US President Donald Trump called for Apple to “step up to the plate” and suggested the company unlock iPhones used by the gunman behind the 6 December terrorist attack on a Florida Navy base.
Author Mark Gurman
Apple and the US government are once again at odds over access to iPhones involved in a terrorist attack, putting the world’s largest technology company under renewed pressure to weaken privacy features.
Apple’s top privacy executive defended the company’s use of encryption after recent clashes with law enforcement and politicians over access to information locked on iPhones.
Lenovo Group has showed off the inside of its foldable, $2 499 ThinkPad computer, which goes on sale mid-year, in order to instil confidence in a category that has had some technological setbacks.
Dell Technologies is trying to make its laptops more attractive to iPhone users. The computer maker said on Thursday it is releasing software that will let users mirror their iPhone’s screen on Dell laptops.
Apple has a secret team working on satellites and related wireless technology, striving to find new ways to beam data such as Internet connectivity directly to its devices, according to people familiar with the work.
A 20-month trade war between the US and China came to a head this week as a key deadline looms. This Sunday, 15% tariffs are due to kick in on the iPhone.
Apple has started selling its new Mac Pro desktop computer on Tuesday, complete with eye-watering pricing options that can push the cost north of $50 000.
Apple is overhauling how it tests software after a swarm of bugs marred the latest iPhone and iPad operating systems, according to people familiar with the shift.
Apple introduced its first major update to the MacBook Pro laptop in three years on Wednesday, adding a slightly larger screen to the top-end model, improved speakers and a better keyboard.