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Apple Dropped Plan for Encrypting Backups After FBI Complained

Headlines

Apple Inc dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company’s iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations.

Search group’s researchers find security flaws in anti-tracking tool in Safari browser

News

Everyone knows that the global corporate tax system needs to be overhauled, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Monday, backing changes to global rules that are currently under consideration.

Apple Inc. has asked chipmaking partner Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. to increase its output of A-series processors this quarter in order to satisfy higher-than-anticipated iPhone demand, people familiar with the company’s plans said.

When asked about the next big thing in tech, Tim Cook shared his excitement for augmented reality with a shout-out for a Dublin company.

Apple Inc. suppliers plan to begin assembling a new low-cost iPhone in February, people familiar with the plan said, as the company looks to address a wider swath of the global smartphone market ahead of its 5G handsets later this year.

Reviews

The Trump administration wants Apple to create a backdoor into the iPhone. District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. has spent millions trying to find other ways in.

It most likely began with a tiny bit of code that implanted malware, which gave attackers access to Mr. Bezos’ photos and texts.

Every year in late October, I start putting together a rough list of candidates for my annual ‘Must-Have Apps’ story, which I’ve historically published in late December, right before the holiday break. As you can tell by the date on this article, the 2019 edition of this story is different…

Rumors

A future version of the iMac may take a more radical form, with Apple considering a redesign of the all-in-one desktop so it effectively exists as a single sheet of curved glass with an embedded display.

Others

At least eight senators had Apple watches to their wrists at the start of the impeachment trial Tuesday, despite a ban on electronics.

Finally

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