FBI, DHS release report on Russian hacking as administration-ordered sanctions take effect

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The FBI and DHS have released a joint report into the hacking attempts against the United States, while President Obama announces specific sanctions against Russia.

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Historic bombers in pictures

Since before the First World War there have been attempts to build ever bigger aircraft for the purpose of dropping bombs on enemy positions. Here is a look the evolution of the military bomber over the past 100 years.

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Apple invents retractable motorized iPhone screen protector

Article Image In continued attempts to prevent costly display damage due to accidental drops, Apple has devised a system that automatically extends retractable tabs above an iPhone’s screen when a drop event is sensed, thereby creating a buffer zone between delicate glass and the ground.

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Apple posts iOS 9 Wi-Fi Assist guide in wake of complaints about excessive data use

Article Image A new Apple support document about Wi-Fi Assist attempts to address complaints about the iOS 9 feature, which some user have said can cause monthly cellular data use to grow dramatically.

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The Encryption Software Scuffle


In the face of encryption that could block brute force attempts for years, law enforcement agencies at every level have been calling for keys that allow investigators to crack open smartphones and court cases alike. Some of the world’s leading tech companies and privacy advocates have called for the White House to stand against any proposal to weaken the security software on consumer products. More than 140 tech companies and privacy advocates have signed a petition that seeks White House support for maintaining encryption software integrity.

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Apple's 2015 Enviromental Responsibility Report shows larger carbon footprint

Apple on Monday issued the 2015 edition of its Environmental Responsibility report, trumpeting attempts to reduce the company’s contributions to problems like climate change and resource depletion, while admitting gaps in managing its carbon footprint.



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IBM’s Watson supercomputer learns Japanese, set for robot launch

IBM’s Watson supercomputer is learning Japanese as the tech giant attempts to extend the reach of its supercomputing technology.

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FBI director says iOS and Android privacy features put users 'above the law'

FBI Director James Comey on Thursday responded to the latest attempts from Apple and Google to lock down their respective mobile operating systems, saying he is “very concerned” that the new systems limit or prohibit deemed lawful government access.



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Judge denies Apple motion to stay upcoming e-books damages trial

In yet another denial of Apple’s attempts to halt an impending e-books damages trial, U.S. District Court Judge Denise Cote on Wednesday shot down two motions for a stay, making it clear she intends to kick off proceedings as soon as possible.



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