Apple introduced its first iPhone 10 years ago. At the time no one could have known that market leaders such as Nokia would vanish from the stage. The iPhone continues to fascinate the masses, even as critics bemoan the lack of recent innovations from Apple.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and prominent US hacker Andrew "Bunnie" Huang on Thursday announced they've teamed up to create a phone add-on for journalists who use iPhones to tell them if the device is being monitored or is transmitting data.
The status of trademark protection was being debated in China Thursday after smartphone maker Apple lost an appeal in a Chinese court earlier in the week, clearing the way for a local company to continue making "iPhone"-branded leather goods.
US authorities say in a court filing that they successfully accessed data stored on an iPhone linked to the San Bernardino terrorist attack, and dropped a demand that a court force Apple to hack the device for them.
A day ahead of a court hearing over his refusal of a government order to hack the iPhone, Apple chief executive Tim Cook says the company "will not shrink" from the responsibility to help protect data and privacy.