Displaying items by tag: Patents

Self-service check in kiosks at Victoria’s Avalon Airport are now touchless with the installation of new technology by automation technologies vendor Elenium Automation, as the airport responds to the Covid 19 crisis.

Published in Health

The global adoption of the 5G network is set to skyrocket in the next five years, with new data estimating that by 2025 the number of 5G connections is expected to hit 2.7 billion worldwide - a growth of at least 20 times from this year’s figure of 120 million, according to one analyst firm.

Chinese telcom giant Huawei Technologies is suing US telco Verizon for patent infringement after previously failing to get an agreement through negotiations on license terms over a “significant period of time".

Australia has an opportunity to carve an important niche in the global machine learning field, according to a report into the sector’s patent filings launched by the Minister for Science, Karen Andrews on the Gold Coast on Monday.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 27 March 2019 10:55

Sale of some iPhone models may be barred in US

Apple may have to stop selling some iPhone models in the US if a judgment that found it had infringed on two patents owned by multinational semiconductor and telecommunications equipment company Qualcomm is enforced.

Published in Mobility

Multinational semiconductor and telecommunications equipment firm Qualcomm has been awarded US$31 million (A$43.7 million) in damages for the infringement of three of its patents by Apple, from 6 July 2017 till the end of the trial on 15 March.

Published in Technology Regulation

A court in Germany has dismissed a patent lawsuit filed by processor maker Qualcomm against Apple, saying that the patent concerned was not violated by its chips being used in iPhones.

Published in Technology Regulation
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 06:39

Apple to appeal ban on some iPhone models in China

Apple has said it would appeal a court verdict in China that imposes a ban on the import and sale of some iPhone models in response to action by processor maker Qualcomm.

Published in Technology Regulation

Qualcomm has fired another shot in its battle with Apple, filing lawsuits in China to try and stop the iPhone maker from selling and manufacturing phones in the country.

Published in Strategy
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 11:17

Google bid to patent tech in public domain: claim

Entropy coding technology known as ANS devised by a Polish academic is now sought to be patented by Google – even though he released it into the public domain precisely so no company could swoop on it and lock it up.

Published in Technology Regulation
Thursday, 20 April 2017 12:08

D13 secures new US patent for coding technology

Counter drone technology company Department 13 has been granted a US patent covering coding technology that it says can dramatically reduce power consumption and cost in radio transmitters.

Published in Strategy

US telecommunications holding company Sprint has been awarded US$139.8 million in damages from Time Warner Cable for infringing on patents for VoIP services.

Published in Business Telecoms
Friday, 03 March 2017 09:07

Apple files another lawsuit against Qualcomm

Apple has filed another lawsuit against Qualcomm, this time in the UK, upping the legal stoush between the two companies over patent royalties and deals on processors.

Published in Technology Regulation

Melbourne-based ASX listed video technology developer Linius Technologies has secured additional US patents to further protect its intellectual property and reinforce its already existing core patent.   

Published in Strategy
Monday, 23 January 2017 09:31

Patents still ruled by tech companies

Tech companies from the United States, South Korea, and Japan occupy the top 10 2015-16 US patent registrations. Most of the top 50 are also tech based.

Published in Strategy

The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA) has warned that recommendations by the Productivity Commission on Intellectual Property Arrangements would significantly weaken the Australian patent system, introduce uncertainty into obtaining and enforcing patent rights, and make the system more expensive for innovators,

Published in Government Tech Policy

Imagine if your smartphone or tablet battery was smart enough to recharge itself using power from the radio waves it generates to go online. Radient says it can be done!

Published in Energy

Australian businesses say the most significant barrier to innovation and business change is simply not having enough time to turn their ideas into reality, according to a new study revealing that traditional innovation measures, such as R&D and patents, had been growing solidly since 1990 but have flatlined since the end of the mining boom.

Published in Strategy
Thursday, 02 June 2016 11:54

Microsoft sells 1500 patents to Xiaomi

Microsoft has long held 310 core Android patents that earn it a pretty penny – $5 to $15 from every Android device sold. Manufacturers consider this a cost of using Google’s ostensibly free Android operating system.

Published in Strategy




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