Tag Archive: Allowed


How third-party bands are allowed to work with Apple Watch

One of the biggest questions still surrounding the Apple Watch has been what kind of accessories will be allowed to work with the device. Several third-party companies have already started advertising their own bands and cases, but Apple has yet… Read more ›

A whole new world: Woman allowed to serve divorce papers via Facebook

Ellanora Baidoo, 26, can finally change her Facebook status to “single” after a landmark decision in a Manhattan courtroom Monday that allows her to serve her evasive husband via private message on Facebook. This is the first time anyone has… Read more ›

Apple Wins Trademark Lawsuit, Allowed To Use The Word ‘iBooks ‘

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A trademark lawsuit brought against Apple in regards to its use of the term “iBooks” was dismissed today in federal court. Black Tower Press sued Apple in 2011, saying that it owned a trademark acquired in 2006 and 2007. The lawsuit also noted that Apple had a trademark for the term “iBook,” which describes one of the distinctive plastic laptop Mac computers sold between 1999 and 2006, but that the current term  [Read More…]

Facebook Finally Allowed To Actually Buy Instagram, Deal Now Worth $747 Million

Back in April, Facebook decided to acquire Instagram for a staggering $ 1 billion. After the acquisition was announced initially, The�U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) launched an antitrust�investigation that barred the deal from going through. In essence, Instagram hasn’t actually been touched by Facebook yet.

Today the FTC approved Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram, but the deal is worth $ 747�million instead of the original $ 1 billion.

The reason for the value  [Read More…]

It Took Apple 3 Years To Fix An iTunes Flaw That Allowed Government & Police To Spy On You

Thanks to the success of Apple�s iOS devices and its iTunes music store, the company�s iTunes software is installed on more than 250 Million Macs and PCs all over the world, making it one of the most popular media players available. It may not have been so popular, however, had users known that it came with a security flaw that allowed government intelligence agencies and the police to monitor them. A  [Read More…]