Qualcomm wants some iPhones banned in the US, NSA data leaked onlineIn this week's wrap-up, the battle between Qualcomm and Apple keeps on trucking. Meanwhile, data from an Army intelligence project is discovered available on a public server.
This is cnet and here are the stories that matter right now. Qualcomm and Apple are still engaged in a legal battle over patents. Qualcomm filed a request with the US International Trade Commission to ban the import and sale of certain iPhones, including the iPhone eight and ten that use Intel's modem. These would affects some iPhones that run on AT&T and T-Mobile networks. Phones that run on Verizon and Sprint would not be included in the ban because they use Qualcomm's modem. Qualcomm is seeking the ban because it says, these models of iPhones infringe on Qualcomm's Content of a hard drive belonging to a division of the NSA have made their way online. Over 100 gigabytes of data from an army intelligence project code named red disk. We're on a public Amazon web service storage server while the disk image was unlisted it was available for anyone to download and it wasn't password protected The project contained within red disk outlines a way to share intelligence in the battlefield. It was developed in 2013 but it was never fully deployed in the field. Cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov says his team found living bacteria on the surface of the Russian segment of the International Space Station. He says the bacteria come from outer space because they were not present at the launch of the ISS module. However, these claims have not been confirmed and have been matched with the sceptisism. It is possible that the bacteria could have originated from earth. Some earth borne bacteria are capable of surviving even in space. [MUSIC] [MUSIC] Stay up to date with the lastest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app, available for iOS and to android.