Indiana farmer’s fight over soybean seeds

A fight over soybean seeds being practiced between a southern Indiana farmer and Monsanto is closely observed in Northwest Indiana and across the country. The Supreme Court takes Monsanto Co.’s side in its claim that Bowman’s violated the company’s patent on soybean seeds that are resistant to its weed-killer. Vernon Hugh Bowman’s argument that. …

Apple’s new patent: Touch with Solar

Charging a smartphone with solar energy isn’t a new idea but Apple has planned to take a step ahead in building solar charging proficiency directly into the iPhone. U.S Patent and Trademark Office have approved Apple’s patent, US8368654B2 • This patent is about integrating touch sensor and solar assembly. • This is an innovative device, which …