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FBI overstates encryption stats - but there's no number high enough

27 days ago   |   By iMore

FBI repeatedly overstating encryption threat figures to Congress and to the U.S. public is sloppy, but privacy is critical even if the number was one.
The FBI wants companies like Apple to provide back doors into operating systems like iOS, and one of the reasons is the number of encrypted devices the bureau has and wants access to. But, that number may not be what the FBI has been reporting.
From The Washington Post :
The FBI has repeatedly provided grossly inflated statistics to Congress and the public about the extent of problems posed by encrypted cellphones, claiming investigators...
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Apple iPhone accounted for 42% of U.S. smartphone sales in Q1, nearly double Samsung's share

Apple iPhone accounted for 42% of U.S. smartphone sales in Q1, nearly double Samsung's share

27 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

According to the latest data compiled by Counterpoint Research, the Apple iPhone had quite an amazing first quarter in the U.S. We will get to that shortly. Based on actual sales, all manufacturers sold a total of 38.7 million handsets in the states during the three months from January through March. That was the first time in three years that quarterly sales in the U.S. totaled less than 40 million units. And it was an 11% decline from the 43.7 million units sold in the same quarter last year. Counterpoint blames the decline on fewer postpaid promotions in the period. It also pointed out ...
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