warhol’s 15 minutes and another apple patent application

Apple’s “Power Management Systems for Accepting Adapter and Solar Power in Electronic Devices” patent application was published as US2013/0290743 (the ‘743 application) last week.  Of course the usual suspects were out of the gate quickly.  Patently Apple, AppleInsider and 9to5Mac published articles within the day.  Upon reading those articles and the actual ‘743 patent application […]

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Apple and the 8,368,654 patent: where does it fit?

Over the last few days I have read articles about Apple’s 5,368,654 (’654) patent on cnet, Forbes and AppleInsider.  Patents assigned to Apple seem to get attention.  AppleInsider’s coverage was  a day ahead of the other two.  Each of the articles had their own interpretation of the disclosed technology, and each presented the sort of […]

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concentrating photovoltaics: coming of age?

A recent edition of Barron’s Online featured an article on Emcore and its Concentrating Photovoltaic (CPV) technology. On August 13th OPEL International announced that its CPV technology received a strong reception at Canaccord Adams’ 28th Annual Growth Conference. This latter release went on to say that while CPV technology is not new it is now […]

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microturbine – a different spin on solar energy

On July 29, 2008 Capstone Turbine announced the receipt of an order from Israel based HelioFocus for the modification and development of a C65 microturbine to operate on solar energy. While much of the investment community and press in general is focused on the development and implementation of photovoltaic (PV) based solar systems, this announcement […]

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