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Microsoft Says It Backs Apple in Case Over Terrorist's Phone

Sources familiar with the company's plans  tell BuzzFeed  News that Box is also planning to join an amicus brief, along with Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter. "The government's demand also violates Apple's Fifth Amendment right to be free from arbitrary deprivation of its liberties in that it would conscript Apple to develop software that undermines the security mechanisms of its own products".

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Microsoft to acquire mobile app start-up Xamarin

Financial terms of the deal were undisclosed. It's not that Xamarin and Microsoft weren't working closely together anyway. Xamarin has more than 15,000 customers and more than 1.3 million developers using the products, Guthrie said .

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Apple files motion to dismiss Federal Bureau of Investigation court order

The operating system they are asking for Apple to create, removes security features and adds a new anti-encryption capability that allows passcodes to be entered electronically, making it easier to unlock an iPhone by trying unlimited amounts of passcode combinations with the speed of a modern computer.

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A mobile phone just isn't enough any more

The slide-out battery can be replaced with a slide-in camera grip or hi-fi DAC music player, and other accessories include a rolling security bot. Samsung and Sony were at it too, the former with the Gear 360 camera and the latter with a projector that turns nearly any surface into a touchscreen and an earbud that doubles as a personal digital assistant, the Xperia Ear.

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Pokemon Sun and Moon Might Arrive Alongside 3DS Price Cut

Along with these Pokemon Sun and Moon features, we also know that the game is coming 2016. Nintendo   announced  just the other day that they would be holding a special  Pokemon Nintendo Direct  later in the week. Pokemon  is one of the largest franchises, with an unmatched number of fans. Some of them were also imported ( Ruby and Sapphire  -  Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire , from Gameboy Advance to Nintendo 3DS), as well as certain sequels ( Black 2  and  White 2 ).

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Microsoft 'Wholeheartedly' Supports Apple in FBI Encryption Case

Apple had until Friday to file its formal objection, but in submitting its brief on Thursday, the company got ahead of a scheduled shareholders meeting and took attention away from Comey, who defended the Justice Department's stance in two separate appearances before Congress.