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Freedom 251 Makers Granted Interim Relief by Allahabad High Court

In some respite to India’s cheapest smartphone makers, the Allahabad High Court on Wednesday granted interim relief to Ringing Bells Pvt Ltd – the Noida-based firm that created a global buzz after announcing the launch of the controversial Freedom 251, a Rs. 251 smartphone, last month. While hearing the plea, the division bench of Justice B.K. Narayan and Justice Shashi ... Read More »

FBI’s iPhone Hack May Not Necessarily Crack Other Cases: Experts

The FBI’s discovery of a way to hack into the phone of one of the San Bernardino killers may not be the master key that allows prosecutors across the country to unlock iPhones in hundreds of more ordinary criminal cases. The FBI may not quickly share the technique it used with local law enforcement agencies, New York City Police Commissioner ... Read More »

Apple SVP Craig Federighi Calls FBI’s iPhone Demands ‘Disappointing’

Craig Federighi, Apple’s Senior Vice President says that law enforcement wants his company to roll back the security standard of the iOS mobile operating system to intentionally make it less secure. Strongly disagreeing with law enforcement’s stance on the matter, Federighi has pushed the company’s view forward and explained why it matters. Federighi in an opinion piece on the Washington ... Read More »

Apple Challenges FBI’s iPhone Demand as ‘Oppressive’

Apple on Thursday asked a court to quash a judicial order that would force the company to help the Justice Department unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, arguing that the order imposed an “unprecedented and oppressive” burden on the tech giant. The motion to vacate was the latest step in a high-stakes legal battle that ... Read More »