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Tim Cook Equates Phone Hacking Software to Cancer

Comey said there had been "plenty" of negotiations with Apple before the government sought the judge's order . Timothy D. Cook, Apple's chief executive, has said, "We would be prepared to take this issue all the way". A hearing called by the House Judiciary Committee for next Tuesday will be the first in Congress since Apple said it would challenge a court order to help unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers.

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Pre-order your Samsung S7 phones in UAE from today

In a surprise move, Samsung is not bringing in the Samsung S7 and is only launching the Samsung S7 Edge to Malaysia. However, one should know that benchmark tests usually mean nothing to the general user as design, comfort, features, and quality makes most of the decision-making rules for the end user.

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IPhone encryption: Facebook, Google and Microsoft offer Apple in-court support

Now, it's been revealed that several of these companies are planning to do more than just lend their vocal backing;  Alphabet , Facebook, and  Microsoft , along with several others, are planning to file a joint  amicus brief   supporting  Apple in its court case.

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Maldives to launch Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge

However, there are no significant differences between the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the S7 smartphones, at least, from afar. Unsurprisingly, the smaller-screened iPhone 6S is easily the more pocket-friendly with tighter dimensions and a lower weight.

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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 .