Sep 29, 2016

Toyama man arrested over sale of 'jailbroken' iPhones

A man who allegedly sold iPhones modified to allow unauthorized apps to be installed was arrested Thursday on suspicion of breaking a trademark law, in the first such arrest in Japan over the sale of “jailbroken” iPhones, police said. Daisuke Ikeda, a 24-year-old resident ...

IPhone ready to play catch-up in Japan with swipe-to-pay chips

Aug 26, 2016

IPhone ready to play catch-up in Japan with swipe-to-pay chips

Apple Inc. is planning a new iPhone feature for Japan that will let people pay for mass-transit rides with their smartphones instead of physical payment cards. A future iPhone will include technology called FeliCa, a mobile tap-to-pay standard in Japan developed by Sony Corp., ...

Mideast activist's spyware find prompts iPhone security boost

Aug 26, 2016

Mideast activist's spyware find prompts iPhone security boost

A botched attempt to break into the iPhone of an Arab activist using hitherto unknown espionage software has trigged a global upgrade of Apple’s mobile operating system, researchers said Thursday. The spyware took advantage of three previously undisclosed weaknesses in Apple’s mobile operating system ...