Day: February 11, 2016

Apple sued for ‘stealing’ Passbook patents

Apple sued for ‘stealing’ Passbook patents Apple is being sued again. This time by a company that claims it owns the patents to technology used by iOS 6 new Passbook feature. Ameranth claims that Apple is infringing four of its patents in order to allow users to download and store boarding passes, tickets and reservation information. The patents in dispute are: US Patent No. 6,384,850 for “Information management and synchronous communications system with menu generation” and the related US Patent No. 6,871,325; US Patent No. 6,982,733; and US Patent No. 8,146,077. According to an Apple Insider report, the patented...

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Tesco plans to stock Apple Macs and iPods

Tesco plans to stock Apple Macs and iPods Apple has reached a unique deal with UK retail giant, Tesco, under which you may soon be able to buy Macs and iPods when you pick up your weekly shop. Tesco is trialling a new concept at its store in Milton Keynes. The test sees Apple given a standalone area in the shop – the first time Tesco has made such an arrangement for a non-food brand. If the trial succeeds it will be introduced at Tesco Extra stores across the UK. “The 120-square-feet area will not operate as a concession...

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