Face ID is supposed to help you keep the information in your iPhone safe, but now it seems it's going to be more useful for law enforcement to get it
The change in policies comes after an investigation into the security holes left open by data brokers that left every cellphone user open to tracking.
Securus allows law enforcement to track prison inmates' phone calls, but one sheriff abused a feature from software vendor Securus to track other people's locations.
If Huawei were ever to come into a "worst-case scenario" and be left without Android and Google's services, would it still be able to compete?
The Trump White House has yet to sign off on key aspects of the net neutrality repeal. Sprint and T-Mobile and merging... again... and more in our show!
A criminal investigation is looking into whether the Chinese tech manufacturer violated US trade sanctions by doing business in Iran.
The Department of Justice is looking at whether AT&T and Verizon have colluded. As such, one bank analyst believes that the regulator's view on the industry may negatively impact chances of a merger of the nation's weakest major carriers.
Regulators have questions about whether Apple will block user referrals to competing music services like Spotify and Google Play and whether it will have an unfair competitive advantage with the access to existing referral data.
The GSMA has been working on a standard for embedded SIMs, which would allow users to switch carriers without the need to switch cards and would also get rid of carrier locking. Two carriers wanted to put the kibosh on that.
An investigation into the wireless industry's campaign to squash scientific evidence of links between cell phone use and increased cancer risks is making waves.
Developers are noting the crackdown Instagram is taking to its API usage while parent company Facebook is walking towards the spotlight in DC.
The social media company introduced single-page access to all of its privacy tools for users and is stepping off the gas pedal on a smart speaker, originally to be released in May.
Among many of them is the fact that Facebook collected the metadata of Android users' phone calls and text messages. The company says it was an opt-in procedure, but screenshots make the practice more vague than it seems.
Broadcom calls out Qualcomm for requesting an investigation into its acquisition campaign. These are two of the largest chipmakers in the wireless and mobile sectors.
The iPhone throttling scandal is far from over, as Apple still needs to answer questions from the US Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Planned obsolescence is starting to feel like company policy for Apple, and the main Italian antitrust authority may want to punish both Cupertino and Samsung for that.
Jia wants to work on an electric car-making joint venture in the United States, but the Chinese government wants to pull him back to pay his dues.
The two are fighting over a patent contract. One side says it's been in place for decades and fuels everything tech. The other says it's anti-competitive.
It's officially official now - Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 investigations are over, with findings and a quality enhancement plan going public in a few days.
Contrary to information provided from a company source to a Korean outlet, the wire service is being told that a different main reason for the blasts.
An official said that the smartphone fell victim to feature overload, poor design for heat dispersion and unchecked thermal runaway.
Don't expect a Galaxy S8 debut before March or April, as Samsung will only green-light development after concluding Note 7 investigation.
It may not mean anything or it could be everything, but Samsung went through its own private labs for Galaxy Note 7 battery testing.