San Francisco transit struck by ransomware attack, commuters ride for free

Travelers using services operated by the San Francisco Municipal Transport Authority were able to ride for free on Saturday, after the organization’s computer network was hit by a ransomware attack.

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Russian Regulators Scoop Apple Into Price-Fixing Probe


A Russian regulatory authority earlier this week named Apple, along with more than a dozen Russian retailers, as a target for an investigation into price-fixing activities. The Federal Antimonopoly Service, or FAS, has seen signs of price-setting coordination among iPhone resellers in Russia, according to a notice published on the agency’s website. A preliminary investigation revealed that since last fall, when Apple introduced the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in Russia, a majority of resellers have maintained the same prices for some time.

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New York City's MTA plans to debut smartphone-based transit payments by mid-2018

Article Image The Metropolitan Transit Authority of New York issued a public bid on Wednesday, asking for proposals for a new contactless ticketing system to replace the MetroCard, and potentially allow iPhone users to pay for public transit on their smartphone.

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Leaked Senate encryption bill called 'ludicrous, dangerous' by security experts

Article Image A proposed U.S. Senate draft bill that would give courts the authority to compel tech company compliance in law enforcement requests to encrypted data leaked online Thursday night, and by Friday security experts and civil rights advocates were dismantling the policy, calling it ill-informed and potentially dangerous.

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US appeals ruling on accessing data in New York iPhone case

Calling a New York judge’s ruling “an unprecedented limitation” on judicial authority, the Justice Department asked a Brooklyn federal court on Monday to reverse a decision that said Apple Inc. wasn’t required to pry open a locked iPhone.

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Italian antitrust body investigating Apple, others over 'freemium' app sales

Italy’s Antitrust and Competition Authority on Friday said it is investigating whether Apple, Google, Amazon and Gameloft mislead the public into spending money on so-called “freemium” apps that offer in-app purchases.



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