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Apple says never worked with NSA on iPhone hacks

Apple says never worked with NSA on iPhone hacks

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc has never worked with the U.S. National Security Agency and is unaware of efforts to target its smartphones, the company said in response to reports that the spy agency had developed a system to hack into and monitor iPhones. Germany’s Der Spiegel reported this week that a secretive unit [...]

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Snapchat, Vine among top smartphone apps of 2013

Snapchat, Vine among top smartphone apps of 2013

TORONTO (Reuters) – Snapchat, Vine, and Candy Crush Saga earned coveted spots on smartphones this year, making them among the most downloaded apps of the year. There are more than a million apps on Apple Inc’s App Store and Google Inc’s Play store, the two dominant marketplaces for apps, which see billions of downloads each [...]

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Justice Department defends Apple monitor in e-books case

Justice Department defends Apple monitor in e-books case

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A bitter battle between Apple Inc and a lawyer appointed to monitor its compliance with a court antitrust ruling escalated on Monday, as the U.S. government and the monitor both hit back at Apple. Over the last two months, Apple has launched a broad legal attack on the monitor, Michael Bromwich, [...]

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