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Apple granted 'iTime' patent

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.

July 22, 2014 by

Apple sues China govt agency in Siri dispute

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.

March 2, 2014 by

ICO works with US, Europe on cookie privacy

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.

May 18, 2012 by

Apple wins patent for mobile payment controls

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.

March 7, 2012 by

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