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Apple's first vehicle patent looks a lot like a tank

Even though the company offers nothing but cryptic clues when talking about its existence, Apple’s long-rumored electric car is almost certainly in development. Now, the Cupertino firm has been granted its first vehicle patent, but it’s not what people were…

IBM awarded most U.S. patents for the 23rd year in a row

International Business Machines Corp (IBM) has claimed the honor of being awarded the most U.S. patents for the 23rd year in a row after racking up 7,355 utility patents in 2015 according to patent analysis firm IFI Claims Patent Services.

Amazon patents outline vision for headset-free augmented reality

Augmented reality is most often associated with products like Microsoft’s HoloLens or Google Glass, both of which require users to wear physical headgear to power the experience. Amazon, on the other hand, is seemingly interested in developing a solution that…