| January 16th | 2020 1:00AM
What's Up Apple's (AAPL) Sleeve With Xnor.ai Purchase?
Back during the early 2010s, it was a common pastime—and frequent article topic—for tech bloggers to consider Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) patents to look for possible future directions in which the company was considering proceeding. Not all patents made it to finished states, of course; that's just the nature of the patent beast. Sometimes, though, some exciting new directions could be derived from the patent study.