The US Patent Office has granted Apple a patent for a virtual-reality headset designed to accommodate an iPhone for its display, much like Google's Cardboard or Samsung's Gear VR headset.
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Apple has secured a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a device referred to as 'iTime', revealing some of the features that may be included in the company’s highly anticipated watch device.
The company filing the most patents in Europe isn't in fact a European business, according to the continent's patent watchdog.
The legal action comes after China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) rejected Apple's request to invalidate a patent by a Shanghai-based company which it claimed was similar to its voice-driven technology Siri.
Nokia's rivals fear that the company will begin unfairly milking its patent portfolio, according to the European Commission, but the organisation will be closely observing the former handset maker.
Apple has been granted a trademark on the design of its Apple Stores by the US Patent & Trademark Office.
Microsoft has lifted the lid on how much the standalone and subscription versions of its productivity suite will cost.
The UK's Information Commissioner's Office has fined Sony Computer Entertainment Europe for the PlayStation Network data breach in April 2011, which it says was preventable.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark office seeks software developers' input on enhancing the quality of software patents, and will host roundtables next month in Silicon Valley and New York.
The Justice Department and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office have recommended that patent-related sales bans should be a rarity in court.
The Apple-Samsung saga takes another turn thanks to a new decision at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
The European unitary patent is finally set to become a thing, ending more than 30 years of failed attempts to leap mostly language-based hurdles. However, anti-software-patent campaigners say the European Parliament's approval could have disastrous consequences.
With one-third of its user base now in Europe, the cloud storage company is getting ready to open its first office outside of the US.
OpenOffice's graduation to a top-level project at Apache now clears he way for faster cloud innovation, especially as Microsoft Office 365's debut nears. Plans for "Cloud Apache OpenOffice" will be discussed at ApacheCon Europe in weeks
The social network has opened a new office in the Polish capital of Warsaw to look after Central and Eastern Europe.
Google is expanding its patent search engine with millions of submissions to the European Patent Office.
Outsourcing to Central Europe: Are concerns about IP security just a result of cultural differences?
Central European countries such as Poland are sometimes painted as having a lax attitude to wards IP protection - but the area isn't the legal wilderness many fear
The software giant has won a small reduction in its antitrust fine over Windows interoperability but failed to have it dismissed entirely, after the EU's General Court threw out all of Microsoft's main arguments
The tech industry needs to set clear rules around the use of FRAND-protected patents in court battles, Joaquín Almunia has said
The Information Commissioner's Office is working with privacy regulation colleagues in the US and Europe to harmonise approaches to web tracking using cookies.US work on Do Not Track standards needs to dovetail with European privacy regulation efforts on cookies, and take into account the international nature of large businesses with a web presence, Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) group manager Dave Evans told ZDNet UK on Friday.