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Will Snowden End Up Delaying the iPhone 6 in China?

Apple’s much lauded iPhone 6 will be delayed in China, owing to the country’s growing distrust of US tech companies since the Edward Snowden leaks. The new phone has not received confirmation from regulators and may be part of China’s wider attitudes to foreign companies. In July Chinese authorities criticized the iPhone as being a Read More

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Microsoft Faces Investigations in China

According to a report by the South China Morning Post, Microsoft is officially under investigation by the Chinese government as of July 28, 2014. Officials visited Microsoft offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu, and Guangzhou representing the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC). This investigation comes in the wake of several media accusations against US-based Read More

China Calls Apple a National Security Threat

State media in China has criticized Apple and the labelled the company a national security threat over the iPhone’s tracking features. Researchers interviewed by the China’s CCTV took aim at the Frequent Locations feature in particular, saying it is a danger as it reveals location data of the user and invades privacy. More specifically, the Read More

UK Regulator: Google Glass Will Be Under Data Protection Laws

The UK’s independent Information Commissioner’s Office has said Google Glass, when used by companies, must comply with the country’s data protection laws. The assertion comes just days after Google Glass was officially released in Britain. Andrew Paterson, senior technology officer at ICO, wrote that information collected by Google Glass must abide by the Data Protection Read More