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Proposed Senate bill underscores high-tech battle between security and privacy

The Senate Intelligence Committee delivered a draft of a long-awaited encryption bill, setting the stage for another high-profile debate pitting national security against consumer privacy. And it came just as California legislators killed a similar effort.

Report: Apple quietly reveals support for WebRTC

It appears that Apple is adding support for WebRTC to WebKit, the engine that powers its Safari browser. The company updated its WebKit website to add WebRTC to a list of features that are "in development."

Report: FBI hired professional hackers, not Cellebrite, to unlock San Bernardino iPhone

The FBI paid professional hackers a one-time fee to unlock a San Bernardino terrorist's iPhone rather than employing the Israeli firm Cellebrite, according to a  Washington Post  report.

Apple Watch shipments tipped to decline by 25% in 2016

Apple is expected to face tougher conditions in the wearable device market in 2016, with an analyst at investment bank KGI Securities forecasting sales of the Apple Watch will fall by at least a quarter year-on-year.

Fluent: 'Consumer adoption is there' for Apple Watch

The Apple Watch has had an underwhelming first year, according to new data from the advertising technology company Fluent. Only 47 percent of respondents in a survey of 2,500 American adults agreed that "the Apple Watch is a successful product," the company said, and only 62 percent of regular users of Apple products deemed the wearable successful.

Wireless carriers enjoying increased percentage of iPhone sales- at Apple's expense

U.S. consumers are increasingly buying iPhones from carriers or other retailers rather than Apple, according to a new report obtained by The Wall Street Journal.

Huawei attacks high-end smartphone market with the P9, but largely skips U.S. market

Huawei continues to attack the high end of the smartphone market with this week's launch of the P9 device at a high-profile event in London. Huawei executive Richard Yu touted the company's new flagship Android device, comparing its specs favorably with Apple's iPhone 6s and Samsung's Galaxy S7, both top-of-the-line handsets.

Apple's iPhone SE takes on new Android models as worldwide smartphone market rebounds in 2016

The worldwide smartphone market will rebound slightly in 2016, CCS Insight predicted, gaining 2.9 percent over "a weak 2015." And according to new data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, the new iPhone SE could account for a respectable chunk of that growth.

Apple faces near €50M charge in French challenge to mobile operator contracts

Apple faced a legal challenge to its mobile operator contracts in France that could cost the company nearly €50 million ($56.7 million) in repayments if the claims are accepted by a domestic court.

Report: French regulators seeking $55M from Apple over alleged anticompetitive demands in carrier contracts

Federal regulators in France are reportedly seeking more than $55 million from Apple over claims the company illegally exerts power over carriers.
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