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Apple CEO Tim Cook Defends Resistance in FBI iPhone Case

Apple CEO Tim Cook got a standing ovation Friday at his first stockholder meeting since his company’s epic clash with the FBI unfolded. He defended the company’s unbending stance by saying: “These are the right things to do.” On Thursday, the tech giant formally challenged a court order to help the FBI unlock an encrypted iPhone used by a murderous ... Read More »

Google, Facebook, and Others Plan Briefs Supporting Apple’s iPhone Case

Alphabet Inc’s Google, Facebook Inc, Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc will all file or sign on to amicus briefs in support of Apple Inc’s fight against a magistrate’s order, which requires it to help the US Federal Bureau of Investigation break into a San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. Sources familiar with the matter told Reuters that Google and Facebook would make ... Read More »

Apple Challenges FBI’s iPhone Demand as ‘Oppressive’

Apple on Thursday asked a court to quash a judicial order that would force the company to help the Justice Department unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, arguing that the order imposed an “unprecedented and oppressive” burden on the tech giant. The motion to vacate was the latest step in a high-stakes legal battle that ... Read More »

iPhone 5se Design Tipped in New Leak, to Look Like iPhone 5s

Apple is widely reported to be working on a 4-inch iPhone 5se, which it plans to launch on March 15. The supposed smartphone will have innards largely similar to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s. But as for the design, it appears Apple is inclining towards the design of the iPhone 5s, but with some noticeable changes – such as ... Read More »

Unlocking San Bernardino iPhone Would Be ‘Bad for America’ – Apple CEO

Apple chief Tim Cook on Wednesday said that complying with a court order to help the FBI break into an iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters would be “bad for America,” and set a legal precedent that would offend many Americans. “Some things are hard, and some things are right, and some things are both – this ... Read More »

Apple Sees Solid Support in iPhone Encryption Fight: Poll

Nearly half of Americans support Apple Inc’s decision to oppose a federal court order demanding that it unlock a smartphone used by San Bernardino shooter Rizwan Farook, according to a national online Reuters/Ipsos poll. Forty-six percent of respondents said they agreed with Apple’s position, 35 percent said they disagreed and 20 percent said they did not know, according to poll ... Read More »

Coca-Cola Unveils VR Cardboard Headset for iPhone

Coca-Cola has published a short video showcasing its own virtual-reality headset for iPhone made out of its recycled cardboard 12-can packaging. The VR cardboard headset for now seems like an experiment by the company, and it is not known if the company will actually market the product. The YouTube video published by the company shows some steps how you can ... Read More »

Bill Gates Backs FBI in iPhone Spat: Report

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is backing the FBI in its standoff with Apple over unlocking an iPhone in the probe of last year’s deadly San Bernardino attacks, the Financial Times reported Tuesday. Breaking ranks with Silicon Valley companies who support Apple in its refusal to hack the phone of one of the attackers, Gates said technology companies should be forced ... Read More »

Bill Gates Backs FBI in iPhone Spat: Report

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is backing the FBI in its standoff with Apple over unlocking an iPhone in the probe of last year’s deadly San Bernardino attacks, the Financial Times reported Tuesday. Breaking ranks with Silicon Valley companies who support Apple in its refusal to hack the phone of one of the attackers, Gates said technology companies should be forced ... Read More »

iPhone Graphics Chip Maker Launches GPU Aimed at Affordable Handsets

Imagination Technologies, the makers of graphics processors utilised in the A-series SoCs used in Apple’s iPhone models, on Monday unveiled its new PowerVR Series8XE GPU family targeted at the affordable mobile segment. The company believes that the new GPU family will set a new standard for performance, power, and area in cost-sensitive markets. “When looking at the current state of ... Read More »