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Patent battle over LARPer’s foam arrows heats up

A collection of foam-tipped weapons used for LARPing.Two rivals in the unusual business of selling foam arrows have failed to settle their dispute over patents...

As 4th trial nears, Samsung asks judge: Make Apple stop talking...

Photo illustration by Aurich LawsonApple v.Samsung Apple’s $120M jury verdict against Samsung destroyed on appeal After five years of conflict with Apple, some Samsung phone features...

How the FBI will lose its iPhone fight, thanks to ‘West...

Uncle Sam can't argue against science Analysis Apple versus the FBI has generated much discussion and conjecture lately. The vast majority of it has centered on...

Biggest patent troll of 2014 gives up, drops appeal

Kirby FergusonIn 2014, no company filed more patent lawsuits than eDekka LLC, a Texas-based company with just one asset—US Patent No. 6,266,674.Fully 168 patent lawsuits came...

IBM sues Groupon over 1990s patents related to Prodigy

An IBM software engineer sketches out a pending patent.IBM has acquired more US patents than any other company for 23 years in a row....

Stupid Patent of the Month: 100+ companies sued over “personalized content”

USPTO via EFF"Personalized content" is a phrase so vague that it could mean just about anything.That quality makes it just about perfect for use by...

Sony’s new VR control patent looks like something out of ‘Tron’

Ready to feel like you’re in the future? If a new patent from Sony comes to fruition, you might be able to strap on...

Company wrests $100k payment from patent troll but has no idea...

Graphiq staff photo.Graphiq Lumen View Technology sued several small businesses in 2013 over a patent that described little more than online "matchmaking" before its demands...

Anam Technologies partners with Telenor to drive A2P SMS service quality...

Press Release MWC Barcelona, February 22 2016.Anam Technologies are delighted to announce that, further to competitive tender, it has been selected by Telenor to deliver...

Samsung patent counterstrike against Nvidia falls flat

(credit: Nvidia) In 2014, Nvidia filed its first-ever patent lawsuit. The target was Korean smartphone giant Samsung. Predictably, Samsung struck back—but...

Chief Justice sells at least $250K of Microsoft stock in advance...

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has sold between $250,000 and $500,000 worth of Microsoft stock, according to an Associated Press report out today. It's the...

Ipswitch Survey Reveals IT Teams in a Battle for File Transfer...

While a majority of IT professionals believe the secure sharing and transferring of files is very important, more than half are using unsecure cloud-file...