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The Macalope: Everything's coming up BlackBerry!

Look out, world! BlackBerry's making a comeback!

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Five things you should know about iOS security

Digital keys galore, synchronized hardware encryption, and extreme paranoia are just some of the more exciting ingredients that keep your mobile data safe from prying eyes, whether on your device or in the cloud.

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Deploying Apple devices in business and schools just got easier

Apple's also published a document that details how several security systems in iOS work, and been deemed the most admired company in the world for a seventh straight time.

OS X 10.9.2 arrives to fix SSL vulnerability, Mail problems, and more

The fix for the much discussed SSL flaw in OS X is in, thanks to 10.9.2. And in case that's not enough, there are fixes for Mail and new features for FaceTime and iMessage.

New iOS flaw allows malicious apps to record touch screen presses

The captured touch screen data could be used to reconstruct what users typed

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What you need to know about Apple's SSL bug

Apple patched a serious vulnerability in its implementation of SSL on iOS last Friday, but the Mac is still affected. If you're concerned or curious, here's how it might currently affect you.

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.

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.

Snapchat vulnerability can be exploited to crash iPhones, researcher says

Snapchat request tokens can be resused to launch denial-of-service attacks against the app's users.

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How smartphones can reshape the way we pay

News of large-scale credit card fraud seem to surface all the time lately, leading to billions of losses for consumers and businesses. But the solution to this problem may already be sitting in your pocket.