Apple Accused of Misleading Customers Entitled to Repairs, Replacements

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Apple is facing a lawsuit over its handling of the Error 53 issue, after allegedly lying about its own legal requirements and obligations.

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Apple unlocked iPhone related to 2008 court case, tightened security in 2014

Article Image A report chronicling Apple’s history of handling government data requests says the company received, and willingly complied with, its first court order to help unlock an iPhone in 2008. Apple continued on that path until around 2014, when the wider tech industry began clamping down on product security in light of revelations regarding government snooping operations.

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Siri security flaw on iPhone 6s & 6s Plus grants access to Contacts and Photos without passcode

Article Image A newly discovered Siri search handling bug allows nefarious users to bypass passcode protected lock screens on iPhone 6s and 6s Plus handsets, granting easy access to Contacts and Photos data. The vulnerability is likely applicable only to a subset of devices, however.

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Ford drivers can tweet while driving with new Sync AppLink social controls

Although texting, tweeting, and even handling your cell phone while driving can be unsafe, and is even illegal in many states, the addition of social media controls on Ford’s Sync AppLink connectivity system could be what’s necessary for safely and legally managing our social accounts while driving.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/29/ford-drivers-can-tweet-while-driving-with-new-sync-applink-social-controls.html

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Feds Get Forward-Looking IT Procurement Advice


Federal agencies need to change course in handling IT spending quickly, particularly in reversing the inertia behind longstanding conflicts between CIOs and CFOs over the procurement of IT resources, according to IDC Government Insights Research Director Shawn McCarthy. Government IT managers need to loosen their longstanding attachment to unproductive legacy systems and focus on the advantages of newer technologies — especially the cloud and mobile platforms, suggested Gartner Research Director Rick Howard.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82001.html?rss=1

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U2 frontman Bono apologizes for foisting 'Songs of Innocence' on unsuspecting iTunes users

During a Facebook interview posted to the Web on Tuesday, U2’s Bono apologized for Apple’s handling of the “Songs of Innocence” LP giveaway, which caused automatic downloads for many users after the company linked the album to all iTunes accounts.



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Samsung still reportedly supplying 40% of Apple A8 chips for iPhone 6 & 6 Plus

Though Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is handling the lion’s share of building A8 chips for Apple’s latest iPhones, longtime partner Samsung is still reportedly a major contributor, accounting for an estimated 40 percent of production.



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