patent

Apple patent points toward buttonless trackpads

Apple patent points toward buttonless trackpads

Though most of the MacBooks you'll see out in the wild today - from the last few years, that is - work without any apparent buttons under their surface, they do indeed use hardware that makes with the click. A patent application appearing today from Apple shows that they may very well be doing away with the clicky bits altogether in coming generations. Instead, so say the patent possibilities, these trackpads will become a lot more "magic."

Continue Reading

MPHJ Technology patent troll fights back, sues US federal government

MPHJ Technology patent troll fights back, sues US federal government

Patents, especially software patents, have become a major point of contention of late. Patent trolls are on the rise and the US government is, somewhat ambiguously, taking steps to lessen their activities. Curiously, one of the more well-known patent trolls, MPHJ Technology, has apparently chosen to bare its legal fangs against the government itself, by suing members of the US Federal Trade Commission.

Continue Reading

Prev 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next