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Justice Department may be forced to disclose iPhone hacking secrets

The U.S. Department of Justice briefly gained the upper hand over Apple this week when it made it clear that it was in no rush to reveal how it hacked the iPhone at the center of the San Bernardino shooting case — thereby stopping Apple from plugging that particular vulnerability. However, it seems that Apple’s […]

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Samsung outranks Apple where it really hurts… in the patent department

In an effort to prevent rivals from stealing its ideas, Apple patents everything it invents — from the iPhone and the iPad, to app icons and even “magic” tactile gloves. But compared to its biggest competitors, Apple’s patent portfolio from 2015… Read more ›

Samsung follows Apple into luxury department store marketing

It’s well known that Samsung is happy to take a bit of inspiration from Apple when it comes to the look and feel of its mobile devices, but it’s also willing to splash the cash to try and match Apple’s… Read more ›

Apple Watch gets its own booth in trendy Tokyo department store

Considering that the Apple Watch goes on sale in a little over one month, Apple has still provided relatively few details about how exactly it’s going to be selling its upscale wearable devices. Some images posted by Japanese Apple blog… Read more ›

Eddy Cue reveals why Apple is fighting Justice Department on ebooks

Apple’s negotiator-in-chief, Eddy Cue is out to clear the air surrounding the price-fixing conspiracy Apple was found guilty of by U.S. federal court in 2013, before the case hits an appeals court later this month. In a rare interview, Cue… Read more ›

Justice Department pushes unnamed smartphone maker to help crack passcodes

Apple is big on secrecy: both its own and its users’. Earlier this year, the company tweaked its software to ensure that even Apple would be unable to crack a passcode set by one of its customers. “Unlike our competitors,… Read more ›

Justice Department pushes unnamed smartphone maker to help crack passcodes

Apple is big on secrecy: both its own and its users’. Earlier this year, the company tweaked its software to ensure that even Apple would be unable to crack a passcode set by one of its customers. “Unlike our competitors,… Read more ›

iPad Air Explodes In Store — Fire Department Called Out

Writing that Amazon blasted iPad with its new Kindle Paperwhite ad, or that the iOS market share is about to explode may be an unfortunate choice of words after reports that an iPad Air did, quite literally, blow up in…

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Obama Nominates Apple’s Chief Lobbyist For A Position At The State Department

novelliPresident Obama announced today that he has tapped Catherine Novelli, VP of Worldwide Government Affaris for Apple to fill a position in the State Department. Novelli has been Apple’s top lobbyist since 2007 but is set to serve as Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment. Although the nomination still has to be approved, […]

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Here Is The Department Of Justice’s Opening Statement Against Apple For E-Book Price Fixing

Is Samsung clutching at straws?

The U.S. Department of Justice’s case against Apple has gotten underway in New York. The DOJ has accused Apple of colluding with publishers to raise the price on eBooks.

To start the trial off, the DOJ has released an 81-page slide deck containing its opening statements against Apple. The trial is expected to run for about three weeks, and both sides gave their opening arguments today.

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