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The ‘right to be forgotten,’ an EU regulation washing up on American shores

In June, authorities in France served a formal notice to Google that it must delete certain links from it’s Google.com domain on a legal basis …

Priceline, one of the few dot-com bubble survivors, develops travel search engine tech

Priceline has battled back from the dot-com bubble bursting to become the strongest selling stock on the S&P 500 with a market cap of about $66.8 billion. A …
Steve Brachmann 9 days ago 22

American consumers increasingly happy with social media but not search engines

The big winner among social media e-businesses in the 2015 consumer index is Pinterest, the personal web cataloguing service headquartered in San Francisco, CA. Its consumer satisfaction index …
Steve Brachmann 13 days ago 0

SynthOS generates operating system code for IoT devices, reducing development costs

One service available to help IoT device developers more easily create the real-time operating system (RTOS) necessary to run applications on a smart device is SynthOS. Developed …
Steve Brachmann 13 days ago 0

Honeywell deepens its patent holdings in airport tech and voice recognition

Honeywell has its sights set squarely on airport innovation. For example, U.S. Patent Application No. 20150194060, titled Enhanced Awareness of Obstacle Proximity, would protect a method of …
Steve Brachmann 14 days ago 1

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 …
Steve Brachmann 21 days ago 5

Patent landscape suggests Bluetooth Low Energy tech has largely untapped potential

The two largest patent portfolios related to BLE technologies are owned by Irvine, CA-based fabless semiconductor company Broadcom and South Korean electronics giant Samsung. A market map …
Steve Brachmann 1 month ago 1

Internet networks trudge forward on the slow adoption of IPv6

IPv6 offers several benefits besides plenty of new IP addresses preventing device owners from having to share IP addresses. Effectively managed IPv6 networks can reduce the amount …
Steve Brachmann 1 month ago 1

Apple seeks patents on secure mobile payments and digital music systems

The Apple Pay mobile payment service created by the company should get an important security upgrade through the technology described within U.S. Patent Application No. 20150127549, which …
Steve Brachmann 2 months ago 1

Securing the Internet of Things: A Technology for Seamlessly Improving Credit Card Security

The patent portfolio discloses systems and methods involving a secure credit card with onboard biometric fingerprint capabilities, RFID, and display that can be powered either by ambient …
Gene Quinn 2 months ago 0

Samsung pulls ahead in wearables, sets sights on medical innovation

In 2014, Samsung Electronics was second overall among companies receiving U.S. patents with approximately 13.5 patents every day over the course of a year. While much of Samsung's …
Steve Brachmann 2 months ago 0

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 …
Steve Brachmann 2 months ago 7