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  1. More proof that iPhone backdoors are a stupid idea: Massive cache of law enforcement personnel data leaks

    A data breach at a federally funded active shooter training center has exposed the personal data of thousands of US law enforcement officials…

  2. U.S. Supreme Court rules states can require online retailers to collect sales tax

    Online shopping will soon become more expensive after the U.S. Supreme court ruled Thursday that states…

  3. Applying the Trump Doctrine to net neutrality

    President Trump’s approach to trade qualifies as a master class in political negotiation…

  4. Apple highlights user privacy as Facebook exec steps down

    Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook takes every opportunity to highlight his company’s commitment to privacy…

  5. FCC’s repeal of so-called ‘net neutrality’ rules now official

    The Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality rules is now official…

  6. Verizon shows 5G going the distance

    Verizon may not have to put a 5G cell site every four blocks to provide high-speed coverage to homes…

  7. U.S. Senate democrats stage a phony vote on so-called ‘net neutrality’

    One extreme part of the anti-Trump ‘resistance’ is outrage, including death threats…

  8. Bipartisan ‘Secure Data Act’ would make it illegal for U.S. government to demand backdoors

    A new bill introduced in Congress gets encryption right…

  9. Apple’s corporate debt holdings drop for first time since 2013

    A whale in the corporate bond market is going on a diet…

  10. Investors look to Apple’s cash, services as analysts fret over iPhone unit sales

    Apple Inc’s multi-hundred billion cash stockpile and stalling growth in services such as iCloud present…

  11. Apple CEO Cook says DACA shouldn’t have been revoked and that he’s ‘personally offended’ by the situation

    Apple CEO Tim Cook reaffirmed his strong support for DACA…

  12. Woz speaks out on ‘net neutrality,’ privacy, and Star Trek vs. Star Wars

    Wozniak got the loudest applause from the nearly 5,000 people in the audience at the USF Sun Dome…

  13. U.S. FCC reversal of so-called ‘net neutrality’ rules expected to be published Thursday

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected to publish on Thursday its December order…

  14. Bill Gates thinks Apple should unlock iPhones at the government’s request

    In an interview with Axios, Bill Gates warned Apple and other tech giants that they risk the kind of nightmarish government…

  15. Apple expected to issue less debt in 2018 now that President Trump has signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

    We expect IG tech issuance to be down year-over-year for the first time in about eight years…

  16. FBI forensic expert blasts Apple ‘jerks’ for encrypting iPhones

    Ever since Apple made encryption default on the iPhone, the FBI has been waging a war against encryption…

  17. Why would any shareholder complain about Apple using repatriated funds for buybacks?

    Sure, many of the leaders from Silicon Valley won’t experience a massive tax break…

  18. More than 100 business leaders, including Apple CEO Tim Cook, urge U.S. Congress to pass bipartisan legislation dealing with ‘dreamers’

    More than 100 top business leaders, including Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Apple’s Tim Cook and IBM’s Ginni Rometty…

  19. FBI Director Wray calls inability to access electronic devices an ‘urgent public safety issue’

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is increasingly unable to access data from some electronic devices…

  20. U.S. job-cut announcements hit lowest level since 1990

    The passage of the tax bill has prompted unprecedented hiring plans for 2018…

  21. China offers tax incentives to persuade U.S. companies like Apple to stay

    In a bid to keep American businesses from taking their profits out of China following Washington’s overhaul of the United States tax code…

  22. Apple expected to repatriate $214 billion to the U.S.; expect increased buybacks and dividends, not big acquisitions

    With the new tax structure we expect Apple will bring $214 billion back to the U.S…

  23. How Apple will win (and lose) under President Trump’s tax cuts

    The Republican tax bill now awaiting President Trump’s signature has two major pieces of good news for Apple…

  24. Apple notches big league win with U.S. Republican tax cuts, but faces snag with taxes on foreign patents

    The U.S. Republican tax overhaul passed by Congress this week will allow Apple Inc. to bring back its $252.3 billion…

  25. Congressional Republicans deliver epic overhaul of U.S. tax laws to President Donald Trump

    The House overcame a final hurdle by voting Wednesday to approve a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax code…

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