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China: Apple products not banned from government purchases

The country's Procurement Center, its Finance Ministry, and Apple itself say the iPhone maker never applied to be on the government's list of approved energy-saving products, according to Reuters.

By August 8, 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 August 6, 2014

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Google turns over less user data as government requests rise

Government demands to Google for user data jump 120 percent in four years, but the percentage of requests where it handed over data are down.

By March 27, 2014

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Apple privacy report details government queries

The "vast majority" of the requests for information that Apple gets from law enforcement pertain to lost or stolen devices, while a "small fraction" relate to iTunes, iCloud, or other accounts.

By November 5, 2013

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Google celebrates Yosemite's birthday as government shuts famous park down

Even as Google celebrates one of America's most famous landmarks, the symbolism of shutting it down because of legislative irresponsibility is stark.

By September 30, 2013

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Google tests encryption to protect users' Drive files against government demands

The search giant is seeking ways to armor user files, sources say, a move that could curb government surveillance attempts.

By July 17, 2013

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Google to feds: Let us talk about government surveillance, please

Attorney General Eric Holder has prohibited tech companies from revealing what information they're legally required to disclose to the feds. Google wants to lift the gag orders.

By June 11, 2013

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Eric Holder: Government should get warrants to search e-mail

The U.S. attorney general supports changes to existing e-mail and online storage snooping laws, which are currently under scrutiny in the House.

By May 16, 2013

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Microsoft in new e-government push

At its Government Leaders Forum in Berlin, the company touts tools to help municipalities provide citizen services online.

By January 22, 2008

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Apple lands $159M government contract for iPhone, iPad

The New Zealand Police picks Apple -- over BlackBerry, Google, and Microsoft -- to hand out 6,000 smartphones and 3,900 tablets to its officers.

By February 14, 2013