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Spotlight: Google launches its Calendar app for iPhones

Google on Tuesday launched its Calendar app for the iPhone, reports VentureBeat.

CIA motto: If you can't get cooperation, subvert

Faced with Apple's intransigence over data encryption, the U.S. government appears to have taken matters into its own hands, working on its own methods for getting into data on Apple devices.

Java Junkies rejoice! Starbucks' mobile app lets you order and pay in advance for your latte

For those who can't wait for their caramel flan latte, Starbucks has got you covered. You can order your favorite beverage, pay for it and pick it up at the store without waiting in line.

Attackers take advantage of theft victims to get iCloud login credentials

Attackers are launching phishing attacks against victims of iPhone and iPad theft to track victims into supplying iCloud log-in credentials, according to security firm Symantec.

Spotlight: Shifts for iOS helps workers who don't work 9 to 5

Shifts for iOS enables users to keep track of irregular work shifts on their iPhone, according to a TechRepublic article.

Thunderstrike bootkit further erodes Apple's reputation for rock-solid security

IT security types prefer Apple devices because of their reputation for strong security, but the recent discovery of the Thunderstrike bootkit could call into question that security reputation.

News Scan: This time, Apple wants the iPhone to bend; Wearables attract enterprises, frustrate consumers; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Jan. 6, including a potential iPhone that is meant to bend, wearables hit or miss depending on the market, the likely path of the small drone industry, how Samsung plans to get connected and what Amsterdam is doing to better inform its citizens.

Shaky iCloud security takes another hit

The release of a new hacking tool targeting iCloud's Apple ID dictionary is not reassuring for iPhone users and others who store data, knowingly or unknowingly, on iCloud.

Will lawsuit against Apple affect enterprise use?

As widely reported, two Florida residents filed a lawsuit in California alleging that their 16GB iPhones, iPads and iPods had less usable space than Apple promised and that the usable space was reduced further by upgrading to iOS 8.  Such allegations are unlikely to help Apple in its effort to gain enterprise market share from Android devices, which are by far the most popular among smartphone users.

Starwood CEO ditches PC for iPhone, iPad with keyboard

Frits van Paasschen, CEO of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, has ditched his PC for an iPhone and an iPad with a keyboard.