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Developer Craig Hockenberry has some interesting ideas about what an iPhone fingerprint scanner could do.

Borked Google Authenticator update wipes iOS user data

The two-factor authentication offered by Google Authenticator works great, except for when it doesn't.

How Apple is improving mobile app security

Security, always one of iOS's strong selling points, has come under a lot of scrutiny lately. But Apple has a multitude of ways to prevent malicious code from ever reaching our devices.

U.S. to release annual figures on spying orders and people affected

The U.S. government has decided to release data annually on its secret spy orders and the number of people affected by them, the country's intelligence chief said Thursday.

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Remains of the Day: Bugging out

A T-Mobile move may hint at the next iPhone's release date, bugs swarm OS X and iOS, and Apple's bringing free music to the masses.

FAQs about hacks: Everything you need to know about the Syrian Electronic Army

What is the Syrian Electronic Army? What are they after? Should you be scared? Read on for the answers.

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Facebook does Prism damage control with first government request report

The U.S., of course, led the list of countries fighting for access to Facebook’s user account data.

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AgileBits teases significant revamp of 1Password for OS X

AgileBits isn't shaking in its boots over Apple's announcement of iCloud Keychain; in fact, it's meeting it head on with a major update to 1Password for OS X due this fall.

Remains of the Day: Kyrie Ellison

What does it truly mean to be ... Apple-y? One analyst gives it his best shot. Elsewhere, a billionaire hands down judgment on Apple without Steve Jobs, and London trash cans are collecting more than just rubbish.

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Obama will preserve 'valuable' NSA surveillance programs, promises transparency

President Obama announced reforms to the NSA surveillance programs: "We can and must be more transparent."

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