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Apple Wins Patent for New Hybrid Home Button that Locks Screen Orientation

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Every once and a while Apple surprises us with a new invention on granted patent day because they filed the original patent filing under one of the engineer's name instead of "Apple Inc." Today, we're treated to a granted a patent that basically reveals that Apple may be thinking of...
Apple Wins Patent for New Hybrid Home Button that Locks Screen Orientation

Can 3D Printing Rock the Vice Market for Guns, Drugs, and Exotic Species?

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3D printed gun (Photo: AR15) Author and entrepreneur Steven Kotler has an interesting piece over at Forbes, wondering about the impact of exponential growth in technology on illicit trading. Looking at the three largest categories–drugs, exotic species, and arms, in descending order–Mr. Kotler argues that 3D and DNA laser printers...
Can 3D Printing Rock the Vice Market for Guns, Drugs, and Exotic Species?

DSLR, interchangeable lens cameras get X-Cap protection

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A new invention dubbed X-Cap aims to protect the lenses of DSLR and other interchangeable lens cameras. Working just like the built-in lens caps in point-and-shoot cameras, the X-Cap mounts onto the lenses and automatically shuts to protect them. The inventor, Mr. Tsang, is based in Taiwan and hopes to...
DSLR, interchangeable lens cameras get X-Cap protection
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Apple Granted 4 Design Patents & an all-new Online Shopping Security System that has yet to Surface

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The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 34 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In our first granted patent report of the day we cover Apple's four new design wins covering a docking station and three iOS elements. Yet the big surprise this morning is...
Apple Granted 4 Design Patents & an all-new Online Shopping Security System that has yet to Surface

Introducing the World's First Photobooth That Prints 3D Figurines Instead of Portraits

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(Photo: Omote3d.com) At the Makerbot pop up shop in Nolita, you can purchase mini figurines printed using high-tech 3D printers in shapes like cats for $5 a pop. They’re a cute novelty, but there’s nothing personal about them; they’re basically mass-manufactured balls of plastic. But a new invention showing at an exhibition...
Introducing the World's First Photobooth That Prints 3D Figurines Instead of Portraits

BITCOIN 101: A Beginner's Guide To The Unfakeable Digital Anarchist Currency Everyone's Obsessed With

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You've probably noticed people talking and tweeting endlessly about "Bitcoin" lately. The Economist finds it intriguing while GigaOM's Matthew Ingram points out several problems with it. It's even gotten the attention of economic heavyweight Paul Krugman, who has said it's like a reimplementation of the gold standard. So what the heck is it?What...
BITCOIN 101: A Beginner's Guide To The Unfakeable Digital Anarchist Currency Everyone's Obsessed With
James Dyson's New Airblade Tap Brings Hand-Drying Air And Water Together

Schmidt: Talking to Google Glass Could Make You a Spectacle

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Google has long had a “creepy line” that it likes to approach without actually crossing. But with its new Google Glass, it’s really tottering on the edge. That’s the gist of Eric Schmidt’s latest comments on Google’s forthcoming facephone, whose launch the company is approaching with quite a bit of...
Schmidt: Talking to Google Glass Could Make You a Spectacle

Google's Motorola wins patent for octagon smartphone shape

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If you thought the era of silly shape patents was over, don’t hold your breath. Months after Apple used a patent for rounded rectangles to chase away iPad competitors, Motorola has received a patent for an eight-sided cellphone design. The Patent Office approved the new “invention” this week and the...
Google's Motorola wins patent for octagon smartphone shape

Hon Hai's New Invention Takes "Think Different" to Extremes

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Today's the big day. The iPhone 5 will debut later this morning and the new design by Jony Ive and company is bound to intrigue us all and hopefully depress the Samsung camp. Macites can never get enough .......
Hon Hai's New Invention Takes "Think Different" to Extremes

Kilar: More reason for Hulu to exist now than ever

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Hulu has seen a massive change in the media ecosystem since it was first announced as a joint venture between Fox and NBC Universal. But while the company was formed primarily as a way for content owners to distribute and monetize content online that would otherwise be pirated, Hulu CEO...
Kilar: More reason for Hulu to exist now than ever

Kilar: More reason for Hulu to exist now than ever

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Hulu has seen a massive change in the media ecosystem since it was first announced as a joint venture between Fox and NBC Universal. But while the company was formed primarily as a way for content owners to distribute and monetize content online that would otherwise be pirated, Hulu CEO...
Kilar: More reason for Hulu to exist now than ever

Google doodle gets animated to honor zoopraxiscope creator

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Long before there was Flash animation in the world, Eadweard Muybridge gave us the Zoopraxiscope, a simple stop-motion device considered by some to be the first-ever movie projector. Created in 1879, the player features spinning glass disks that give displayed images the illusion of movement. Muybridge, born this day...
Google doodle gets animated to honor zoopraxiscope creator

On the trail of Dyson's top secret new invention - video

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Guardian columnist Tim Dowling tries to uncover the mystery behind Dyson's top secret new product launchTim DowlingLaurence Topham...
On the trail of Dyson's top secret new invention - video

Cybram 001 simulator helps doctors practice brain surgery without risking lives (video)

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Sometimes it's awesome to be a guinea pig; take for example, getting down and dirty the Consumer Preview of Windows 8. When it comes to brain surgery, however, there are no happy little accidents -- and let's face it, Bob Ross would've been a horrible surgeon. Thankfully, a new...
Cybram 001 simulator helps doctors practice brain surgery without risking lives (video)

19-year-old girl in Egypt invents a spacecraft propulsion device

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A 19-year-old Egyptian university student called Aisha Mustafa has invented a propulsion device intended to offer spacecrafts a new method and cheaper means of energy consumption. The propulsion device promises chances of using quantum physics and chemical reactions in artificial satellites, instead of the current radioactive-based jets and ordinary rocket engines....
19-year-old girl in Egypt invents a spacecraft propulsion device

Dateline 1901: In Response To Presidential Assassination, Department Of Justice Orders All Phone Calls Logged And Stored

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[If there's a new form of communication out there, you can be damn sure that the Department of Justice wants a piece of it. And if it doesn't, your local law enforcement, the FBI, the NSA, the CIA and any number of other government agencies do. The DOJ's justification seems...
Dateline 1901: In Response To Presidential Assassination, Department Of Justice Orders All Phone Calls Logged And Stored

Other professionals don't work for free. So why are writers expected to? | Jonathan Tasini

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The 'work for free' virus has spread because we lack collective organisation. Time to get out of our pyjamas and on to the streetsCreative people, especially writers, are a funny breed. We are the only profession I know of who work for free. No coal miner, nurse, shipyard worker, accountant,...
Other professionals don't work for free. So why are writers expected to? | Jonathan Tasini

Apple Invents Displays with Hidden Audio Sensors for the Mac, TV, iDevices, Video Glasses & More

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On December 6, 2012, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals their intentions of integrating audio sensors and light emitters right into future displays. The new system could go far beyond just Macs and iDevices. According to Apple, their new invention could apply...
Apple Invents Displays with Hidden Audio Sensors for the Mac, TV, iDevices, Video Glasses & More
Patent reveals Microsoft’s detachable dual display technology

Kickstarter kids: Watch these Seattle teens pitch their new camera dolly business idea

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Brandon Keller and Tyler Simpson discuss the SteadyOrbit camera dolly on Kickstarter Kickstarter is radically changing the way entrepreneurs think about raising money for their ideas. And in recent days we’ve seen some veterans of the Seattle gaming community take advantage of the crowdfunding sensation to great success. But Kickstarter...
Kickstarter kids: Watch these Seattle teens pitch their new camera dolly business idea

After Years Of Extracting Money, Patent Troll Gets Slapped Down

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Here's a great example of how broken the patent system is. Yesterday, a jury in the Eastern District of Texas ruled against a company called Eolas Technologies, saying that Eolas' two patents were invalid. Most people have never heard of Eolas, but it's a familiar -- and little-loved --...
After Years Of Extracting Money, Patent Troll Gets Slapped Down

Flashy ways to fight off paparazzi, spies ... and anyone else

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Technology's visionaries are working on ways to foil the paparazzi ... and Google GlassA new invention aims to foil paparazzi who try to photograph people who do not wish to be photographed. Wilbert Leon Smith, Jr. and Keelo Lamance Jackson of California obtained a patent last year for what they...
Flashy ways to fight off paparazzi, spies ... and anyone else
This Guy Had A Horrible MacBook Pro Experience, And Then Things Got Worse At The Genius Bar (AAPL)

Dyson new invention: What could it be?

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Join our open thread discussing what the new Dyson invention could be and what we'd really like it to beThe House of Dyson - the very same who brought us the bagless vacuum cleaner, airblade hand-dryer, and more recently the burn-free heater - is set to unveil their latest invention....
Dyson new invention: What could it be?

A Chemical Carpet Finds Landmines Hidden Underground

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A new invention may make it a lot easier--and cheaper--to find landmines. This chemical film can be sprayed on the ground and glows over the spots where it sense explosives....
A Chemical Carpet Finds Landmines Hidden Underground

Can big data fix a broken system for software patents?

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Legal scholars are always searching for ways to improve the U.S. patent system, sometimes via sweeping changes, but big data could help provide a technological fix to a big part of the problem. The patent system is broken — on that almost everyone agrees. There’s a backlog of applications that...
Can big data fix a broken system for software patents?

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Mark Zuckerberg Really Did Stand Fully Dressed In A Pool For Facebook's New Ad

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Last week, Facebook started unrolling a series of television ads for its new invention: Facebook Home. The campaign revolves around escaping from boring situations, be it sitting by your aunt at a family meal -- "30% of people check their phones at the dinner, but only when appropriate of course,"...
Mark Zuckerberg Really Did Stand Fully Dressed In A Pool For Facebook's New Ad
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