Tag Archive: Tightens


Apple Tightens Control Of iBeacon Trademark By Adding It To ‘Made For iPhone’ Program

Up to this point, the term “iBeacon” has been used to describe just about any location-aware transmitter that can send data to a device over Bluetooth. But now it’s going to get harder for companies to market their products as… Read more ›     

Apple Tightens In-App Purchase Controls in iOS 4.3

Click the image to open in full size.  Last month we reported that US Congressman Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) reached out to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) questioning Apple’s “marketing practices of applications for Apple devices. Two weeks later, the Federal Trade Commission responded to Congressman Markey’s letter, promising to probe Apple’s business practices relating to the concerns expressed. “We fully share your concern that consumers, particularly children, are unlikely to understand the ramifications of these  [Read More…]