Apple claims its opening of the kernel was deliberate
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A deliberate own goal

Yesterday we ran a story which said Apple may have cocked up by forgetting to encrypt its kernel. Now Jobs' Mob has claimed it did it deliberately.

Apple’s latest security mess
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Opened up the kernel for inspection

With its release of iOS 10 Apple appears to have forgotten to encrypt the kernel, leaving security researchers baffled and virus writers rubbing their paws with glee.

Samsung takes eBanking fight to US
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On Apple’s home turf with a cheaper easier product

Smartphone leader Samsung is taking its eBanking product to the home turf of its rival Apple.

Apple starts paying out for running ebook cartel
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$400 million for trying to fix the price of ebooks

One of Steve Jobs’ more despicable moments has finally cost his fruity cargo cult money.

Waterproofing mobiles will backfire
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Xiaomi warns it could all go so wrong

The trend towards waterproofing smartphones could end badly, according to Xiaomi CEO Lin Jun.

Apple copied Chinese design for iPhone 6
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Court ruling means it could face a ban

Apple’s Chinese troubles deepened after a court decided that it had stolen the design for the iPhone 6 from a local smartphone maker.

Why Apple deal is not so important to Qualcomm
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Apples are not the only fruit

The Tame Apple Press has been running down Qualcomm since its favourite company announced it was buying chips from Intel, but there are good reasons why the American chipmaker should not care that much.

China shanghais the smartphone business
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Goodnight US and Korea

Chinese companies are swamping the top of the pops of smartphone makers and while Samsung and Apple are the main brand leaders, companies based behind the Great Wall take up the rest of the spots.

What Apple forgot to mention
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Our list of coming Apple “attractions”

Apple appears to have written of this year as too horrible to mention, and its much hyped announcements at Apple WWDC 2016 were nothing more than a loud sounding yawn. But what should they have said?

Out-of-date Apple asleep behind the wheel
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Opinon: Big announcement turns out time for a snooze

Apple had a chance yesterday to convince the world that it had not run out of ideas, it was no longer dependent on China, and had a cunning plan to save itself from obscurity – it failed.