Although there's no guarantee Apple will implement it, the company has a patented solution that could tell others when you're available for a phone or FaceTime call.
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Google has designed a system to store and distribute personalities to robots.
Microsoft has updated its patent agreements -- both of which likely include Linux licensing elements -- with Fuji Xerox and Melco Holdings.
Apple has been granted a patent for an external portable fuel cell electricity generation unit designed to power portable computing devices.
A jury has knocked back a claim by a patent licensing firm that was seeking damages from Apple over five Nokia patents.
A patent application submitted by Apple suggests waterproof iPhones could be on the horizon.
Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg hopes litigation between his company and Apple can be wrapped up quickly.
No doubt Apple is still smarting over a $533 million court case won by Smartflash this week, but Ericsson is now also suing the company in a patent dispute.
Patent licensing firm Smartflash may still be celebrating a $533 million victory against Apple, but the companies aren't finished in the courtroom.
SK Telecom has won its patent lawsuit against Viber after a South Korean court ruled the latter infringed on four patents held by the mobile operator.
The US Patent Office has granted Apple a patent for a virtual-reality headset designed to accommodate an iPhone for its display, much like Google's Cardboard or Samsung's Gear VR headset.
Telstra, Optus, and Vodafone are fighting against patent-infringement claims over the use of assisted GPS and video-streaming services in the companies' mobile networks.
Microsoft and Samsung have settled an Android patent-licensing-related contract dispute, Microsoft officials say, while offering no specific about the terms.
A Department of Justice decision will make it harder for holders of some standards essential patents to clog up the courts with patent lawsuits.
In the world of iOS this week we heard of an Apple patent to track eye movement, Chrome was updated to support Handoff, and the iPhone is boosting Apple's position in Asia.
It's likely this will build on Apple's own AirDrop technology. But this may be one of the first steps in recent years that may combat illegal file sharing.
This week in iOS news we saw the unveiling of a teeny, tiny keyboard, Apple Watch details emerged, and a patent hints at iCloud-based TouchID.
Apple and Ericsson are suing each other after failing to agree on royalties the iPhone maker should pay for standard essential patents.
IBM has once again beaten yearly patent records, racking up 7,534 patents in 2014 -- an average of 20 patents per day.
Apple has been granted a patent that could lead the way to a fully flexible iPhone that's actually built to bend in your pocket.
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