Posts Tagged: Internet


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 …
5 days ago 3

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 …
11 days ago 22

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 …
15 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 …
16 days ago 1

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 …
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 …
1 month 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 …
2 months ago 0

FCC Chairman Wheeler bullish on broadband future and net neutrality impact

The nature of broadband has been changing in a way that Wheeler believes will spur even more robust data services in the near future. The FCC is …
2 months ago 0

Law firms are the new target for IP theft: Basic Protections

At a minimum, two-factor authentication rather than a single password, should be used to protect most types of confidential data. With two-factor authentication, the user is required …
2 months ago 2

50 years after Moore’s Law, powerful computer processing now cheaper than ever

The price index of personal computing has dropped by greater than 40 percent since 2007; during that time, the average consumer price index rose by about 10 percent. Computer software …
4 months ago 1

Black Hats Look for Low Hanging Fruit: Law firms are the new target for IP theft

The USPTO has also created an increasingly sophisticated cyber security defense system to protect the nation’s patents and related information. In this multi-layered system, the USPTO …
4 months ago 4

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