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House OKs measure defunding NSA backdoor surveillance

An amendment to the Defense Dept. spending bill prohibits funding for installation of security vulnerabilities in US-made tech equipment.

By 20 June 2014

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NSA 'secret backdoor' paved way to U.S. phone, e-mail snooping

Revelations in new document leaked by Edward Snowden appear to be at odds with privacy assurances from President Obama and other officials.

By 10 August 2013

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Samsung Galaxy devices may have backdoor to user data, developer says

Developers working on Replicant, an open-source OS based on Android, claim to find a flaw that provides access "to read, write, and delete files" stored on some Samsung devices.

By 14 March 2014

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Apple says it's unaware of NSA iPhone backdoor program

The company issues a statement responding to claims that the NSA has deep access to the iPhone.

By 1 January 2014

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App makes a stand against China messaging ban with cute merch

The Japanese messaging app Line may be blocked in China, but it's still raking in cash from merchandise based on its cartoon characters at a huge mall in Beijing.

By 14 August 2014

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Apple devices banned as Chinese government purchases -- report

The iPad and MacBook are apparently no longer on a list of products approved for government use due to security concerns, Bloomberg reports.

By 7 August 2014

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China warns Microsoft not to obstruct antitrust probe

The country's State Administration for Industry and Commerce has not charged Microsoft with obstructing its probe but says the company needs to tread carefully.

By 4 August 2014

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Microsoft's Chinese offices raided over alleged antitrust allegations

Chinese media reports suggest the investigation could focus on Microsoft's "de facto monopoly" in China's OS market.

By 30 July 2014

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Microsoft under investigation in China

The company is among a number of tech giants facing rocky relations with the Chinese government.

By 28 July 2014

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Hackers find security weaknesses with the Lifx smart LED

A British security firm exposed a vulnerability within this popular smart LED, prompting a quick fix.

By 8 July 2014