Posts in Microsoft


IBM maintains dominance in cloud computing R&D through first half of 2015

IBM cloud computing technologies span an incredible scope of solutions for data analytics, enterprise apps, human resource management, marketing and even gaming. By the end of 2017, about …
24 days ago 5

Google Chrome to discontinue Java support, prevents access of USPTO resources

This change to the Chrome browser system is one of which U.S. patent applicants will want to be aware because of its impacts to some of …
2 months ago 7

Video game industry unveils popular games, new technologies at E3 2015

This year’s E3 conference heralded the coming of some highly anticipated titles as well as some interesting technological trends that may change the course of the …
2 months ago 1

Wireless induction charging is coming to electric vehicles

Wireless charging systems are also being designed for use inside the car so that passengers find it easier to keep their smartphones charged over the course of …
2 months ago 1

IBM cloud computing services earns $7.7 billion over the past year

IBM’s most recent quarterly earnings report indicates that the company is seeing rapid growth in its cloud business revenues, which increased 75 percent year-over-year, resulting in total …
3 months ago 2

A modest patent portfolio doesn’t stop Amazon Web Services from earning $5.16 billion

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has just cleared up the picture over its cloud computing business, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the company’s forecast looks sunny. The corporation …
4 months ago 2

Rovi, AT&T and Microsoft have largest video on-demand patent portfolios

The navigation and guidance technologies protected by Rovi’s IP holdings have been incorporated into a wide array of electronics such as set-top boxes, digital video recorders, …
5 months ago 0

Smartphone innovation has soared because of patents

It’s impossible to actually support the idea that patents harm smartphone innovation because there is no consumer product that has changed so much over the past …
6 months ago 10

Whether an innovation is embodied in software or hardware should be irrelevant

''Whether in a software product or to embody the invention in a hardware product, is often nothing more than a design choice. Whether an innovation is embodied …
6 months ago 7

The European technical standard as a guide for drafting software patents

''A few years ago we ramped up our foreign filings and recognized that we’re writing this one document, this one patent application for so many different …
6 months ago 6

Microsoft innovates in tactile touchscreens, augmented realities and video games

Microsoft pays a premium for R&D but its investment has paid off as the company currently holds one of the world’s strongest patent portfolios. Just …
6 months ago 1

Software and business methods over half of Google, Microsoft US patents

Software and method patents may appear to have fallen out of favor because of recent court decisions and legislation. However, recent trends indicate that they comprise surprisingly …
7 months ago 9