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Sep 30, 2016 - 05:15 PM UTC — AAPL: 113.05 (+0.87, +0.78%) | NASDAQ: 5312.00 (+42.85, +0.81%)

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  1. Hardware hack bypasses iPhone passcode security

    The work contradicts a claim made by the FBI earlier this year that this approach would not work….

  2. Apple backs Microsoft in battle against U.S. government over ‘Sneak-and-Peek’ searches

    Apple Inc., Google and Amazon.com Inc. were among the tech leaders that rallied behind Microsoft Corp…

  3. Inept Microsoft demonstrates just how right Apple was to stand up to U.S. government overreach

    I wrote an opinion piece predating the San Bernardino shootings on why Apple was right to stand firm…

  4. Bungling Microsoft singlehandedly proves that ‘backdoors’ are a stupid idea

    Microsoft leaked the golden keys that unlock Windows-powered tablets, phones and other devices sealed…

  5. Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook and the advantages of bigness

    At some point in a big, successful company’s life, it comes up against the problem of the law of large numbers….

  6. All eyes on Apple as avalanche of quarterly reports from Silicon Valley begin

    A quartet of technology heavyweights will be part of an avalanche of quarterly corporate earnings reports…

  7. Apple and Facebook helped bust the world’s biggest torrent site, KickassTorrents

    When you’re the owner of the world’s biggest torrent-sharing site, the last thing you’d expect to land you…

  8. New Mac malware in the wild: ‘Backdoor.MAC.Elanor’ can control FaceTime camera, steal data, more

    Bitdefender Labs has found what it tells us is only the second example of true Mac malware to enter circulation this year…

  9. How stickers and apps work within iOS 10’s Messages

    Developers can create apps that let you share content, edit photos, play games, send payments, and collaborate…

  10. Beyond the flair: iOS 10 turns iMessage into a platform

    Apple’s big changes to Messages in iOS 10 seem mostly cosmetic: Giant emoji, full-screen fireworks, handwritten scrawls…

  11. Mark Zuckerberg covers his MacBook’s camera and microphone with tape

    Zuckerberg appears to wear fancy tape over the camera and microphone of his MacBook Pro…

  12. Report: People are spending much less time on social media apps

    People are spending less time on social media apps, in some cases substantially less…

  13. Dear Apple, please make the iPhone smarter

    While Siri is still at thumb’s reach, I find myself talking far more to Amazon’s Alexa these days…

  14. Facebook begins tracking non-users around the internet

    Facebook will now display ads to web users who are not members of its social network…

  15. Apple rehires prominent security pro to deliver even more powerful security features

    Apple Inc , which has resisted pressure from U.S. law enforcement to unlock encrypted iPhones…

  16. Feckless FBI unable to unlock iPhone, even with a ‘fingerprint unlock warrant’

    A judge recently took the controversial step of letting the FBI force a woman to unlock an iPhone with her fingerprints. But it didn’t work…

  17. The Touch ID lock on your iPhone isn’t cop-proof

    Law enforcement may be able to compel suspects to press their fingers to the devices and unlock them…

  18. UBS: Apple must jump into ‘bots’ like Facebook, Microsoft

    Apple needs to jump into ‘bot’ platform development or its app-based software ecosystem…

  19. Former Facebook workers: We routinely suppressed conservative news

    Facebook workers routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers from the social network…

  20. Apple and this ‘The End is Near’ nonsense

    Apple’s critics have a lot of meat and potatoes in the March quarter financials to enjoy…

  21. Apple, Samsung, Facebook, Amazon and the case of the ‘very bad’ quarter

    Apple’s ‘very bad’ quarter was its second best Q2 in history…

  22. U.S. government wants your fingerprints to unlock your phone

    As the world watched the FBI spar with Apple this winter in an attempt to hack into a San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone…

  23. U.S. Congressman Ted Lieu says strong encryption without backdoors is a ‘national security priority’

    Ted Lieu is one of the few bona fide computer geeks in Congress…

  24. WhatsApp outpaces iMessage on verification and forward secrecy

    WhatsApp’s approach and user interface go even farther, in ways that Apple should be considering…

  25. Beware: Oculus Rift VR headset leaves embarrassing red marks and can cause wearers to feel ‘seasick’

    The first gamers to get their hands on the full Oculus Rift have noticed embarrassing side-effects…

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