The latest describes a network of train- and ship-based facilities to maintain its...

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Watch Google’s I/O 2017 VR keynote right here

Google’s main keynote for its I/O developer conference happened yesterday, but the event isn’t over yet. Far from...

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