Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page rarely gives interviews, but he recently sat down with Fortune for an exclusive covering a wide range of topics, including patents, self-driving cars and yes, Apple.
Apple acquiring most any company would certainly be worthy of headlines, but a new report claims Cupertino is snatching up the creator of "award-winning smart fingerprint sensors" which could point to the company's future plans for digital payments.
Ever since Apple launched the first generation iPad, we've increasingly been using it in place of our iMacs and MacBooks, for more than just web browsing. While originally touted as a device for consumption and entertainment, these days we use the iPad for tons of productive tasks. And, with the new iPad's Retina display and quad-core graphics, we love using it instead of our computers more than ever. Here are five ways the new iPad will replace your computer.
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Apple files hundreds of patents each year -- just last year, they filed a whopping 563 different ones. Everytime you've used anything manufactured by Apple, there's been a much-speculated about patent for that. Some of these patents have seemed frivolous, but many of them reflect Apple's amazing skill for invention and innovation. Check out our gallery which features some of the most interesting and relevant patents Apple has filed in the last month or so.