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  • Voodoo Fest iPhone theft yields seizure of 27 guns, $21K

    November 8, 2016 1:51 PM

    HARVEY - Authorities say a search for an iPhone stolen during a New Orleans music festival yielded a cache of drugs, 27 firearms and more than $21,000 in cash inside a Harvey home. Citing an arrest report, a woman used an app to track her iPhone to the home after... more »
  • Armed robber steals smartphones from Prairieville phone store

    October 12, 2016 3:13 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE – Deputies in Ascension Parish are investigating an armed robbery at a Verizon Wireless Store last week. Investigators say the crime happened on Oct. 3 around 7:39 p.m. at the Verizon Wireless Store on Airline Highway. An unknown black man, armed with a handgun, entered the store and... more »
  • AP, other media sue FBI for details on iPhone hacking tool

    September 16, 2016 12:55 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Associated Press and two other news organizations have sued the FBI to learn who it paid and how much it spent to hack into a locked iPhone as part of a California terrorism investigation. The suit was filed Friday in federal court in Washington under the Freedom... more »
  • It will now cost just $29 to fix a cracked iPhone

    September 8, 2016 1:32 PM

    NEW YORK — For those prone to cracking iPhone screens, Apple just made the blow a little easier on your wallet. Following its iPhone 7 announcement on Wednesday, the company made a few adjustments to its AppleCare+ warranty plan. Most notably, it dropped the price for repairing a... more »
  • Nintendo's Mario comes to the iPhone

    September 7, 2016 3:01 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - The video game character Mario is coming to iPhones. CEO Tim Cook said the popular Japanese game had been missing until now. Shigeru Miyamoto, described as the "Father of Mario" from Nintendo, said through a translator that "Super Mario Runs" is designed to be played one-handed -... more »
  • Apple will swap revolver emoji with squirt gun

    August 6, 2016 9:00 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Apple is disarming - or at least it's dumping an emoji that depicts a realistic-looking revolver and replacing it with a brightly colored toy water pistol instead. The tech giant is releasing some new emoji images for iPhone and iPad users who use the cartoonish icons... more »
  • iOS software update will allow users to register as organ donors

    July 5, 2016 2:10 PM

    Apple's latest iOS software update will soon allow users to register themselves for organ donation directly from their iPhone. On Tuesday, the company announced that when iOS 10 launches in the fall, iPhone and iPad users can register through the updated Health app. Users can add themselves to the National... more »
  • Patent dispute could block Apple's iPhone 6 sales in Beijing

    June 17, 2016 4:15 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Apple is embroiled in a Chinese patent dispute that threatens to block future sales of the iPhone 6 in Beijing unless the company can overturn a regulator's recent ruling. The potential ban stems from a decision issued last month by the Beijing Intellectual Property Office. The agency... more »
  • iPhone users rejoice as Apple announces default apps will be deletable

    June 13, 2016 5:52 PM

    CUPERTINO, Calif. - Among Apple’s announcements to come out of the company’s most recent developer conference, few have caused as much internet-based exuberance as the coming ability for iPhone users to delete the default apps that come installed on the device. Since the iPhone debuted in 2007, large numbers... more »
  • FBI releases new version of app to help ID missing children

    May 24, 2016 1:11 PM

    The FBI announced recently the reboot of an app that provides parents with a way to store their children’s pictures and information in case their children go missing. The app, called Child ID App, allows users to store images and physical descriptions that could help responders in the event of... more »
  • Body found in Apple conference room

    April 27, 2016 4:24 PM

    CUPERTINO, Calif. - Authorities responded to Apple's main campus in California for a report of a body in a conference room. KTVU reported that Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies say they were called to the scene shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday. The gender, name, and age of the dead person... more »
  • Boat and iPhone of teens lost at sea discovered months later

    April 23, 2016 9:09 PM

    TEQUESTA, Fla. - The parents of one of two teenagers lost at sea last summer say their boat and an iPhone has been found. The Palm Beach Post reported Saturday that the parents of Perry Cohen said the 19-foot long boat was spotted 100 miles off the coast of Bermuda.... more »
  • FBI head suggests agency paid more than $1M to access iPhone

    April 21, 2016 3:21 PM

    WASHINGTON - FBI Director James Comey has hinted that the FBI paid more than $1 million to break into the locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers. At an Aspen Security Forum event in London on Thursday, Comey said the FBI had paid an unidentified third-party... more »
  • FBI unlocks San Bernardino gunman's iPhone without Apple; Dispute connected to BR woman's murder

    March 28, 2016 6:09 PM

    WASHINGTON - The FBI has unlocked the phone of the terrorist responsible for the San Bernardino attacks without the help of Apple. The Justice Department is expected to withdraw its legal action against apple. A federal magistrate in California ordered the company in mid-February to assist the FBI in unlocking... more »
  • Apple planning product launch on March 21

    March 10, 2016 5:54 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Apple has announced its next product launch event will be on March 21. The tech giant provided no details, in keeping with its usual effort to build anticipation before it announces new products. An invitation sent to reporters said only "Let us loop you in." Apple's headquarters... more »
  • Apple, FBI stake out competing sides in encryption debate

    March 1, 2016 1:40 PM

    WASHINGTON - The high-stakes legal fight between Apple Inc. and the Justice Department over a locked iPhone is moving from the courts to Congress. FBI Director James Comey and Apple chief lawyer Bruce Sewell are appearing before the House Judiciary Committee for a hearing on encryption Tuesday afternoon. ... more »
  • NY judge scolds US in its fight with Apple over iPhone data

    March 1, 2016 3:55 AM

    WASHINGTON- A New York jurist is scolding the government for efforts to shame Apple for refusing to surrender information from customers' iPhones. U.S. Magistrate Judge James Orenstein said Monday that the government is stretching a 1789 law to get "impermissibly absurd results." His Brooklyn ruling in a drug case came... more »
  • NY judge: US cannot make Apple provide iPhone data

    February 29, 2016 4:48 PM

    NEW YORK - A New York judge says the U.S. Justice Department cannot force Apple to provide the FBI with access to locked iPhone data in a routine Brooklyn drug case. U.S. Magistrate Judge James Orenstein ruled Monday. The decision follows a California magistrate judge's order requiring Apple to create... more »
  • Apple: Order could lead to more hacking requests

    February 25, 2016 4:16 PM

    WASHINGTON - Apple has asked a federal magistrate to vacate her order that it help the FBI hack into a locked iPhone. The company said in a court filing Thursday that the FBI is seeking "dangerous power" through the courts. The filing represents Apple's first official response since... more »
  • Apple's Cook: Complying with FBI demand 'bad for America'

    February 24, 2016 5:45 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Apple CEO Tim Cook is defending his company's decision to resist an FBI demand for help cracking an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters. Cook told a television interviewer Wednesday that it was both the "hard" and "right" thing to do. He also... more »
  • Apple to tell judge in California case: Congress must decide

    February 23, 2016 4:56 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Associated Press has learned that Apple Inc. will tell a judge this week in legal papers that its fight with the FBI over iPhone encryption should be kicked to Congress, rather than decided by courts. Apple will also argue that a court order to help it hack... more »
  • Common software would have let FBI unlock shooter's iPhone

    February 21, 2016 3:00 PM

    WASHINGTON - The county government that owned the iPhone at the heart of legal battle between Apple and the Justice Department paid for but never installed a feature that would have allowed the FBI to easily and immediately unlock the phone. The phone is central to a terrorism investigation into... more »
  • Protests to rally across US to back Apple in battle with FBI

    February 20, 2016 4:07 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Protesters are preparing to assemble in more than 30 cities to lash out at the FBI for obtaining a court order that requires Apple to make it easier to unlock an encrypted iPhone used by a gunman in December's mass murders in California. The protests organized by... more »
  • Profit or patriotism? What's driving fight between US, Apple

    February 18, 2016 4:35 PM

    WASHINGTON - Battling in public broadsides, Apple Inc. and the government are making their cases before anyone steps into a courtroom over a judge's order forcing Apple to help the FBI hack into an iPhone in a sensational terrorism case. Listen closely, because the Obama administration and Apple are framing... more »
  • NY law enforcement: Apple encryption helps criminals

    February 18, 2016 3:39 PM

    NEW YORK - Police and prosecutors in New York City say encryption technology on Apple mobile phones is now routinely hindering criminal investigations. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. said Thursday that 175 Apple devices are sitting in his cybercrime lab right now that investigators can't access because of... more »
  • Police: Mom's iPhone app helped cops find kidnapped daughter

    February 18, 2016 11:58 AM

    MILESBURG - Police say they were able to rescue a Pennsylvania woman kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend thanks to her mother's iPhone tracking app. Police say the 18-year-old man met the woman Tuesday in East Stroudsburg to discuss custody of a young child. They say he bound her hands, feet and... more »
  • White House disputes Apple's position on iPhone hack request

    February 17, 2016 3:25 PM

    WASHINGTON - Although the CEO of Apple says an order from a federal magistrate could threaten the security of millions of iPhones, the White House doesn't see it that way. The magistrate ordered Apple to help the FBI hack into an iPhone that had been used by one of... more »
  • Facebook flips on switch for live video on its iPhone app

    January 28, 2016 3:07 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook is ready to start broadcasting live video on its iPhone app. The option to show live video is being turned on Thursday for everyone in the U.S. with Facebook's app installed on an iPhone. The Menlo Park, California, company plans to extend the iPhone feature to... more »
  • New iPhones come as phone sales slow down

    September 9, 2015 1:32 PM

    CUPERTINO, Calif. - Apple's new iPhones come as smartphone sales are slowing worldwide, given that many people already own one. But researchers at IDC say that iPhone sales are growing faster than those of Android phones. IDC expects iPhone shipments to grow by 16 percent this year, while it... more »
  • EBRSO: Man forced child to pose sexy in order to earn iPhone

    July 8, 2015 11:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies accused an East Baton Rouge man of inappropriately touching a young girl and forcing her to pose in a lewd way in order to earn an iPhone. Deputies arrested 46-year-old Gerald Jerome Ford on charges of indecent behavior with a juvenile, as well as... more »
  • OtterBox iPhone case ineffective against otters

    May 8, 2015 7:11 PM

    FARGO, ND - The Apple iPhone accessory community has been shaken to its very core as an incident at a North Dakota zoo has revealed the popular OtterBox case to not be suitable for protecting the smartphones from otters. It happened at the Red River Zoo in Fargo when... more »
  • New Apple patent could save dropped devices

    December 3, 2014 11:58 AM

    Imagine this: An iPhone so smart that when it knows when it's falling and can re-orient itself to minimize damage. Apple has been granted a new patent for technology that can shift iPhones during free-fall so they land in a way that keeps the glass screens from cracking and... more »
  • Apple to add more security measures

    September 5, 2014 10:07 AM

    NEW YORK - Apple is planning to add more security measures to help protect its users following a celebrity photo hacking incident. CEO Tim Cook told The Wall Street Journal that Apple Inc. will use email and push notifications to let users know when someone tries to restore iCloud data... more »
  • Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event

    August 28, 2014 12:32 PM

    CUPERTINO, CA - Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday to reporters and others who typically come to see the unveiling of Apple's latest twists on technology. These events have become an annual rite since the... more »
  • Wake up and smell the bacon

    March 6, 2014 7:48 PM

    MADISON, WISCONSIN- Oscar Mayer says its developed a bacon-scented app for the iPhone for people who want to wake up to the smell and sound of sizzling bacon to draw them out of bed. To emit a small puff of bacon, the user needs an external device that plugs... more »
  • Apple says 2 new iPhone models coming this year

    September 10, 2013 12:57 PM

    CUPERTINO, Calif. - Apple says it is planning to release two new iPhone designs later this year so it can serve more customers. The iPhone 5C, which will be available in five colors - green, blue, yellow, pink and white. CEO Tim Cook calls it "more fun and colorful" than... more »
  • Crooks targeted by new cell phone app Play Video

    August 12, 2013 9:37 PM

    GONZALES - Detectives in Ascension Parish are getting tips instantly and anonymously. "It's absolutely one hundred percent full proof anonymous," Ascension Parish Sheriff Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said. The 'APSO Tips' app is available for all Android and iPhone users and gives residents a new way to stay... more »
  • iPhone case packs electrifying punch Play Video

    February 28, 2013 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A new iPhone case is packing more than just protection for your phone. The Yellow Jacket Smartphone Stun Case, created by Sean Simone and Seth Froom, packs a stun gun into an iPhone case as well as an extra charge for your phone. "There are... more »
  • 'Jailbreaking' phones now illegal Play Video

    February 1, 2013 5:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Before last week, if you wanted a top-flight smart phone on a plan that didn't support it, "jailbreaking" your handset was the way to go. "It unleashed the full power of the technology. So it allows the user to use all the features that the cell... more »

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