Manhattan DA demands Google, Apple implement back doors, kill end-to-end encryption

Cyrus Vance
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance has long hated encryption, but he’s stepped up his attack. Vance wants a federal ban on end-to-end encryption like that offered by Google and Apple in their respective operating systems.

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Apple Store brings same-day Postmates deliveries to Manhattan

Article Image Apple on Tuesday updated its online store to allow same-day deliveries in Manhattan, offered through its partner for the service, Postmates.

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Microsoft Opens Tony Fifth Avenue Store


Microsoft on Monday opened its flagship store in Manhattan. With an area of more than 22,000 square feet, it’s the company’s largest store and its 113th brick-and-mortar retail establishment. It’s also the first Microsoft store that’s two stories high. The company gutted a 1930s building that was previously a Fendi store and replaced the street-facing facade with giant glass panes. The building has a 40- by 20-foot exterior culture wall that will display noncommercial artistic images.

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Manhattan district attorney grabs attention saying iPhone will become 'device of choice' for terrorists

In a weekend conversation on radio station WNYM/970 AM, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. called the iPhone “the terrorists’ communication device of choice,” owing to the default disk encryption present in iOS 8.



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First look: DJI's new Phantom 3 drone is more powerful, affordable & integrated with Apple's iOS

DJI took the wraps off its new Phantom 3 drone on Wednesday in Manhattan, and AppleInsider was there to get a first look at the more powerful and more affordable model, which also boasts tighter integration with Apple’s iOS platform.



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B&H Photo's Manhattan superstore opens prestigious Apple-authorized mini-store

This week, B&H Photo Video’s Midtown Manhattan superstore became the first of its kind to have an Apple-sanctioned store-within-a-store, showcasing the electronics maker’s full lineup of Macs, iPads, Beats and accessories in Apple’s familiar retail style.



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Amazon's retail experiment will also include California 'pop-up' stores for holiday season

In addition to a new permanent fixture in Manhattan, Amazon will be dabbling in the retail market with a pair of new temporary locations in San Francisco and Sacramento this holiday season to push sales of its hardware, the company has confirmed.



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Flailing Barnes & Noble Turns to Google to Help Fend Off Amazon


Some Barnes & Noble customers in Manhattan, West Los Angeles, and the San Francisco Bay Area will be able to get same-day delivery of their purchases through Google Shopping Express, according to media reports that surfaced Thursday. Barnes & Noble CEO Michael Huseby described the teamup as a test and a way to increase book sales both online and from its brick-and-mortar stores. B&N is floundering, having closed 63 stores in the past five years, and “could use any additional sales they could garner,” said IDC’s Scott Strawn.

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