Apple kowtows to China, pulls some VPN apps from Chinese App Store

The tech giant’s move has sparked criticism from service providers, who say that Virtual Private Networks are crucial for users bypassing the so-called “Great Firewall of China.”

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Bing translation error connects ISIS with Saudi Arabia

Microsoft’s search engine Bing has sparked controversy after translating the word “Daesh”– an acronym that refers to the fundamentalist group Islamic State— as “Saudi Arabia.”

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Military base issues 'Pokemon Go' warning

The “Pokemon Go” phenomenon, which has sparked controversy at sites such as the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, has prompted a safety warning from the U.S. military’s sprawling Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

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Senator voices concerns about 'Pokemon GO' data privacy

Just a day after “Pokemon GO” sparked controversy as characters in the game appeared in somber locations like the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Arlington National Cemetery, a U.S. senator has called for the company that makes the game to give “greater clarity” about how it handles users’ security and privacy.

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House committee invites Apple CEO Tim Cook, FBI Director James Comey to discuss encryption

Article Image Amid a firestorm of debate sparked by Apple’s decision to fight an FBI data request, the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce on Friday invited Apple CEO Tim Cook and FBI Director James Comey to offer testimony on the nuanced issues surrounding encryption.

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Senate committee chair mulls bill to punish companies that refuse decryption requests

Article Image Amid a raging digital security debate sparked by Apple’s fight to protect encryption FBI, the Senate Intelligence Committee is said to be working on legislation that would criminalize companies unwilling to comply with court-ordered decryption requests.

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Apple grants widow access to husband's Apple ID after demanding court order

Article Image Apple’s strict data protection policies sparked debate over so-called “digital legacy” issues this week, as the company refused to supply a recently widowed Canadian woman with her late husband’s Apple ID password.

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Joining Forces to Harness the Internet of Things


A rising tide of interest has sparked a series of competitive moves among the widening array of software and technology providers vying for a share of the rapidly expanding IoT market. The enormous promise has driven a growing number of large and small players to rebrand and reposition their product and service offerings to appeal to the curiosity of potential corporate and consumer customers. However, the more realistic players also are recognizing that they need to join forces to truly meet the rapidly evolving needs of their customers.

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