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06Sep 2016
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Take that, FBI: Apple goes all in on encryption

Apple’s newest encryption tool better secures files on all its devices, just the latest in a move to widespread encryption in the tech industry   Apple revealed a slew of new software features for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and desktop computers on Monday – yet omitted an important new technology that will better protect customers’ private data […]

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07Jul 2016
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Java API judge tells Oracle to suck it up, quit whining about the jury

An early attempt by Oracle to reverse Google’s victory in the Java API copyright saga has been shot down. This week, Judge William Alsup promptly snubbed [PDF] Big Red’s plea to dismiss Google’s fair use defense in the long-running court battle. Google was found to have infringed Oracle’s copyright by using 37 Oracle-owned Java class […]

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