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WhatsApp Also Offers Their Support To Apple In Encryption Debate

02/18/2016, Ever since it was revealed that Apple was ordered by the courts to unlock an iPhone by creating software that provided law enforcement authorities backdoor access, many have come forward in support for Apple’s stance and refusal on the matter. For...

LA Hospital Gives In, Pays $17,000 In Ransomware

02/17/2016, The other day it looks like hackers managed to get ahold of the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center’s IT system and shut it down. They then demand that the hospital pay them $3.6 million in ransom if they wanted their systems back online and...

Indonesian Government Bans Tumblr Over Pornography

02/17/2016, Just last week, the Indonesian government announced that they would be clamping down on apps that had emojis or stickers that contained homosexual content. An unsurprising move given the country’s religious beliefs. However it looks like the government...

Google Throws Their Support Behind Apple On Encryption Debate

02/17/2016, Just recently, a court ordered Apple to help the FBI unlock the phone of one of the shooters in the San Bernardino shootings. They also asked Apple to create a software (essentially a backdoor) that would allow the FBI access to said phone. Obviously...

Apple Ordered To Unlock The San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone

02/17/2016, The FBI has been trying for the past 2 months to unlock the iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters without any success, however it seems that they could be catching a break as a US federal judge has ordered Apple to unlock the iPhone by...

Google Says They Collect Student Information, But Not To Target Ads

02/16/2016, Google has recently come under fire for allegedly collecting information about students who are enrolled in universities which uses Google’s services, like Gmail, for their school’s email. In fact earlier this month, students at UC-Berkeley claimed...

Indonesian Government Wants To Ban All “Gay” Emojis

02/12/2016, In the recent years, social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, along with messaging apps like WhatsApp, LINE, and etc. have grown to become more inclusive and thoughtful about people from different backgrounds and sexual preferences. For example...

Apple Sued Over Haptic Feedback Technology

02/12/2016, One of the new features Apple introduced to the Apple Watch and the iPhone 6s is Force Touch/3D Touch technology, where upon pressing hard on the screen will elicit a different command/function. However it seems that one company by the name of Immersion...

Apple Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over “Error 53”

02/11/2016, Last week we reported that in the latest iOS update, some users have reported that their iPhones were bricked after updating to it. The reason is because these users were found to have gotten their phones repaired from unofficial parties that might have...

Proposed Bill Could Ban States From Demanding Encryption Backdoors

02/10/2016, There has been a huge debate in the US regarding encryption, in which many tech companies are fighting against requests from law enforcement agencies to provide them with backdoor access to computers and mobile devices. The argument is that if they were...

Google Updates Right To Be Forgotten To Appease The EU

02/10/2016, For those who are unaware, a couple of years ago Google launched a Right to be Forgotten program. Basically what this does is that it supposedly removes links in Google search to any articles or websites that might contain information about you that you...

Police Force Man In Norway To Unlock iPhone With Touch ID

02/10/2016, One of the debates in the US right now is with regards to encryption, in which the authorities believe that in the event of a crime, they should be able to access information on a suspect’s phone. However tech companies like Apple and Google have made...