Samsung has now filed for and received two separate patents which may hint at future devices that fold and have transparent displays. As always, it’s worth pointing out that the patented technology in question may never end up being utilized at all. Samsung might find another, more effective way to achieve a similar device as those shown or may abandon the idea altogether. Moreover, neither of these concepts is necessarily new even to Samsung. The company has been filing for folding and transparent displays for quite some time and this may just be an effort to protect against potential copycats when it does finally release a folding phone. Having said that, they are interesting nonetheless and show real potential for what could be on the horizon.
Nintendo is being sued again by Gamevice on the claim the design of the Nintendo Switch and its Joy-Con controllers infringes the design of Gamevice patents for controllers that also slide onto handheld gaming devices.
NEW DELHI: Monsanto Co has appealed to the Supreme Court against a ruling by the Delhi High Court which decreed last month that the world's biggest seed maker cannot claim patents on its genetically modified or GM cotton seeds, a company spokesman said on Friday.
If it’s not concerns over the production levels of its Model 3 sedan, it’s controversy over the possible role of Tesla technology in a fatal car crash. If it’s not one of Tesla’s top executives leaving for another Silicon Valley titan, it’s Wall Street wondering if (or maybe, when) the company might run out of cash.
Giant electronics manufacturer Sony is aiming at using blockchain technology to store digital data rights. As a result of implementing this technology,Sony believes data will be secure and easily accessible.
Everybody knows that strong patents help decide the winners and losers of business competition — which is why companies applied for roughly 600,000 of them in the U.S. last year (though only half that number were granted). But there’s another, little-known way for companies to acquire the patents they need: they can simply buy them.
While the majority of the world is having fun watching Bitcoin go up and down faster than a yo-yo, companies are scrambling to get in on the craze. In some cases, that just means announcing a “pivot to Bitcoin” and watching your company die; in other instances, it means taking the underlying technology of blockchain and applying it to conventional retail.
Saudi Arabia has ranked 23rd among 92 countries in terms of patents granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in 2017. The vast majority of these patented inventions are scientific.