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Walmart could soon be spying on employees and customers at its checkout lines

This feels ... intrusive.

On Jul 12, 2018 by Monica Riese

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Nikola begins electric semitruck war, hits Tesla with $2 billion patent suit

The Tesla rival claims it's causing market confusion.

On May 2, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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Amazon’s voice recognition patent would be the final blow to our privacy

The online marketplace claims it takes privacy seriously.

On Apr 4, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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Future Samsung phones could include a built-in breathalyzer

This might be the most useful new smartphone feature yet.

On Aug 15, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

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Amazon just filed a patent for a multi-level drone beehive

The towers would be used to deliver orders in densely populated areas.

On Jun 23, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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This pizza box was created and patented by Apple

The iPizza? The MacBox Air?

On May 16, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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Qualcomm reportedly seeking to ban the import of iPhones into U.S.

Qualcomm already cut its anticipated revenue for the quarter by $500 million.

On May 5, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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Disney wants to patent a soft ‘humanoid robot’

Could Baymax be coming to real life?

On Apr 10, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

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Apple patent turns iPhone into a full-blown laptop

What do you get when you mix an iPhone with a MacBook?

On Mar 23, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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Apple patent details plans for wireless, floating phone chargers

Say hello to the future.

On Mar 2, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

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Apple files mind-blowing patent for headphones that double as speakers

If you thought AirPods were strange, wait until you see these.

On Feb 9, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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Uber wants to add some Facebook to your UberPOOL

Do you want to learn more about the person you're sharing an UberPOOL with?

On Feb 3, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

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IBM was granted a mind-boggling number of patents in 2016

The company received almost as many as the next two combined.

On Jan 10, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

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Amazon wants to deploy its delivery drones out of blimps

It's a bird... it's a plane... no, it's just my Amazon package.

On Dec 29, 2016

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The Facebook patent that could stop fake news

The patent, filed in 2015, is awaiting approval.

On Dec 8, 2016 by David Gilmour