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Commentary: Before the next tech revolution

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the iPhone’s debut, the start of a societal revolution that no one quite expected and a chance, perhaps, to reflect on the impact of the revolutionary technologies to come. The device was first ...

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Apple wants Congress to decide iPhone encryption issue

WASHINGTON — Apple Inc. will tell a federal judge this week in legal papers that its fight with the FBI over accessing a locked and encrypted iPhone should be kicked to Congress, rather than decided by courts, The Associated Press ...

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Apple began iPhone encryption fight last fall, in Brooklyn

Apple Encryption Thwarted Police

NEW YORK — By prosecutors’ count, Apple helped federal law enforcement agents extract information from iPhones in criminal investigations at least 70 times in seven years before suddenly expressing a change of heart last fall in an otherwise ordinary drug ...

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New York City police say iPhone encryption is thwarting investigations

NEW YORK — Police and prosecutors in New York City say encryption technology on Apple mobile phones is now routinely hindering criminal investigations. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. said Thursday that there are 175 Apple devices sitting in ...

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eDiscovery Update: Data wiping, missing iPhone leads to sanctions

Coons, Peter FEAT

A recent ruling from the Supreme Court in Albany County (HMS Holding Corp v. Arendt) caught my eye for numerous reasons. One was the court’s decision to levy sanctions for spoliation, and another was the overwhelming evidence put forward by ...

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Data show iPhone ‘kill switch’ cuts thefts

ALBANY — New crime data show Apple’s addition of a “kill switch” to its iPhones last September has sharply reduced robberies and thefts, authorities said Thursday. The report by state attorneys general, prosecutors, police and other officials from a year-old ...

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Epic patent trial over iPhone goes to jurors

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Nine Silicon Valley residents who presided over the epic three-week patent trial between smartphone titans Apple Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co. began deliberating the multibillion-dollar case Wednesday. Apple is demanding Samsung pay it $2.5 billion for ...

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IPhone’s Siri offers timesavers for lawyers

The iPhone 4S offers lawyers a valuable new tool that can speed up tasks and simplify phone use. Launched in October, the tool, called Siri, is Apple’s self-described “personal assistant.” Siri responds to human speech using voice recognition technology and ...

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App roundup: What lawyers are using

As lawyers increasingly perform their work on the go using mobile devices, work-related applications are more important than ever before. Lawyers USA (sister publication to The Daily Record) compiled the following a handful of useful apps for lawyers ...

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Apple starts selling unlocked iPhones in U.S.

NEW YORK CITY — Apple is selling "unlocked" iPhones in the U.S. for the first time, allowing owners to switch carriers to a limited extent. The unlocked iPhone 4s are listed Tuesday on Apple Inc.'s website for $649 and $749.

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