All posts tagged "apple"

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    Shadowy hacking industry may be helping FBI crack an iPhone

    NEW YORK (AP) — Turns out there’s a shadowy global industry devoted to breaking into smartphones and extracting their information. But you’ve probably never heard of it unless you’re a worried parent, a betrayed spouse — or...

    • Posted March 24, 2016
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    US Supreme Court agrees to hear Samsung’s appeal against Apple

    By Chang Jae-soon WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear Samsung Electronics’ appeal of the massive damages it was ordered to pay for infringing upon Apple’s design patents, a decision that could lead...

    • Posted March 22, 2016
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  • FILE - This Feb. 17, 2016 file photos an iPhone is seen in Washington. The dispute over whether Apple must help the FBI hack into a terror suspect's iPhone is about to play out in a Southern California courtroom. The hearing Tuesday, March 22, in U.S. District Court in Riverside is the first in the battle that has seen Cook and FBI Director James Comey spar over issues of privacy and national security. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster,File)
    Court: Hearing between feds, Apple canceled as FBI works with ‘outside party’ to unlock phone

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a stunning disclosure, federal authorities said Monday that they may not need Apple Inc.’s help after all to unlock an iPhone used by one of the shooters in the San Bernardino terror...

    • Posted March 21, 2016
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  • Media and invited guests wait for the start of an event to announce new products at Apple headquarters, Monday, March 21, 2016, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
    Apple starts a busy week with new iPhone launch

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is kicking off a busy week: Today the giant tech company will host reporters and analysts at its Silicon Valley headquarters for a product launch event. On Tuesday, its lawyers will square...

    • Posted March 21, 2016
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    Fight over gunman’s locked iPhone could have big impact

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An extraordinary legal fight is brewing with major privacy implications for millions of cellphone users after a federal magistrate ordered Apple Inc. to help the FBI hack into an iPhone used by the gunman...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • FILE - This Aug. 26, 2015 photo shows an Apple iPhone with a cracked screen after a drop test from the DropBot, a robot used to measure the sustainability of a phone to dropping, at the offices of SquareTrade in San Francisco. Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
    Apple now accepting your banged-up iPhone

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade. Until now, Apple offered credit to iPhone owners only if the device had an intact...

    • Posted February 5, 2016
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  • FILE - In this April 30, 2015, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook responds to a question during a news conference at IBM Watson headquarters, in New York. Apple has confirmed that it’s expecting an uncharacteristic decline in sales in the spring of 2016, amid signs of global economic weakness and overall slowing demand for new smartphones. So anticipation is building around Apple’s next iPhones, as investors and tech enthusiasts speculate over what might get the iconic Silicon Valley company back on the path to growth. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
    Apple’s iPhone is slumping. What’s next?

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The bloom may be off Apple’s iPhone, at least for now. So now the pressure is on the iconic Silicon Valley company to come up with its next big thing. On Tuesday, Apple...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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