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Do you have apps on your phone? More than one? Can you imagine if the different apps could actually talk to each other?
Of course you can—because they do, all time time.
It’s nothing special.

But that didn’t stop the nation’s biggest bank, JP Morgan Chase, from getting a patent that describes exactly that process, titled “System and method for communication among mobile applications.”
The language of the primary claim in US Patent No. 9,747,468 describes a mobile app asking a user for permission to get information from another app; then, having acquired that permission, it goes ahead and gets the information.
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