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Samsung S7: Seriously Eroding iPhone Prices

Although the new Samsung Galaxy S7 outdistances the iPhone 6S family on virtually every performance metric, the real threat is the S7 undermining iPhone sales pricing. The new Samsung (SSNLF:NASDAQ) S7 beats Apple Inc. (AAPL:NASDAQ) iPhone 6S in screen pixels,

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Apple CEO: Unlocking iPhone ‘Bad For America’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Complying with a court order to help the FBI unlock an iPhone linked to one of the San Bernardino killers would be “bad for America” and set a legal precedent that would offend many U.S. residents, argued Apple’s chief executive officer Tim Cook on Wednesday.

Apple CEO Tim Cook shows off the iPhone 6 on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California

Microsoft Announces Support for Apple in Encryption Controversy

Microsoft founder Bill Gates offered some muddled support for the government in the FBI’s standoff against Apple over data encryption, while his company has been a “tepid” supporter of Apple, in the estimation of The Verge… until today, when Microsoft announced it “wholeheartedly” supports the rival tech giant and will file a “friend of the court” brief on its behalf.

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