Tag Archive: Feds


Feds can’t tell Apple how they cracked San Bernardino iPhone

We’ve heard plenty of bluster about how the FBI won’t tell Apple how it cracked the iPhone 5c at the heart of the San Bernardino shooting case, but there’s another possibility, too: that the Feds can’t tell Apple how it did it. Why? Because according to a new report, citing Obama administration sources, it may […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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The feds still want Apple to help it hack an iPhone in New York

The FBI dropped its case against Apple to hack the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone, but the Department of Justice filed a new letter today demanding Apple help it unlock a different iPhone. The iPhone in question belonged to a meth deal Jun Feng in New York. Federal authorities believe the device may contain critical evidence […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Feds Bump BlackBerry and Eye Apple as US Government Officials Go High Tech

The feds love their iDevices. That’s according to an insightful new look into the role played by Apple devices at the highest levels of security inside the Federal Government. Playfully dubbed “the federal government 2.0,” officials ranging from those in charge at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to the President himself, iDevices are taking over Washington. And that’s bad news for BlackBerry. This is not a movie. This is not a Steve  [Read More…]

Feds May Decide if Apple’s ‘App Store’ Can Co-Exist with Amazon’s ‘Appstore’

Click the image to open in full size. Listen up, Amazon… ?appstore? is neither generic or legally permissible for you to use. That’s the message Apple is essentially sending to Amazon. Again. In a bitter battle that has ended up in a courtroom showdown, Apple is refusing to "play nice" and let others share in the promotional rewards of having an "app store"" to call their own. And thankfully for those of us who  [Read More…]