2014 news that Apple acquired the Dutch digital magazine startup Prss. This is a start-up company dedicated to providing magazines publishers with an accurate digital version of iPad. Prss has developed a Web application that simplifies the process of creating and editing e-magazines. This service is very similar to Apple's Newsstand electronic platform. When the service is officially launched, it can be dragged pages and pricing structure, the industry unanimously optimistic, and is regarded as the publication of the best electronic conversion tool. After the company was acquired by Apple, their products became Apple News.
The US Patent and Trademark Office today announced a patent application related to Apple News. Michel Elings, founder of Prss, is also among the inventors, and his personal LinkedIn data shows that he is currently responsible for "Apple News, a co-inventor of the Apple News Format (ANF) format." This revolutionary format allows publishers to Exquisite editorial layout. He applied for and obtained a number of patents.
The name of this patent is "a graphical user interface for providing video in a file reader application". The patent describes the video player elements that are used to play video under the pane of a document. Apple in September 2016 to apply for this patent.
Apple has recently provided Apple News with a series of updates, including quick access to reader statistics and more advertising options, especially for third-party advertising support. When using third-party ad tags, content publishers will get more ad options in their articles.