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With its retreat in New York, the FBI has lost the encryption fight - The Verge

As 2015 drew to a close, you might be forgiven for thinking the encryption debate was all talk. There had been a lot of speeches and it was clear the FBI didn't like Apple's default encryption system — but what could they actually do about it? They ...and more »

Government withdraws from New York iPhone unlocking case - The Verge

The Justice Department has withdrawn from its legal dispute with Apple over a locked iPhone in New York, the government said in a court filing made late Friday. The department said the FBI no longer needs the company's help unlocking the phone ...and more »

Federal Prosecutors Drop Court Case to Force Apple to Unlock iPhone - Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—The Justice Department on Friday night dropped a court case trying to force Apple Inc. to help authorities open a locked iPhone, adding new uncertainty to the government's standoff with the technology company over encryption.and more »

Have we seen the last of the All Writs Act in the encryption fight? - TechCrunch

A judge today officially put an end to the fight between the Justice Department and Apple over unlocking the iPhone of a New York man convicted of selling drugs. U.S. District Judge Margo Brodie denied as moot the government's request to force Apple to ...and more »

IT pros confident in Apple iOS data protection, encryption - TechTarget

Apple iOS data protection technology is a tough nut to crack, according to IT professionals who cite its wide range of capabilities. Apple's iOS encryption has been a major topic of conversation lately, in light of the dispute between Apple and the FBI ...and more »

So, Did the FBI Find Anything on that San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone? - Fortune

A version of this post titled “Nothing is something” originally appeared in the Cyber Saturday edition of Data Sheet, Fortune's daily tech newsletter. The latest—and last?—development in the Federal Bureau of Investigation's San Bernardino probe ...and more »

iPhone SE Review - Best Phone... of 2012 - Softpedia News

Share: DESIGN AND BUILD QUALITY, HARDWARE. CAMERA, BATTERY. SOFTWARE, CONCLUSIONS. Although it indeed brought some eagerly awaited hardware upgrades, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus failed to boost the ever-growing iPhone sales, so it ...and more »

Why You Might Want to Skip iPhone 7 and Wait for 8 - Tom's Guide

Tom Petty may have been right about the waiting being the hardest part, but if you've hesitated at pulling the trigger on a new iPhone purchase up until now, your waiting could pay dividends by this time next year, as Apple is reportedly planning a ...and more »

Analyst Predicts 2017 iPhone 8 'Mega Cycle' With OLED, Wireless Charging, and No Home Button - Mac Rumors

Rumors surrounding this year's iPhone 7 have focused on its removal of the 3.5mm headphone jack, and its 2017 successor has even been the center of a few reports, but this week Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz has speculated Apple will skip its ...and more »

DOJ withdraws motion to force Apple to unlock NYC iPhone [u] - Apple Insider

The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday withdrew an appeal seeking Apple's help in accessing data from a locked iPhone 5s tied to an ongoing New York drug case, saying an unnamed individual furnished the device passcode on Thursday. Armed with the ...and more »