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Apple encryption mistake puts many desktop applications at risk

Apple's Mail, FaceTime, Calendar, Safari browser and Software Update could be vulnerable, a researcher said.

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Apple scoops up Burstly, owner of TestFlight beta testing platform

Continuing a spate of purchases over recent months, Apple has acquired Burstly and its TestFlight platform, a beta testing service for iOS developers.

Steve Jobs gets stamp of approval

Plus, a rumored Amazon set-top box may soon arrive, and more countries get access to Apple's two-step authentication.

Alternative iOS keyboard now open to all developers

Also, how one scammer got catapulted a game to the top of the App Store charts, and the latest images of Apple's new campus.

Apple's iTunes Festival to hit the U.S for the first time

The music concert will take place in Austin at the SXSW conference in March. Plus, why Apple's advertising network has never really taken off, and the company's smartphone gains in China.

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Podcast: Of trolls and Tesla

Dan Moren and Chris Breen talk the news of the week including Stupid Apple Rumors (Tesla Edition), terrible trolls, iPad and Office meetings, and bad news for the makers of Flappy Jacks.

Synaptics: We can do iPhone-like fingerprint sensors, but better

The input provider says iPhone-like fingerprint sensors can be built directly behind the glass of Android and Windows phones.

Report: Apple talking to Tesla

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The Cupertino company is said to be in high-level discussions with electric-car maker. About what? Acquisition? Partnership? Friendly chat?

The Macalope Weekly: In theory

The Macalope like theories as much as the mythical creature, maybe more, but come on: It's reality that really matters.

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Separated at birth: Why Apple won't merge OS X and iOS

Should Apple merge its two flagship operating systems into a single product? Not so fast, says contributor Marco Tabini.