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Apple profits fall for the first time in 15 years

Apple has announced that its annual sales and profits have fallen for the first time in the last 15 years. Apple’s financial report stated that sales of its devices totaled $215.6bn, which is a drop of around 8% when compared to last year’s $233.7bn of sales. Unsurprisingly this drop in …

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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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White House and Trump round on Apple in iOS security row

Both officials speaking for the White House and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump have lashed out at Apple over its refusal to comply with FBI security requests. Apple boss Tim Cook yesterday said in an open letter that authorities had asked him to create a new version of iOS that …

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Apple says no to FBI’s iPhone security backdoor request

iPhone manufacturer Apple has publicly stated that it will not abide by an FBI request to build in a way for authorities to bypass iOS security. Boss Tim Cook has revealed that the FBI wants Apple to engineer a new version of its iOS operating system that includes a method …

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Apple boss Cook slams US religious pro-discrimination laws

Tim Cook has criticised the introduction of legislation is some US states that allows people to discriminate based on their religious beliefs. A number of states, including Indiana and Arkansas, have passed laws allowing individuals to cite their religious conviction as justification for a number of behaviours, including the right …

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Zuckerberg hits back at Cook, insists the customer is ‘the product that’s being bought and sold’

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has bitten back at what some saw as a closeted attack on the company by Apple boss Tim Cook. In September Cook said: A few years ago, users of Internet services began to realize that when an online service is free, you’re not the customer. You’re …

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Russian Steve Jobs memorial dismantled due to Tim Cook’s sexuality statement

A group of Russian companies have removed a memorial to Steve Jobs following Tim Cook’s affirmation that he is gay. The Guardian reports that the West European Financial Union [ZEFS] dismantled the six-foot high iPhone-shaped monument, citing the need to abide by Vladimir Putin’s controversial ‘gay propaganda’ laws. In Russia, …

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Apple boss Tim Cook: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

Tim Cook has decided to openly discuss his sexuality after realising that doing so may help those who are still struggling to come to terms with theirs. Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy [but] I’ve come to realize that my desire for personal …

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