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Apple was Granted 41 Patents Today Covering an Optical Pen, Intelligent Grocery Store Bag Tags and more

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 41 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover an odd invention for Apple relating to grocery store bag tags that can count cumulative nutrition. Other patents cover an optical stylus and Apple Store bags. We wrap up this week's granted patent report with our traditional listing of the remaining granted patents that were issued to Apple today. Granted Patent: Electronic Tag Transmissions...

Eyeglass Vendor, Imprisoned for Terrorizing Consumers, Is Accused of Fraud

Vitaly Borker served a three-and-a-half-year stint in prison for threatening to stalk, maim and murder customers of his online eyeglass store, DecorMyEyes. But the court-ordered timeout, it seems, did little to convince him to take a new approach to sales.Federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York announced on Thursday that Mr. Borker had been arrested and charged with wire and mail fraud while running OpticsFast.com, an eyewear site that authorities said hassled consumers...

National Optical Chain, Stanton Optical, Opening New Store in Columbia, South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new Stanton Optical store will be opening in Columbia on Two Notch Road, south of Sparkleberry Lane.  This will be Stanton Optical's fourth store in South Carolina and Columbia's second location. The new store will be located at 10110 Two Notch Road and will be welcoming new customers starting mid June 2017. The Columbia-Two Notch Stanton Optical location will have a state-of-the-art onsite lab allowing them to offer NOW Services. NOW...