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Apple boss hits back at FBI conduct

Apple boss Tim Cook has hit back at the FBI over the handling of a court order to help unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino killer Syed Rizwan Farook. Mr Cook told ABC his company first learned of the controversial request when it was reported in the news media. “I don’t think that’s the way the railroad should be run,” ...

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First Click: The agony and ecstasy of Apple earbuds

I can always tell when my earbuds are about to die. It usually begins with a whimper — some static here, weird fadeouts there — and I can usually fix it with a few delicate twists of the jack. But deep down, I know that worse things are coming, sort of like that hollow, achy feeling you get the day ...

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EFF, ACLU, and Amnesty International voice support for Apple in FBI battle

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), and Amnesty International have come out in support of Apple, after the company said it would contest a judge’s order to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters. The FBI has demanded access to an iPhone 5c used by Syed Farook, on the grounds that it could provide ...

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Apple Says it Will Fight a Government Order to Unlock the San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Apple says it has no intention of complying with a federal magistrate’s order to unlock the cell phone used by the San Bernardino shooters, calling the back door system requested by the court “too dangerous to create.” Read more… Gawker

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Judge says Apple must help the FBI break into San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone

A federal judge today ordered Apple to assist law enforcement with breaking into the iPhone owned by one of the San Bernardino shooters. According to court papers, Apple has declined to voluntarily provide technical help in accessing the iPhone 5c owned by Syed Farook, who killed 14 people at a health clinic in the California city on December 2nd alongside his ...

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Leaked Apple Support app could lead to shorter lines at the Genius Bar

Apple is taking its support services to its customers. Years after its business has come to rely almost entirely on iPhone sales, the company appears to be giving its support site a home on iOS devices. The company has yet to confirm the app, but a series of screenshots from Sonny Dickson, a source for past Apple leaks, depict what ...

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Apple poaches AI expert from Nvidia, possibly to work on self-driving cars

In what may be another sign that Apple is getting serious about cars, the company has hired Jonathan Cohen, the director of deep learning for chip-maker Nvidia. Nvidia is best-known for its graphics products used for computer games, but it has recently been pushing into the world of autonomous vehicles. Cohen reported the change on his LinkedIn page. Deep learning, ...

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This could be what Apple Music looks like on Android

Ever since the unveiling of Apple Music, Apple  has promised to deliver an Android version of its subscription music service sometime this fall. With it now being late October, it seems Apple is indeed nearing the launch of Apple Music for Android. Several screenshots published by Mobile Geeks offer an early glimpse at what the app will look like, and it’s ...

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Must-Read Caramel Apple Advice After Listeria Scare

A listeria outbreak from 2014 linked to unrefrigerated caramel apples ended in 35 cases of listeria infections from 12 different states. Seven people died from eating these fall favorites. It turns out commercially produced, prepackaged, unrefrigerated caramel apples can be deadly, if the apples on a stick aren’t stored in a refrigerator after production. Scientists studied the listeria outbreak and ...

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Google is invading Apple and Samsung’s turf with primetime Nexus ads

Google’s Nexus line has long been a type of fan service — the phones themselves might even be just ads for Android — but the company seems to be aiming higher with its latest devices. Ads for the 5X have recently been spotted during major commercial blocks; people watching NFL action today probably got a look at the ad for the ...

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