Samsung Electronics wins 48 awards at IDEA 2021

Samsung Neo QLED 8K TV Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced on September 22 that it had won 48 awards at the world-renowned 2021 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), including seven Silvers, three Bronzes and thirty-eight finalists. The 2021 IDEA Awards for Samsung include creative designs in multiple categories, showcasing Samsung’s …

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AI system cannot be named inventor of patent, UK court rules

Artificial intelligence updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about artificial intelligence news. An artificial intelligence system cannot be named inventor on UK patent applications because it is not a person, a London court ruled in a landmark decision. Stephen Thaler, a US-based AI …

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Discovery of ‘super-potent’ antibody could help with COVID

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WTVF) – An “ultra-potent” monoclonal antibody has been discovered in the fight against COVID-19, thanks to technology developed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the hospital said on Wednesday. Vanderbilt said the technology – called LIBRA-seq, which stands for Linking B-cell Receptor to Antigen Specificity through sequencing – has …

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Amazon Beats Inventor Internet of Things Patent

By Andrew Karpan (Sept. 21, 2021, 7:47 p.m. EDT) – An Arizona federal judge has ruled against an inventor claiming that Amazon’s “Internet of Things” interface infringed its patents on how to enforce the swarm intelligence to microchip processing, concluding that patents cover nothing more than abstract ideas. Monday’s decision …

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ITC patent cases overdue in discovery redesign submissions

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 In a recent I AM article, Level the playing field in ITC patent cases by identifying redesigns within a specified timeframe, we commented on best practices for ITC complainants to protect their interests against the burgeoning rise of recast submissions at the end of the fact …

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7+ ways to fill spring school vacations in confinement

Posted on September 22, 2021 If we were to write wish lists, we’re pretty sure that “school vacations on lockdown” wouldn’t have been at the top of anyone’s list. That’s why we’ve put together a list of local #SHFH (home school vacation) inspiration, from online tutorials to virtual reality games. …

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For its inventor, the game of life is over.

The Game of Life — the top of the box, I remember. Pink and blue pegs in a plastic toy car. A journey that has led you to university and to a job. A spinner who made a loud roaring sound but needed frequent oiling. Stock and insurance certificates. And …

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Mass Effect 5 needs Assassin’s Creed’s Discovery Tour

BioWare’s upcoming Mass Effect game is expected to build on the special feature introduced by Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed series: the Discovery Tour. At the end of last year, BioWare announced that it was developing a new entry in the Mass Effect franchise, which will be more closely tied to the …

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