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....8in OLED display featuring accommodations for the front camera, earpiece and 3D sensors and extending to the edges at the top, bottom and sides of the device. The operating system is also reported to include a new biometric authentication mechanism, Face ID, that uses sensors that can recognize a user looking at the display. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The Google case is different, but the judgment has been welcomed by companies under EU scrutiny because it raises the bar for the regulator to prove wrongdoing. The EU is currently also investigating whether Google tried to squeeze out its rivals in online search advertising and through its Android mobile operating system. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Google appeals against EU's €2.4bn fine over search engine results image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 11th of September 2017 04:27:48 PM
....The Google case is different, but the judgment has been welcomed by companies under EU scrutiny because it raises the bar for the regulator to prove wrongdoing. The EU is currently also investigating whether Google tried to squeeze out its rivals in online search advertising and through its Android mobile operating system. ...
iPhone X: Apple’s latest iPhone name leaks ahead of official release image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 11th of September 2017 02:15:00 AM
....8in OLED display featuring accommodations for the front camera, earpiece and 3D sensors and extending to the edges at the top, bottom and sides of the device. The operating system is also reported to include a new biometric authentication mechanism, Face ID, that uses sensors that can recognize a user looking at the display. ...
Nokia 8 hopes to beat Apple and Samsung with 'bothie', a new version of the selfie image
.... Nokia also launched the first camera phone in the US in 2003, partnering with the German optics manufacturer Carl Zeiss in 2005. Nokia launched the world’s first smartphone in 1996 – the Nokia 9000 Communicator – and a series of popular smartphones using its Symbian operating system followed in the early 2000s. ...
Lloyd's says cyber-attack could cost $120bn, same as Hurricane Katrina image
....“Underwriters need to consider cyber cover in this way and ensure that premium calculations keep pace with the cyber-threat reality,” she said. The second-most likely threat stems from attacks on computer operating systems run by a large number of businesses around the world, which could cause losses of up to $28. ...
Google fined record €2.4bn by EU over search engine results image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of June 2017 09:32:10 AM
....The commission has already come to the preliminary conclusion that Google has abused a dominant position in two other cases, which are still being investigated. The first cases involve the Android operating system, where the commission is concerned that Google has “stifled choice and innovation” in a range of mobile apps and services by “pursuing an overall strategy on mobile devices to protect and expand its dominant position in general internet search”. ...
Is it safer to use an app or a browser for banking? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 09:55:03 AM
.... The secure booting system tries to ensure that the device starts in an uncompromised state. To do this, it uses secure hardware on the device that uses cryptography to verify the bootloader code, which uses cryptography to verify the secure loading of the operating system. ...
I need the right KnowHow to fix my son’s laptop image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of June 2017 06:00:03 AM
.... When, after six months, it stopped working I took it in for repair. It came back wiped of all his schoolwork – the repair docket stated the problem was caused by a corrupted operating system. ...
Apple HomePod challenges Amazon image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of June 2017 07:55:55 PM
...."The benefit to a headset or glasses in these demos is not having to hold the device up thus arms getting tired," he said. Apple also announced the next version of its mobile operating system - iOS 11 - which will include a new setting for people who use their iPhone in the car. ...
Passengers still without bags after British Airways IT meltdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 07:34:08 PM
....4% – cutting the value of the airline group by £170m. BA said it was still investigating a power issue that it says caused the check-in and operating systems to crash, and left the airline struggling to locate and contact even its own staff. ...
British Airways owner loses £170m in value after IT meltdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 09:01:05 AM
....4% – cutting the value of the airline group by £170m. BA cancelled all departing flights at London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday when check-in and operating systems crashed. ...
WannaCry lessons image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 11:02:01 PM
....On the face of it, the accepted narrative seems simple. Microsoft issued a patch, or update, for the vulnerability in its older Windows operating systems in March. ...
Cyber-attack image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 09:44:03 PM
.... This suggests that most victims have not paid up. WannaCry infects only machines running Windows operating systems. ...
Next cyber-attack could be imminent, warn experts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 03:05:05 AM
.... . A security update - or patch - was released by Microsoft in March to protect against the virus, but it appears many NHS organisations had not applied it or were using an older version of the operating system no longer supported - namely Windows XP. ...
Cyber-attack: Europol says it was unprecedented in scale image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 13th of May 2017 03:46:13 PM
....A patch for the vulnerability was released by Microsoft in March, which would have automatically protected those computers with Windows Update enabled. Microsoft said on Friday it would roll out the update to users of older operating systems "that no longer receive mainstream support", such Windows XP (which the NHS still largely uses), Windows 8 and Windows Server 2003. ...
Massive ransomware infection hits computers in 99 countries image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 03:36:47 PM
....A patch for the vulnerability was released by Microsoft in March, which would have automatically protected those computers with Windows Update enabled. Microsoft said on Friday it would roll out the update to users of older operating systems "that no longer receive mainstream support", such Windows XP (which the NHS still largely uses), Windows 8 and Windows Server 2003. ...
Microsoft makes emergency security fix image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 10:56:59 AM
....Windows 8, 8. 1, 10 and Windows Server operating systems are affected by the bug. ...
BBC exposes flaws in 'world's most secure' email service image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 05:27:44 PM
....The investigation started by taking the device apart to find that it was built around a £30 Raspberry Pi computer. As the operating system for the Pi sits on a removable memory card, Mr Helme was able to download the device's core code so he could examine it closely. ...
Uber broke Apple’s iOS privacy rules and Tim Cook wasn't happy about it image
.... In the meeting, Cook reportedly told Kalanick, “I’ve heard you’ve been breaking some of our rules,” and threatened to pull Uber’s app from the App Store if the company didn’t remove the fingerprinting feature. According to security researcher Will Strafach, who analysed a version of Uber’s app from 2014 in response to the story, the company was using a chunk of code normally exclusive to Apple itself to pull iPhone serial numbers out of the device’s operating system. ...
Baidu to share self-drive car technology image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 05:25:16 AM
....In a statement, Baidu's group president Qi Lu said it wanted to create a "collaborative ecosystem" using its strengths in artificial intelligence (AI) to "encourage greater innovation and opportunities, making better use of our technology to drive the evolution of the entire industry". This move could be likened to Google's decision to release Android, the free operating system for smartphones, says James Chao of IHS Markit. ...
Microsoft patched 'NSA hack' Windows flaws before leak image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 10:27:49 AM
....On Friday, a group called the Shadow Brokers published details of several hacking tools, indicating they had been used by the US National Security Agency (NSA) to spy on money transfers. Reports suggested Microsoft's Windows operating system remained vulnerable. ...
Meet the ‘fix-perts’, an army of experts determined to get Britain on the mend image
.... My husband replaced a laptop screen in about 30 minutes following one of these, having never done it before. The Restart Project’s Gunter says: “New operating systems often leave ‘old’ machines behind. ...
Apple wins Australia ruling to retain Apple Pay dominance image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 07:46:25 AM
....Apple Pay collects a fee from the bank for each transaction, meaning Apple risked a significant loss. But the commission said that ruling in favour of the banks would have reduced competition by forcing Apple to act more like Google, who's more open Android operating system allows contactless payments from individual apps. ...
Elderly 'hit by line rental charges' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:00:38 AM
....In particular, having to adapt to how technologies changed thanks to frequent software updates was an example of how digital life could be off-putting for those in later years, she said. "Every time there's an update of an operating system or something like that - that's a struggle for everybody - but if you're new to using a computer or tablet, you can be thrown when things change," Ms West told the BBC. ...
Apple, Samsung and Microsoft react to Wikileaks' CIA dump image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 09:32:08 AM
...."The technology built into today's iPhone represents the best data security available to consumers, and we're constantly working to keep it that way," it said. "Our products and software are designed to quickly get security updates into the hands of our customers, with nearly 80% of users running the latest version of our operating system. ...
MWC 2017: Samsung unveils two new tablets but no phone image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 08:18:09 PM
....The S3 runs Android 7. 0 Nougat while the Book's operating system is Windows 10. ...
Nokia 3310 mobile phone resurrected at MWC 2017 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 04:30:03 PM
....It relies on 2. 5G connectivity - which has slower data speeds than 3G or 4G - and is powered by the S30+ operating system, which allows web browsing but has a much smaller range of apps than Android or iOS. ...
MWC 2017: Google brings Assistant to more Android phones image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 12:47:07 PM
. Google's voice-activated digital assistant will soon be available on smartphones running the latest versions of the Android operating system. ...
Amazon Web Services: the secret to the online retailer's future success image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 07:00:23 AM
.... Like any large dotcom in the early 00s, Amazon ran its own datacentre, spending millions on servers and software. One SEC filing from May 2001 put its quarterly technology bill at $55m, apparently reduced from $70m through the switch to the open-source operating system Linux. ...
CES 2017: Nokia Android phone spurns the West image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 08:27:14 AM
.... Microsoft briefly used the brand for about a year after buying Nokia's mobile devices unit in 2014. Nokia once dominated the mobile phone market but struggled after the launch of the iPhone a decade ago, and the subsequent release of Google's Android operating system. ...
Changing direction image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of December 2016 11:32:46 PM
.... . And China's biggest carmaker, Shanghai Automotive, launched what it claimed is the first internet-connected car, the Roewe RX5, fitted with the YunOS operating system (used in mobile phones) owned by Alibaba, better known as the company behind a huge online marketplace. ...
Speaking their language image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 12:27:01 AM
. Indus OS - a mobile phone operating system built in India - has become the country's second-most popular smartphone platform, surpassing Apple's iOS. ...
TalkTalk and Post Office routers hit by cyber-attack image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of December 2016 03:33:59 PM
....Earlier in the week, Germany's Deutsche Telekom revealed that up to 900,000 of its customers had lost their internet connection as a result of the attack. It involves the use of a modified form of the Mirai worm - a type of malware that is spread via hijacked computers, which causes damage to equipment powered by Linux-based operating systems. ...
Apple to swap 'faulty' iPhone 6S batteries image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 11:41:39 AM
....The AppleInsider website suggested that the fault with the iPhone 6S could be traced to people charging their handset with generic chargers rather than Apple's own-brand ones. Using one of these third-party chargers damaged circuitry which meant the amount of charge in the battery was not being reported correctly to the phone's operating system. ...
Google hits back at EU claim over Android abuses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 10th of November 2016 02:37:50 PM
. Google has rejected EU allegations that it abused its market dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system. ...
Sounds far-fetched image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 7th of November 2016 12:10:30 AM
....And while studying economics at Porto University he launched a software company. It was this venture, which created operating systems for Portuguese footwear and textile companies, that helped to quickly change his view of the fashion industry. ...
The robotic caterpillar powered by light and other news image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of October 2016 11:14:34 PM
. BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news, including the news that new 3D creation and editing tools are being added to the next edition of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. ...
Apple adds Touch Bar to MacBook Pro laptops image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of October 2016 06:06:45 PM
...."The lack of updates was part of the problem, but it's also the case that the competition has got a lot stronger," commented Roberta Cozza from the tech consultancy Gartner. "Over the past year we've seen more interest from both business customers and consumers in Windows 10 computers, which have benefited from both the new operating system as well as better designs and better pricing from their manufacturers. ...
Windows 10 update and Surface Studio PC unveiled image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of October 2016 05:00:04 PM
. New 3D creation and editing tools are being added to the next edition of the Windows 10 operating system, including a revamped version of Paint. ...
Apple 'leaks its own Macbook Pro laptop revamp' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of October 2016 12:32:51 PM
....The photos support claims that the Macbook Pro will include a panel above its keyboard that replaces physical function keys with a thin display showing touch-sensitive text and graphics, and a fingerprint sensor. The images were discovered in an update to the MacOS operating system and first appeared on the MacRumors news site. ...
Microsoft shares at new high as cloud focus pays off image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of October 2016 01:31:13 AM
.... . Investor confidence in Microsoft has been restored by focusing on mobile and cloud computing rather than its traditional products such as the Windows operating system and Office software. ...
Tesla sees jump in car deliveries image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 3rd of October 2016 01:05:05 AM
.... . In a separate incident, Tesla has been forced to update its software after researchers from China hacked into the operating system of its electric cars. ...
Blackberry stops designing its own phones image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of September 2016 11:50:48 AM
....". In October 2015, Blackberry changed the direction of its handset business by producing its first smartphone running Google's Android operating system, rather than its own BB10 software. ...
Sale of Kodi 'fully-loaded' streaming boxes faces legal test image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 26th of September 2016 11:04:52 PM
.... . They are also known as Android boxes, because many of the devices run Android as their primary operating system. ...
Tesla updates software after car hack image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of September 2016 01:48:30 AM
. Tesla has updated its software after researchers from China hacked into the operating system of its electric cars. ...
Apple tackles iPhone one-tap spyware flaws image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of August 2016 11:51:30 PM
. Flaws in Apple's iOS operating system have been discovered that made it possible to install spyware on a target's device merely by getting them to click on a link. ...
Android 7.0 Nougat released by Google image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of August 2016 05:59:36 PM
....0, codenamed Nougat. The new version of its mobile operating system allows two apps to be run on the same screen at once, and makes it possible for devices to handle more complex 3D graphics. ...
Russian court rejects Google appeal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of August 2016 01:55:42 PM
. Google has failed in its latest attempt to appeal against a Russian competition over its mobile operating system. ...
Would you put your phone in a cement mixer? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of August 2016 11:37:21 PM
....Like many of its rivals, the Tuffphone phones, which are priced between £228 and £389, come with thicker Gorilla glass screens and are certified to be dust resistant and waterproof for several minutes at a time - but none of the models operate on the latest version of Android (Marshmallow). Security experts always recommend using the newest version of an operating system as they are usually the most secure. ...
Game on image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 1st of August 2016 11:11:57 PM
.... . It's a dilemma akin to creating a next-generation operating system - and having to call it Windows 8. ...
Samsung shares fall after it sues Huawei over patents image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 22nd of July 2016 01:47:22 AM
....34. The two companies are already entangled in several legal battles over the use of proprietary technology, including fourth-generation (4G) cellular technology, operating systems and user interface software. ...
Google hit by fresh European Union anti-trust charges image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 14th of July 2016 11:19:33 AM
...." . Google is already facing formal anti-trust charges over claims that it abused the dominant position of its Android operating system. ...
Microsoft scraps Finland phone unit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 11th of July 2016 05:31:46 PM
....One of the problems Microsoft faced was the so-called "app gap"- a shortage of popular titles appearing on its smartphones. The problem also blighted Blackberry's BB10 operating system. ...
How can I protect my data if my laptop is stolen? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 7th of July 2016 08:45:58 AM
....If someone has physical possession of your laptop, passwords are not much help. They can use a guest account (unless you disabled it), boot your PC with a different operating system (Linux), or remove the hard drive and install it in another PC. ...
WWDC 2016: key points at a glance from Apple's conference image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of June 2016 07:22:14 PM
. Apple held a keynote event in San Francisco ahead of its Worldwide Developers Conference, where it announced its latest mobile and desktop operating systems. ...
City News: Greggs, Poundland, Apple image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 13th of June 2016 10:37:00 AM
....The technology giant will also reveal a new version of its iOS software that powers the iPhone and iPad, as well as updating its MacBook laptop line, at its WWDC (worldwide developers conference) event. The conference in San Francisco today will see the technology company showcase iOS 10, the latest version of the operating system that runs on iPhone and iPad. ...
Why I have finally taken off the Apple Watch for the last time image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of June 2016 06:00:43 AM
....I’d been wearing the £479 38mm Apple Watch with a sapphire screen, stainless steel shell and white sport band – something I genuinely appreciated as an article of jewellery – since we bought it at the launch in April last year. I’d taken it off before of course, not only every night to charge, but when my colleague Samuel Gibbs reviewed it and then reviewed its updated operating system. ...
Insurer launches UK's 'first driverless car policy' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of June 2016 03:42:00 PM
....The driverless policy has additional features to a standardone. Customers will be covered for loss or damage in case of: failure to install vehicle software updates and security patches, subject to an increased policy excess; satellite failure or outages affecting navigation systems, or failure of the manufacturer’s vehicle operating system or other authorised software; loss or damage caused by a failure to manually override the system to prevent an accident should the system fail; and loss or damage if the car gets hacked. ...
Microsoft to cut 1,850 jobs at struggling former Nokia smartphone unit image
....A Finnish union representative told Reuters the cuts would essentially put an end to Microsoft’s development of new phones. “My understanding is that Windows 10 will go on as an operating system, but there will be no more phones made by Microsoft,” said Kalle Kiili, a shop steward. ...
Tinder sues threesome app rival 3nder image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of May 2016 04:51:51 PM
....The threat comes after a period of rapid growth: the number of would-be troilists using 3nder grew by 30% in 2015, sending its revenues soaring by 980%. A launch on the Android operating system is now being planned, allowing it to expand its reach far beyond its current stable of Apple users, because many more people around the world own Android phones. ...
Five minute guide to pin-free payments using your phone image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of May 2016 02:27:00 PM
....Paranoid Android . Android is the mobile operating system developed by Google and works with popular smartphones such as Samsung Galaxy and Sony Xperia, plus handsets from Nexus, LG, Huawei and HTC. ...
Nokia returns to the phone market as Microsoft sells brand image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of May 2016 11:44:47 AM
....The sale of Nokia could mark a tentative return to the market for a brand which has fallen on hard times since the rise of the smartphone. Nokia failed to capitalise on the smartphone boom with its own operating system, Symbian, and in 2011 became the sole manufacturer of Lumia-branded phones running Microsoft’s operating system, Windows Phone. ...
Bank accounts: to B, or not to B – that is the £2-a-month question image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 30th of April 2016 06:00:17 AM
. The 2013 film Her was about a man who buys an artificially intelligent operating system for his computer “that listens to you, understands you and knows you”. ...
There's nothing anti-American about the EU investigating Google | Nils Pratley image
....Is Margrethe Vestager, the EU competition commissioner, on a mission to undermine Google? And has the commission, steeped in 12 years of conflict with Microsoft, got a problem with the entire US technology industry? In less exaggerated form, some US voices may make the argument. Vestager’s latest inquiry, into alleged monopoly abuse of the Android operating system, is Brussels’ second Google probe in 12 months. ...
EU accuses Google of using Android to skew market against rivals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of April 2016 11:34:55 AM
. The EU has accused Google of skewing the market against competitors with its Android mobile operating system. ...
EU chief to charge Google over anti-competitive practices, sources say image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of April 2016 06:16:23 PM
. Europe’s antitrust chief is expected to hit Google with anti-competitive charges concerning its Android mobile phone operating system. ...
Putting names to your phone numbers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 11th of April 2016 11:13:52 PM
.... . On certain smartphone operating systems it will show that person's name, where they are from, and in many cases even display their picture. ...
Cracked iPhone: Should you be worried? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of March 2016 12:35:32 PM
.... Its decision may be based on whether the technique used to extract data from Farook's handset can be used in other cases. The New York case involved an iPhone 5S running the iOS 7 operating system, while the San Bernardino, California case was about an iPhone 5C running the more modern iOS 9. ...
The innovators: the virtual train pass that gets you the best fare even after you've travelled image
.... The app then works as a virtual pass, recording journeys, with data used to work out best fare. A trial involving 100 people last year is now being extended to a full operating system from May in a bid to replace paper tickets. ...
FBI 'may be able to unlock iPhone' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of March 2016 11:31:30 PM
....It wants to access the data but the device can only be unlocked by entering the correct passcode. Guessing the code incorrectly too many times could permanently delete all data on the phone, so the FBI had asked Apple to develop a new version of its operating system that circumvents some of its security features. ...
Apple announces new recycling program as interest in green gadgets grows image
.... A two-year lifespan remains the industry standard. Many companies reduce or even stop supporting older operating systems in order to encourage consumers to buy the next generation of products. ...
Artificial intelligence brings its brains and money to London image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 5th of March 2016 04:05:23 PM
....In 1999, The Matrix toyed with the difference between human and machine intelligence by posing the hypothetical question of whether human reality is just a construct built by machines to keep us quiet. And 2013’s Her explored the potential endgame of human interaction with machines, with its hero falling in love with a hyper-intelligent operating system. ...
The innovators: Skeleton car that is driving open-source design image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 28th of February 2016 03:36:27 PM
.... Its core unit contains the most complex parts of a vehicle, which means it is stable and ready to use, she added. Loddo compares it to the Android operating system for mobile phones, where developers can freely access the software as a base on which to build apps. ...
Crunch time for Apple as it prepares for face-off with FBI image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 27th of February 2016 04:00:11 PM
....Described by Apple chief executive Tim Cook as “chilling”, the order would require the company to disable some of the phone’s security measures so the government can find Farook’s passcode. Normally an iPhone’s operating system slows it down every time a wrong passcode is used, so that it is effectively impossible to break in by systematically trying all combinations. ...
Mastercard rolls out selfie ID checks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of February 2016 02:36:56 PM
....China's e-commerce giant Alibaba recently demoed a pay-with-your-face system of its own. And both Microsoft's Windows 10 and Google's Android operating systems already allow users to unlock devices by looking at their cameras. ...
Zuckerberg is 'sympathetic' to Apple image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of February 2016 09:43:24 AM
....Apple's chief executive Tim Cook has described the FBI's order as "dangerous" and "unprecedented". He has said the firm would have to build a new operating system in order to comply. ...
FBI escalates war with Apple: 'marketing' bigger concern than terror image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 19th of February 2016 09:09:24 PM
.... It also rejected Cook’s contention that it was being asked to introduce a security flaw onto its devices that would stretch beyond the current case. Department lawyers made particular note of pre-2014 compliance the company gave, before it introduced a version of its mobile operating system that removed the company from possessing decryption keys for its users. ...
Apple apologises over Error 53 and issues fix for bricked iPhones image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 19th of February 2016 06:43:23 AM
....The problem was related to Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint reader, which is part of the home button and can be used to unlock the device instead of inputting a passcode. If a non-Apple repairer replaced the button on a damaged iPhone or iPad, a subsequent update of the operating system detected a non-standard component and shut down the device. ...
Apple rejects order to unlock killer's phone image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of February 2016 08:51:26 AM
....Could Apple do what the FBI has asked? - Dr Steven Murdoch, cybersecurity expert. "It's difficult to say with any degree of certainty - Apple does not disclose enough about its operating system to know. ...
‘Error 53’ fury mounts as Apple software update threatens to kill your iPhone 6 image
. Thousands of iPhone 6 users claim they have been left holding almost worthless phones because Apple’s latest operating system permanently disables the handset if it detects that a repair has been carried out by a non-Apple technician. ...
Google's Alphabet overtakes Apple as world's most valuable company image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of February 2016 06:10:52 PM
.... Google renamed itself Alphabet last August to better reflect the array of businesses it controls. Most famous for its core search engine, YouTube and Android mobile operating system, Alphabet also invests in a series of “moon shot” enterprises, betting on new technologies including robot cars, biotechnology, health and high-speed internet fibre networks. ...

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