FBI Cracks iPhone, Drops Court Case v Apple
The FBI today said it has unlocked the iPhone involved in the San Bernardino shooting case without Apple's help. An outside organization offered to help open the locked iPhone for the FBI last week after Apple refused to help. The FBI put its case against Apple on hold pending the viability of the third-party's claim. After assessing the method, the FBI was able to unlock the iPhone in question and is now examining the contents within. Apple did not immediately offer comment on the FBI's apparent breakthrough. The FBI has dropped its case against Apple.
Sep 30, 2020
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Jan 8, 2021
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Feb 22, 2021
Clipper Card — the universal transit fare card for all 24 San Francisco Bay Area transit agencies — will be supported in Apple Pay and Google Pay digital wallets "this spring". Residents and visitors will be able to add a stored-value Clipper card to their digital wallet and tap their phones to ride transit, replacing a physical Clipper card.
Mar 30, 2021
Google today announced a variety of new features for its Google Maps app. The flashiest is indoor Live View for select airports, transit stations, and malls.
And Apple is trying to play it off like they really care about our privacy, although in truth they've helped various facets of the government break directly into untold numbers of devices for Years, and they were one of the original privacy sellout tech firms.
Not to mention all the backend support they give governments without our knowledge, like back when they let the NSA setup a room in one of their datacenters, or the nine other ways t...
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Don't know if they were the ones to unlock it or someone else.