National Inventors Hall of Fame honors creators of Unix, power drills and more

The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) joined Engadget on stage today at CES to announce its 2019 class of inductees. While the official induction ceremony won’t actually happen until May 2nd at the National Building Museum in DC, we can tell you that 19 separate innovators representing 12 different inventions will be honored. The […]

Jury finds Nintendo Wii infringes Dallas inventor’s patent, awards $10M

Enlarge / The Nintendo Wii U Remote Plus is displayed in a showroom in Tokyo. (credit: Akio Kon/Bloomberg via Getty Images) A jury has ruled that Nintendo must pay $ 10.1 million because its Wii and Wii U systems infringe a patent belonging to a Dallas medical motion-detection company. iLife sued Nintendo (PDF) in 2013 after filing […]

Danish police are using DNA to test if a body believed to be thrown from inventor’s submarine belonged to a reporter

Scanpix Denmark/Bax Lindhardt COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police say they have combed a Baltic Sea coast where a headless torso was found without finding new evidence in their investigation of a Swedish journalist who is believed to have died while on a privately built submarine. Copenhagen police investigator Jens Moeller Jensen said Tuesday that […]