In May, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder said he would never change the name of the team, despite calls from Native American groups and others who feel the term is derogatory. But those calls have grown increasingly louder.
This undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office shows the StingRay II, manufactured by Melbourne, Fla.-based Harris Corp. The StingRay II is a cellular site simulator used for surveillance purposes. [U.S. Patent and Trademark Office via Associated Press]
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This week in patents: Manufacture your own Nikes, an improved Google Glass and more. | This week the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued 6774 patents. Each patent is important as it adds something new to the human