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LG patent melds wearables and styluses in a bendable smartwatch

In what could be one of the strangest unions of technologies, LG has filed a patent that is practically a flexible capacitive stylus with some smartwatch functionality, or a smartwatch band with a stylus tip. It remains to be seen whether this patent actually amounts to anything, though the design does raise some interesting points.

Google and Cisco enter patent agreement in effort to curb litigation

Google has announced another patent deal, this time with Cisco. Like their previous patent agreements, no details of what patents were included were released. Though both companies remain part of the Coalition for Patent Reform, they also understand that reform is a long-term strategy, and agreements like these have a more immediate impact.
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