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FTC challenges Android developers on their use of SilverPush microphone spyware

03/18/2016, 01:03 pm

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission issued warning letters to a dozen Google Play developers over their use of SilverPush software, which turns Android devices into advertising spy beacons to listen for and track the television programming users are exposed to.

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New 'iPhone SE' cases suggest design nearly identical to iPhone 5s

03/18/2016, 11:03 am

New pre-release cases for Apple's rumored 4-inch "iPhone SE" may imply that device will be virtually identical to the iPhone 5s, in spite of a recent case suggesting design tweaks more akin to the 6s.

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2017 Escape coming in May as first Ford vehicle with Apple CarPlay

03/18/2016, 10:03 am

Ford on Friday announced a May launch in Canada and the U.S. for the 2017 Escape, its first vehicle to support Apple CarPlay by way of the automaker's Sync 3 platform, based on BlackBerry's QNX.

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Alleged cases for 'iPhone 7' & 'iPhone SE' may support rumored features

03/17/2016, 05:03 pm

A video posted to YouTube on Thursday depicts what are said to be two Chinese-made cases for Apple's upcoming "iPhone 7" and 4-inch "iPhone SE," potentially supporting rumors about the devices' features.

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T-Mobile adds YouTube, Google Play Movies to controversial Binge On program

03/17/2016, 01:03 pm

T-Mobile on Thursday added several more video services to its "Binge On" program, most notably YouTube, one of the focal points of controversy about the promotion.

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Orange CEO fuels hope that Apple may grant 3rd-party apps & services access to iPhone NFC chip

03/17/2016, 01:03 pm

The CEO of France-based carrier Orange has revealed that the company's proprietary tap-to-pay wallet Orange Cash will arrive on the iPhone in a few weeks. That's led to speculation that Apple could be preparing to allow third-party apps and services to access the iPhone's NFC chip.

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Imagination Technologies says cost & job cuts linked to slower iPhone sales

03/17/2016, 09:03 am

Imagination Technologies, the British firm responsible for the graphics technology in Apple's iOS devices, on Thursday announced job cuts among other cost-cutting measures, hoping to stem a downturn it linked partly to slowing iPhone shipments.

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Purported packaging leak claims to confirm 'iPhone SE' name, NFC for Apple's new 4" iPhone

03/17/2016, 09:03 am

Nefarious supply chain personnel in China seem to have once again defied their non-disclosure agreements, snapping what is said to be a photo of the specifications sticker affixed to the box for Apple's iPhone 5c successor.

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Meizu VP debunks recent 'iPhone 7' leak as firm's upcoming Pro 6, posts photos to prove it

03/17/2016, 04:03 am

In an unexpected blog post on Thursday, Meizu's vice president of sales and marketing Li Nan said a recent photo purporting to show Apple's "iPhone 7" is in actuality a picture of the upcoming Meizu Pro 6.

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Apple enlists help of Cookie Monster to highlight 'Hey Siri' in new iPhone 6s ad

03/16/2016, 08:03 pm

Apple on Wednesday shared a new iPhone 6s ad starring Sesame Street's Cookie Monster and focusing on "Hey Siri," a new hands-free control function introduced last year.

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Google's search engine crawler to stop identifying as an iPhone come April

03/16/2016, 05:03 pm

Starting April 18, the smartphone user-agent of Google's search engine crawler -- Googlebot -- will no longer identify as an iPhone running iOS 8.3, according to the company.

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Waze for iOS gets 'planned drives' for upcoming commutes

03/16/2016, 12:03 pm

The iOS version of Google's Waze navigation app has been updated with "planned drives," allowing drivers to schedule commutes up to several days ahead of time and accomodate for traffic.

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Rumor: Unlikely partial rear casing for 'iPhone 7' once again shown in leaked photo

03/16/2016, 11:03 am

Yet another photo supposedly smuggled out from the Chinese supply chain purports to show a portion of Apple's forthcoming "iPhone 7," this time focusing on the redesigned antenna bands along the device's rear.

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ARM, TSMC partner on 7nm manufacturing process possibly destined for 2018 'iPhone 8'

03/16/2016, 10:03 am

Apple chip manufacturer TSMC is reportedly partnering with chip design firm ARM on a new, 7-nanometer FinFET manufacturing process, likely to be used in producing iPhone and iPad processors within the next few years.

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Rumor: Chinese spy shots show 'iPhone 7' with dual cameras, no home button

03/15/2016, 02:03 pm

Photos of what purport to be Apple's forthcoming "iPhone 7" have bubbled up from sources in the People's Republic of China, though some aspects of the snaps cast a shade of doubt on their authenticity.

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Rumor: Apple working on 'iPhone SE' promo that hints at 4K camera

03/15/2016, 11:03 am

Fresh rumors ahead of Apple's special spring event claim the company's next-gen 4-inch iPhone will integrate a high-definition iSight camera system capable of shooting 4K footage, putting the device on par with its bigger iPhone 6s series siblings.

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Photos depict dual-lens smartphone camera possibly intended for 'iPhone 7 Plus'

03/14/2016, 05:03 pm

Photos emerged on Monday of a dual-lens smartphone camera, which could be destined for Apple's rumored "iPhone 7 Plus," expected to ship later this year.

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Florida sheriff vows to arrest Tim Cook if Apple won't comply with court orders

03/14/2016, 12:03 pm

Apple's firm stance against decrypting iPhones in criminal investigations could land CEO Tim Cook in jail, if the sheriff in one rural Florida county has his way.

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Justice Department considers wiretapping fight with WhatsApp amid Apple-FBI row

03/14/2016, 09:03 am

The U.S. government is at odds with yet another Silicon Valley firm thanks to encrypted communications, this time targeting Facebook-owned messaging superpower WhatsApp over federal wiretapping statutes.

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New iPhone 7 case rumor depicts thinner body, nearly flush camera

03/13/2016, 09:03 pm

Rumored case designs purportedly leaked from Apple supplier Catcher Technology suggest that the next major iPhone design will feature a streamlined rear case design with larger cutout accommodating a virtually flush rear camera lens.

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