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US government cracks iOS security without Apple’s help

The US Department of Justice has said that it has successfully cracked the iPhone at the centre of the security dispute between Apple and the FBI. In February Apple hit the headlines when it accused the FBI of threatening digital security after the agency demanded that that the company help …

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iPhone SE and new iPad Pro unveiled by Apple

Apple last night unveiled two brand new iOS products, adding yet more options to its already swelling catalogue of smartphones and tablets. First up is the iPhone SE, which is best thought of as an iPhone 6 crammed into an iPhone 5 chassis, will go on sale at the end …

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Oculus Rift will support Mac ‘if Apple ever release a good computer’

Support for the Oculus Rift on Mac will only happen when Apple ups the GPU performance of its machines, Palmer Luckey has said. The Oculus CEO was speaking toShack Newswhen he revealed that the ball for VR support was entirely in Apple’s court, and that Oculus would love to support …

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Bill Gates sides with FBI in Apple hack debate

Former Microsoft boss Bill Gates has potentially isolated himself from his tech contemporaries by saying that Apple should abide by a government ruling forcing it to share encrypted data. This is a specific case where the government is asking for access to information. They are not asking for some general …

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Google boss Pichai backs Apple in FBI security dispute

Apple boss Tim Cook has received the backing of Google CEO Sundar Pichai in his security row with the US government. Cook earlier this week said he would not abide by FBI orders to create what he sees as a security backdoor to iOS that allow authorities to access a …

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Windows Phone market share falls, overall smartphone growth slows

The market share enjoyed by Windows Phone handsets has more than halved in the last year. The latest Worldwide Smartphone Shipments report from Gartner shows that Q4 2015 shipments of Windows Phone devices fell to 4.4m units, giving it around 1.1 per cent market share of the period. That’s down …

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