Posts Tagged: mobile device


Amazon’s Big Brother Technologies: Tracking Life Milestones and Predicting a User’s Future Location

With data privacy concerns at the forefront in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, it seems that Amazon isn’t completely in the clear when …
By Steve Brachmann
7 months ago 2

Samsung Galaxy Smartphones Targeted in Infringement Case Over Secure Device Authentication Patents

Texas-based patent owner PACid Technologies filed a complaint alleging patent infringement committed by South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung (KRX:005930). The case, filed in the Eastern District …
By Steve Brachmann
7 months ago 0

BlackBerry Sues Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp for Willful Infringement of Mobile Communications Patents

Canadian intellectual property owner BlackBerry Limited filed a suit alleging patent infringement claims against Menlo Park, CA-based social media giant Facebook Inc. in the Central District of …
By Steve Brachmann
8 months ago 12

Qualcomm with 700+ US patents in first quarter, invents airplane Internet and mobile device systems

Qualcomm, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) of San Diego, CA, is a multinational semiconductor firm that designs and markets wireless telecommunications products. Despite weak global demand for new smartphone …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 2

Recent Sony patents focus on video gaming, head-mounted displays

Sony is one of the giants of the patenting world and in 2014, it placed 4th among all companies receiving patent grants from the U.S. Patent and …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 2

ZTE and BlackBerry have largest smartphone security portfolios, but others are catching up

In the world of smartphones, it’s looking like paranoia is becoming much more profitable in recent years. Huge security breaches at major corporations around the world …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 4

Apple continues building dominant mobile patent portfolio

In terms of innovation, it’s clear that there is an almost singular focus at Apple on research and development in its long line of mobile electronic …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

Despite mobile restructuring Samsung innovation continues

We’ve discussed Samsung’s recent issues in their smartphone and other mobile electronic device divisions in previous coverage of the electronics giant, which is why it’…
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

Verizon Seeks Patent for Preventing Driver Use of a Mobile Device

Verizon’s inaugural appearance in the Companies We Follow series revealed plenty of patent applications in the realm of retail kiosk services, including one that discusses a …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

The Impact of Mobile Technology on Emerging Economies

In order for mobile technology to provide the data and services that rural communities need, a wireless spectrum for commercial use must be put in place. Issues …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

A Brief History of Google’s Android Operating System

In October 2003, a group of young computing experts came together to establish a software development company that would go on to revolutionize the cellular mobile phone as …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 3

iPod, iPhone and iPad – A Brief History of Apple iProducts

Early on in his career with Apple, Steve Jobs conceived the idea of a personal computing device that a person could keep with them and use to …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 1

Mobile Devices and Wireless Innovations Dominate Qualcomm Patent Efforts

Neighborhood-aware networks, which can provide digital services to many homes within the same neighborhood, are the focus of a few filings. Qualcomm is also seeking to protect …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 4

FTC Says AT&T Has Misled Millions of Consumers with ‘Unlimited’ Data Promises

The Federal Trade Commission filed a federal court complaint against AT&T Mobility, LLC, charging that the company has misled millions of its smartphone customers by charging …

AT&T Seeks Patent for Creating and Implementing a Mobile Privacy Zone

We begin today by sharing our featured patent application with our readers, a technology designed to create a privacy zone to disable unauthorized functions in mobile devices …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

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