Indego robotic lawn mower cuts a quarter-acre on its own
German manufacturer Bosch has unveiled what it calls the world's first intelligent lawn mower, the Bosch Indego. The Indego is an autonomous mower capable of cutting nearly a quarter of an acre of with little human intervention. The robot mower is programmed to avoid obstacles like garden furniture, pets, and flower beds.
HTC may face ban on phones, tablets by IPCom
HTC faced another setback Friday after it decided to drop an appeal against a ban on its 3G devices in Germany. The company made the surprise reversal after it decided that it wasn't likely to win against IPCom, which claims all of HTC's 3G hardware violates its patents. IPCom claimed that it would have "no choice" but to ban HTC's hardware before the end of the year, as HTC had "never" had any cash offer that could be enough to cover the patents.