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iPhone’s Home button might be scrapped, screen to scan fingerprints

Apple was the first mobile phone maker that introduced fingerprint security to their smartphones with iPhone 5s. Ever since that, we have seen several mobile phone makers to introduce a fingerprint sensor but none has been able to master the efficiency and quickness of Touch ID enabled smartphones. Now, Apple through their latest patent granted

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Patent Facts you probably didn’t know

The following list provides an overview of some notable intellectual property events that have occurred in the past and have specific importance in this domain. January January 2, 1879 Auguste Bartholdi filed a design patent on Statue of Liberty (Design for a statue (USD11023S) January 2, 1906 Willis Carrier receives a US patent for the

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Apple ‘Pencil’ may now be used on iPhone and Macbooks

When Jony Ive introduced Pencil back in 2015 for iPad pro, everybody thought it is just the right answer to Samsung Note devices. Many critics liked the product. A new patent application from apple published this week talks about the use of Pencil on iPhones and wider set of applications. This could send Samsung into

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Apple pushes towards artist’s copyrights protection

We all know Steve Jobs and his love for the music. In fact, the whole existence of iTunes in early 2000s was to curtail pirated albums and bring a platform to users to purchase albums and generate a revenue stream for artists who put their soul into the music. The latest patent US 9,380,225 titled

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How brilliant will an iPhone with Wrap-around display be?

We all love iPhones. Right from the design to the iOS – the simplicity, the near perfection marriage of software and hardware that brings out an experience far superior than any android phone. Year after year iPhones introduces some landmark features. Fandroids will always argue that Apple is late in bringing features to the iPhones

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Amazon plans to integrate automated personalized conversations over the phone

We have all seen that Google, IBM and Apple have at all points tried to bring in features related to automatic reply in case of unavailability. Surely they can be helpful but at the same time they are too mechanical and does not have a human emotional element attached to it. Now seeing from the

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Who will grab the Yahoo Patent Portfolio?

Yahoo has put up for auction over 3000 patents and expects to raise over US $1 Billion from it. Interestingly, this auction is separate from the core business of Yahoo for which Verizon and AT&T are likely to close on the biddings. That core business sales will have 500 granted patents and about 600 published