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Does an extremist's iPhone contain a "cyber pathogen"?

In case you are not familiar, the locked iPhone 5C belonged to Syed Rizwan Farook, who along with his wife, Tafsheen Malik, fatally shot 14 people and wounded 22 others during the attack. A court recently ordered that Apple comply with the FBI's investigation, yet the company has continued to refuse and is seeking to repeal that order.

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Tech groups, security experts back Apple

The case has pitted top officials of the Obama administration against one of the world's most admired and profitable companies. For its part, Apple has argued that the law does not require companies to actually write software in order to help law enforcement break into devices.

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Virtual reality will change our lives, says Facebook boss Zuckerberg

The presentation reinforces Zuckerberg's 2014 prediction that social experiences in the future will increasingly rely on VR technology. Zuckerberg argued that the rise of video-and live streaming, in particular-offers people a raw, unfiltered medium through which to share moments, unlike platforms like Instagram, where users often strive for perfection.

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Samsung's Galaxy S7 edge smartphone is missing a major new feature

Adoptable storage has some disadvantages as well, such as the fact that once it's enabled, it might reduce the read speed of the system. We've recently seen the Samsung Galaxy S7 being uncovered at the much anticipated Mobile World Congress 2016, and yeah, it looks great in the metal (just that the LG G5 is better in our opinion).

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Forza MotorSport 6: Apex Coming to Windows 10

Xbox One itself could "evolve" to have a more powerful hardware, not just a revision a la Xbox Slim we've dreamed about for a while. This is because the series works on a two year cycle. The title was apparently revealed at a San Francisco press event last week, at which Xbox boss Phil Spencer yet again reiterated Microsoft's PC intentions, stating: "We are 100 per cent committed to the PC-gaming space".

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Bernie Sanders' mega tax increases largest in peacetime history

The group said it was "beyond the scope of this analysis" to determine whether the revenue raised from Sanders' tax proposals would be enough to pay for his spending proposals. The last thing the campaign needed was for the headline Sanders Tax Plan Will Raise Taxes By $15 Trillion to be splashed all over the media. All taxpayers would face a new 2.2 percent tax on income and the cap would be lifted on the 6.2 percent Social Security payroll tax in income over $250,000.