Ed Snowden warns of Orwellian future, and gay computing pioneer Alan Turing gets a royal pardon.
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) wants to expand program for ditching low-quality patents.
The Patent Office has approved a patent on videotaping yoga classes.
Switch readers comment on 23andMe, software patents, and Microsoft designating the U.S. government an advanced persistent threat.
For the first time in three decades, the Supreme Court will rule on the patentability of software.
Low-quality patents are an innovation tax. The House patent bill does nothing about it
House of Representatives passes patent bill and FTC sanctions popular "flashlight" app for privacy violations.
The legislation is designed to rein in abusive lawsuits by patent "trolls."
Patent reform legislation deals with abusive litigation tactics but not low-quality patents.
Hotfile settles with Hollywood and House prepares for Thursday patent vote.