Justice Department appeals pro-Apple decision in New York iPhone case

 Authorities in New York have taken the first step to appealing a judge’s ruling last month that denied a request for information held on an iPhone. Read More Apple – TechCrunch

Pay for gas on ExxonMobil app with Apple Pay

 You can now use Apple Pay to buy gas at 6,000 ExxonMobil locations across the U.S. The transactions can be made through the free Speedpass app, meaning that customers won’t ...

Apple vs FBI: Read Apple’s Opening Statement To Congress Tomorrow

 Apple’s general counsel Bruce Sewell will testify before a congressional Judiciary Committee tomorrow. The hearing has been convened to discuss what is being described as ...

NY Judge Rules In Favor Of Apple In Government Request For iPhone Data

 In a New York case, Judge Orenstein has ruled in favor of Apple, denying a government request for information on an iPhone. Read More Apple – TechCrunch

Tim Cook: A Backdoor Into The iPhone Would Be The ‘Software Equivalent Of Cancer’

 Apple CEO Tim Cook has mounted the fiercest argument explaining why Apple is opposed to an FBI order to open the iPhone used by San Bernardino terrorist Syed Farook. Read More Apple ...

Apple Hires Developer Behind Signal, Edward Snowden’s Favorite Secure Chat App

 Apple hires plenty of interns all year round, but one particular new addition revealed this week caught the eye given the company’s current position opposing a controversial ...

Apple Changed Its Site’s Code So The Word “click” Doesn’t Look Like…

 If you squint, you can see how the word “click” might look inappropriate. But Apple’s too prim and proper for that. So when it wanted the tagline for its new ...

Apple Files Motion To Vacate The Court Order To Force It To Unlock iPhone, Citing Constitutional Free Speech Rights

 In a discussion with Apple executives today, TechCrunch was informed that Apple had filed a Motion to Vacate in the case of the FBI compelling Apple to assist in unlocking an ...

In The Apple Encryption Debate, Can We Just Have The Facts Please?

 As Apple and federal law enforcement continue to hurl rhetoric about encryption, one thing has become crystal clear: today’s encryption debate is neither healthy nor well-informed. ...

Apple Plans To Make iPhone And iCloud More Secure To Keep The Government Away

 Apple is already thinking about ways to make it harder to hack iPhones, reports say. According to the New York Times, the company wants to prevent passcode-free recovery mode ...

Most Americans Support FBI Over Apple, Finds Pew

 Pew Research Center has released a study on the dispute between the FBI and Apple. Fifty-one percent of Americans think Apple should assist the FBI and unlock the iPhone 5c while ...

Hands On With eero, Or A Noob’s Guide To Building An At-Home Wireless Mesh Network

 eero was supposed to go out late last year to those who bought the system during pre-launch but a manufacturing hiccup pushed the ship date to the here and now. But the startup has ...