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Mac Pro, iMac & Qualcomm: What to expect from Apple in the start of 2019

01/01/2019, 02:15:15 PM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

It's the start of a brand new year, and as usual there is a lot happening in the first half of 2019, for both Apple itself and for connected companies in the rest of the technology sphere. AppleInsider details some of the things you should expect to hear more about in the next few months.

iPads & education in Chicago, Alexa laughing, and the FBI pressing - Apple's March 2018 in review

12/27/2018, 07:43:00 AM, Posted By William Gallagher

New iPads, Alexa laughing at us, and the FBI trying to get backdoors into iPhones -- all of these things, and more, happened to Apple and technology in March 2018

FBI director calls for restart of smartphone encryption debate

08/01/2016, 03:59:22 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

FBI Director James Comey appears ready to relaunch the debate about encryption legislation with tech companies before "something terrible happens," and alters the course of the discussion.

After Apple's objections, UK removes encryption backdoors from Investigatory Powers Bill before passing

06/07/2016, 05:43:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

The U.K. House of Commons has passed a limited version of its Investigatory Powers Bill after removing controversial elements that would have demanded that manufacturers like Apple to weaken or build backdoors into their encryption products.

FBI Director Comey calls 'emotion' surrounding Apple case unproductive, says encryption needs legislative resolution

04/12/2016, 08:41:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Two weeks after the Federal Bureau of Investigation withdrew its legal action against Apple, agency director James Comey on Tuesday said the difficulty of squaring national security policies with consumer privacy rights was the most onerous of his government career.

Leaked Senate encryption bill called 'ludicrous, dangerous' by security experts

04/08/2016, 05:37:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

A proposed U.S. Senate draft bill that would give courts the authority to compel tech company compliance in law enforcement requests to encrypted data leaked online Thursday night, and by Friday security experts and civil rights advocates were dismantling the policy, calling it ill-informed and potentially dangerous.

FBI using Israeli firm Cellebrite to help break into San Bernardino terrorist's iPhone

03/23/2016, 10:04:28 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

An Israeli forensic software company, Cellebrite, is helping the FBI try to unlock the iPhone 5c used by San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, according to a national newspaper.

AppleInsider podcast talks Apple v. the FBI, steps to encrypt your iPhone & files

03/11/2016, 08:39:30 AM, Posted By Lester Victor Marks

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Shane and Victor look at the latest new developments in the FBI's conflict with Apple, and its impact within US politics. They also touch on the history of encryption and steps you can take to encrypt your own iPhone and files.

Government says Apple arguments in encryption case a 'diversion,' presents point-by-point rebuttal

03/10/2016, 05:18:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

As the Apple vs. FBI encryption debate heats up in California, the U.S. government on Thursday fired back at Apple's oppositions to a court order compelling its assistance in an FBI investigation, and in a new motion discounted a number of arguments related to supposed backdoors, "master keys," the All Writs Act and more.

Apple posts letter from San Bernardino survivor's husband as Amazon, Google, Microsoft, more offer support

03/03/2016, 08:38:44 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

As part of Apple's legal battle with the FBI, the company on Thursday posted to its website a letter in support written by Salihin Kondoker, husband of San Bernardino shooting survivor Anies Kondoker. Separately, more big tech companies like Amazon, Google and Microsoft offered support in a joint amicus brief.

More parties back Apple in FBI encryption dispute via court letters, amicus briefs

03/03/2016, 04:22:33 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple on Thursday picked up more outside legal support in its refusal to build custom software for the FBI, which it wants to circumvent the passcode limit on the iPhone of dead San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook.

UN freedom of expression expert to file brief supporting Apple in encryption row

03/02/2016, 07:10:13 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Adding to a growing list of amicus briefs filed in favor of Apple's pro-encryption stance in a high-profile legal battle with the FBI, United Nations free speech watchdog David Kaye reportedly plans to lodge a similar document supporting the company's arguments.

Apple participated in search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

03/01/2016, 06:58:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

As part of testimony related to the ongoing San Bernardino iPhone encryption debate, Apple General Counsel Bruce Sewell on Tuesday told members of the House Judiciary Committee that the company offered technical assistance to investigators searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 after the plane was declared missing in 2014.

US House members mull court filing arguing Congress should decide Apple-FBI encryption fight

02/29/2016, 08:04:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

A report on Monday claims members of the House Judiciary Committee are mulling an amicus curiae brief filing in the Apple-FBI encryption debate, arguing the dispute should be settled by Congress, not the courts.

FBI contacted Apple, received data related to San Bernardino case 3 days after shooting

02/27/2016, 12:39:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

According to a court filing prepared by Apple, the company first received -- and responded to -- FBI requests for information related to last year's deadly shootings in San Bernardino, Calif., just three days after the attack.

San Bernardino's top cop says it's likely 'there is nothing of any value' on iPhone the FBI wants Apple to crack

02/26/2016, 03:53:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The work-issued iPhone used by one of the shooters in the San Bernardino terrorist attack likely has "nothing of any value" saved on it, the police chief of the town has admitted in a new interview, though he still believes Apple should help the FBI crack into the encrypted handset.

Amid FBI row, Apple hires developer behind secure messaging app Signal

02/26/2016, 01:30:57 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple is hiring Frederic Jacobs -- a developer responsible for the secure chat app Signal -- to work on the CoreOS security team this summer, a report noted on Friday.

Watch Republicans Marco Rubio & Ted Cruz side with FBI in Apple encryption debate

02/26/2016, 11:07:55 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

At the last Republican debate before the "Super Tuesday" primaries, the remaining candidates for U.S. president said they believe Apple should help the FBI unlock the iPhone 5c used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.

Bill Gates sides with FBI on Apple encryption fight, says scope is limited to one iPhone

02/23/2016, 12:00:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Microsoft founder Bill Gates said he disagrees with Apple's decision to not provide the FBI with a software workaround that breaks iOS, and instead sides with a narrow reading of the government's request for assistance that supposedly precludes wider dissemination of the as-yet-uncreated expoit.

User security, privacy issues draw sharp contrast between Apple iOS, Google Android in FBI encryption case [u]

02/17/2016, 06:02:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

The resolute position of Apple's chief executive Tim Cook to defend the security of iOS encryption has drawn a sharp contrast with the deafening silence from Google, Microsoft and their hardware partners in Korea and China, where individuals' security and privacy are commonly overlooked as being a critical feature.