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.
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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.
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.
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.
Europe could step in to solve more patent disputes, as Microsoft and Apple respectively gang up against Motorola over claims its licensing of patents is unfair.
Apple has been granted a patent for setting parental controls on mobile payment apps.Apple's patent shows an 'E-Wallet' app on an iPhone Image credit: USPTO The US Patent and Trademark Office published the approved patent on Tuesday, adding fuel to rumours that Apple plans to launch a mobile payment service.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office publishes patent application detailing Cupertino's technology to offer "low-computational" face recognition capabilities, while new rumors surface of two iPad 3 models.
News to know -- December 20-25: A look back at the news from London, the UK and wider Europe, on all the bits that were missed during the week's coverage.
A German court has imposed a preliminary injunction on Apple's 3G-enabled iOS devices across Europe for infringing a Motorola-held patent.
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