This week on AI: Apple & FBI testify to Congress, future iPhone tech, Apple's auto project & more

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The battle over whether Apple should help the FBI unlock Syed Farook's iPhone once again intensified, but in the meantime, more news emerged about future iPhones and Project Titan, Apple's secretive automotive work.

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Everything you need to know:

  • A New York judge ruled that asking Apple to undermine its security protocols is an "unreasonable burden" > >
  • Testifying in front of Congress, FBI Director James Comey admitted that Farook's case would set a precedent > >
  • Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell also testified, saying the company was in an 'arms race' > >
  • Apple filed a formal objection to the court order to help the FBI > >
  • An OLED iPhone could show up in 2017, a year earlier than expected > >
  • This year's "iPhone 7" may not be waterproof after all > >
  • Apple's lease of a former Pepsi plant may be connected to the "Apple Car" > >
  • We got a first glimpse at DJI's advanced Phantom 4 drone > >
  • Apple decided to forego streaming the NFL's Thursday-night games > >

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