Encryption battle reignited as U.S. at loggerheads with Apple

Business / Tech Jan 15, 2020

Encryption battle reignited as U.S. at loggerheads with Apple

Apple Inc. and the U.S. government are at loggerheads for the second time in four years over the unlocking of iPhones connected to a mass shooting, reviving debate over law enforcement access to encrypted devices. Attorney General Bill Barr claimed Monday that Apple failed to ...

Apple and Goldman Sachs roll out virtual credit card

Business / Corporate Aug 9, 2019

Apple and Goldman Sachs roll out virtual credit card

Apple Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. rolled out a virtual credit card on Tuesday, which will help the iPhone-maker diversify from device sales and also build out the Wall Street bank's new consumer business. With the card, Apple aims to draw in iPhone owners ...

Samsung delays Galaxy Fold phone launch over screen problems

Business / Tech Apr 23, 2019

Samsung delays Galaxy Fold phone launch over screen problems

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. said it will delay the retail launch of its Galaxy Fold smartphone for an unspecified period of time after reviewers discovered problems with the display, a hit to the reputation of the world's largest handset maker. Last week, reviewers started posting ...

Samsung smartphone users get a shock: They can't delete Facebook

Business / Tech Jan 9, 2019

Samsung smartphone users get a shock: They can't delete Facebook

Nick Winke, a photographer in the Pacific Northwest, was perusing internet forums when he came across a complaint that alarmed him: On certain Samsung Electronics Co. smartphones, users aren't allowed to delete the Facebook app. Winke bought his Samsung Galaxy S8, an Android-based device that ...