Apple’s Battle With FBI Underscores Android’s Poor State of Encryption: Report

Google CEO Sundar Pichai last month backed Apple in its ongoing fight with FBI over encryption. While privacy advocates welcomed Pichai’s stand on supporting Apple, they are still concerned about the poor state of encryption on Android devices. According to estimates, fewer than 10 percent of Android phones are encrypted….

HTC 10 Teaser Hints at ‘World Class, Front and Back’ Cameras

HTC may have not revealed launch date for its upcoming flagship smartphone but the company has been teasing the device on social platforms. The latest in the series teases the cameras on what is expected to be called the ‘HTC 10’ smartphone. The Taiwanese company in a tweet on Tuesday…

China’s ZTE Said to Appeal US Export Ban After Lobby Efforts Fail

China’s ZTE Corp will appeal tough US export restrictions imposed last week, according to a person familiar with the matter, after the telecom equipment maker’s costly lobbying effort failed to allay concerns about its business. The US Commerce Department imposed restrictions on US suppliers providing crucial components to ZTE for…

Apple Says FBI Out to ‘Rewrite History’ in iPhone Case

Apple Says FBI Out to ‘Rewrite History’ in iPhone Case Apple fired anew Tuesday at the US government’s legal fight to force it to break into an attacker’s iPhone, saying the tactic would “appall” the country’s founders. Apple dug into its legal position in a written filing ahead of a…