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How Russia Is Strong-Arming Apple

Moscow is demanding control over users’ personal data.

A billboard advertising Apple's iPhone security is displayed during the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Jan. 7. (David Becker/Getty Images)

Surveillance Is a Tech Problem, but It Requires a Policy Solution

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Europe Says Apple Owes More than $14 Billion in Unpaid Taxes

European authorities allege Apple paid less than 1 percent on some of its profits.

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Apple Will Pay Hackers for Security Vulnerabilities

The tech giant to offer up to $200,000 for developers who find flaws in its mobile operating system.

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Microsoft Wins Closely Watched Email Privacy Case Over Feds

Federal agents can't get access to emails stored overseas, court rules.

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FBI Confirms it Won’t Reveal iPhone Exploit to Apple

The bureau says it has too little information about the exploit used to hack the San Bernardino gunman's device.

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Comey: FBI Becoming ‘Prolific Hacker’ Won’t End Encryption Crisis

James Comey says the FBI "paid a ton of dough" for the San Bernardino exploit, but that it doesn't work for other devices.

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FBI Paid at Least $1.3 Million to Break Into Apple iPhone

Bureau chief Jim Comey said the exploit cost more than he will make during the remainder of his tenure.

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FBI Tech Boss: Govt. Hacking Won’t Solve Encryption Crisis

Amy Hess, the FBI’s executive assistant director for science and technology, says the bureau lacks the chops to consistently hack devices.

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DOJ Reopens Fight With Apple Over iPhone Access

The Justice Department wants access to the iPhone 5s belonging to a methamphetamine dealer.

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Round One Goes to the FBI, But the Crypto War Isn’t Over

Washington found a way of hacking a terrorist's iPhone without going to court with Apple, but the battle over encryption is only getting started.

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FBI Hacks Terrorist’s iPhone, Defusing Standoff With Apple

The U.S. Justice Department has successfully hacked into an iPhone at the center of a heated legal battle with Apple.

European Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager.

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These 25 Companies Are More Powerful Than Many Countries

Going stateless to maximize profits, multinational companies are vying with governments for global power. Who is winning?

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SecDef to Silicon Valley: Can’t We Just be Friends?

Ash Carter preaches cooperation but has no solution on how to solve the government’s encryption fight with Apple.

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 23: A protestor holds up an iPhone that reads, "No Entry" outside of the the Apple store on 5th Avenue on February 23, 2016 in New York City. Protestors gathered to support Apple's decision to resist the FBI's pressure to build a "backdoor" to the iPhone of Syed Rizwan, one of the two San Bernardino shooters. (Photo by )

In Silicon Valley, Sparks Fly Over Apple Battle

The RSA Conference begins on a sour note as Washington clashes with the tech community over encryption.

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Washington Has a Very Washington-Like Solution for the Apple-FBI Crypto War

A new legislative proposal wants to create a commission to study proposals to balance national security and privacy.

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FBI and Apple Ratchet Up Their War of Words

Tim Cook and James Comey issue dueling statements over a high-profile fight about whether Apple should be forced to help the FBI in a terror case.

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