Justice Department gets access to iPhone linked to Brooklyn drug case

The Justice Department said Friday it has withdrawn a request that sought a court order forcing Apple to assist in opening a locked iPhone 5s linked to a drug case in New York.

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Judge Delays Encryption Hearing After FBI Says It May Not Need Apple's Help


A federal magistrate judge on Monday granted the Department of Justice’s request to delay a much-anticipated court hearing that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Riverside, Calif. The court granted an indefinite stay, after the DoJ said it had found a possible method of accessing the encrypted iPhone of the San Bernardino terrorist without the help of Apple. The Justice Department said it would issue an update on April 5.

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Apple, US prosecutors to present and cross-examine witnesses at iPhone encryption hearing

Article Image The U.S. government filed, and was subsequently granted, a request to allow prosecutors and Apple attorneys the chance to present and cross examine witnesses at next week’s court hearing over unlocking an encrypted iPhone tied to last year’s San Bernardino attack.

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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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Billionaire Mark Cuban says Apple deserves a 'standing ovation' for fighting FBI on encryption

Article Image Apple did “exactly the right thing” by refusing a request from the U.S. government to create a backdoor to access a terrorist’s locked iPhone, billionaire Mark Cuban wrote in response to the encryption controversy this week.

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#BrusselsLockdown request for social media blackout prompts flood of cat pictures

A request from law enforcement not to tweet about the Brussels lockdown Sunday prompted an incredible response as Belgians used the hastag #BrusselsLockdown to tweet cat pictures.

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Walmart Catches the Drone Delivery Bug


Walmart on Monday filed a request with the Federal Aviation Administration to begin deploying commercial drones to transport goods from outside vendors to its distribution centers, as well as to customers’ homes. The company, which has been testing drones in indoor flights, wanted an exemption in order to deploy small unmanned aircraft systems, wrote Shekar Natarajan, Walmart vice president, logistics strategy, in a letter to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta. Its goal was to create a more efficient delivery system to move merchandise.

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This Kickstarter page will help you help refugees

Kickstarter is crowdfunding for Syria, at the request of the White House, which asked if the crowdfunding website could find ways for the US public to help Syrian refugees, the Guardian reports.

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Samsung denied rehearing of appeal over $400M patent infringement ruling

The U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday denied Samsung’s request for an en banc review of a previous decision that kept Apple’s patent infringement trial win largely intact, leaving the Supreme Court as the Korean company’s last recourse.

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Supreme Court to Hear 'Non-Injury' Privacy Class Action


The U.S. Supreme Court last month granted a request from Spokeo, a data aggregator, to consider whether the legal basis litigants must meet to file a claim in federal court should be broadly or narrowly defined. In the case, Spokeo, Inc. v. Thomas Robins, Thomas Robins is a resident of Virginia acting individually and as representative of a class. Google, Facebook, eBay and Yahoo submitted a joint brief in support of Spokeo. Separately, credit data firm Experian and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce also supported Spokeo.

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Google loses UK appeal in Safari cookie tracking case, could face trial

The U.K.’s Court of Appeal has denied Google’s request to block lawsuits from British consumers over the search giant’s disregard for Safari privacy restrictions designed to prevent advertisers from tracking users.



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AmazonFresh, USPS Could Be Marriage Made in Heaven


The U.S. Postal Service recently filed a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission for approval of a two-year test that would expand its collaboration with AmazonFresh, a service that offers same-day delivery of perishable groceries and other items. The postal service said the expanded test could bring in revenue of more than $10 million a year. The USPS has been collaborating with Amazon for years. It has delivered books, movies and consumer electronics. It recently began delivering dry food goods through the Amazon Prime Pantry service.

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