Technology, it seems, has come to the rescue in the dispute between the FBI and Apple over accessing the iPhone used by the San Bernardino terrorist... or has it?
Apple's live event Monday delivered what we thought it would, and the two stars of the show were the iPhone SE and the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. The latter might even replace the PC altogether, according to one Apple exec.
Apple's live event slated for March 21 is expected to be jam packed with unveilings, and the full release of iOS 9.3 is one of them. Some features of the updated mobile OS may prove especially helpful to enterprise users.
While there is a lot of talk here about how to better secure your company, an undercurrent at the RSA Conference is the row between Apple and the Federal Bureau of Investigation over the agency's access to data on an iPhone owned by the San Bernardino shooter.
Re/Code reports that three trade groups, including the Internet Association, the Computer and Communications Industry Association and the Internet Infrastructure Coalition, said that they will file briefs in support of Apple's arguments against the FBI.
FBI director James Comey admitted Tuesday that there were mistakes made during his agency's investigation of an iPhone linked to the San Bernardino attacks.
Employers will have greater control of company-issued iPhone with iOS 9.3, according to the Configuration Profile Reference on Apple's Developer website. IT admins will be able to dictate the layout of apps on users' iPhone homescreens.
Apple iOS-based malware appeared on top 20 list of malware for first time with XcodeGhost and FlexiSpy, according to the latest Nokia Threat Intelligence Lab report.
Apple is expected to release a 4-inch iPhone, a revamped iPad and new Apple Watch bands at a press event on March 21, reported BuzzFeed's John Paczkowski.
Protest rallies are popping up everywhere and the intensity of resistance is growing. Companies everywhere should not see this as solely a backlash against government, but a signal that consumers are not accepting big data intrusions as inevitable. Indeed, they're becoming more agitated and more mobilized. This bodes ill for companies who are still ignoring privacy issues.