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Apple Dives Deeper into the World of Smart Fabrics with New Patents

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Apple was granted 43 patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Wednesday—including one that stated, simply: “Fabric.” The patent, D836,922, was approved along with a batch of other submissions that suggest a variety of new plans, including a platform for multiplayer gaming on mobile and the addition of popular ride-hailing services in…

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