Days after the iPhone 6 launched in mainland China, Apple wants to assure the Chinese government that the new device is safe and has no backdoors.
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Deals with the Irish government gave the iPhone maker an unfair advantage, according to the European Commission.
UPDATED: Despite a strong hold of the worldwide public sector market, the UK government doesn't believe the latest BlackBerry 10 software is safe enough for secure communications. For now, the only modern day smartphone capable of government use in the UK is the iPhone.
Yet another U.S. government department is planning to ditch RIM in favor of alternatives, such as the iPhone, dubbing the BlackBerry platform "unacceptable."
Taiwanese government says it will ask the Cupertino-based company to blur satellite images of sensitive military installations after images of its secretive long-range radar in Hsinchu--downloaded via iPhone 5--surfaced.
According to MIT, the U.S. Justice Dept. is struggling to access iPhone data, making the task of law enforcement nigh on impossible. The security is good, but only BlackBerry's have the government edge.
While one RIM executive believes BlackBerry still holds the niche government market, competing Android and iPhone devices seeking security certification could really rock the boat.
The Defence Signals Directorate (DSD) has released a guide for government iOS users and administrators that sets down a raft of measures to shore up the security of the Apple platform, while saying that iDevices like iPhone and iPad still aren't suitable for handling information classified above "In-Confidence".
A UK intelligence agency says the BlackBerry is secure enough to run in government. But who falls short on the security scale? The iPhone; still banned in government.
Apple iPhone and iPad devices running the iOS operating system may soon become officially certified by the Defence Signals Directorate (DSD) to connect to the secure Wi-Fi networks operated by the Federal Government, ZDNet Australia has learned.
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Apple and Unisys may seem like a baffling partnership for bringing the iPad and iPhone to the enterprise and government markets. But Unisys does bring a number of important things to this marriage.
The Victorian Government yesterday launched a free iPhone application to provide commuters with real-time traffic information.
Parking and hygiene apps prove their worth in more ways than one...
Several projects now on hold include one at the DVLA, which has spent money developing an iPhone app that allows drivers to perform actions such as paying road tax
iPhone gets red light in government
It seems that Nokia kicked over the hornet's nest back in October when they sued Apple for infringing on patents that they claim others have been legitimately paying for while Apple has been refusing to pay for. Not surprisingly, Apple then sued Nokia for infringing on their patents. We then recently saw a rather stupid request from Nokia to have Apple iPhone, iPod, and Mac computers banned from being imported. Of course, the latest filing from Apple asking the US government to ban Nokia phone imports is the expected retaliation we have come to expect from these two.
A report in The New York Times claims that Apple has disabled the GPS functionality of the iPhone 3G at the request of the Egyptian government due to concerns over possible anti-military/anti-Egyptian applications.What on earth in an "anti-Egyptian application" anyway?
The French government has achieved what an army of hackers have so far failed to do: Unlock the iPhone in such a way that Apple will relock or "brick" the phone. Apple has agreed to make an unlocked version of the phone for the French market in order to comply with a law that forbids the bundling of a phone with a carrier, the International Herald Tribune reports.
Back in August there was hope that we would see the first T-Mobile USA 3G handset, but it seems there may be government agencies slowing down the launch of T-Mobile's 3G network. My short-lived AT&T service ends in a couple of days (I paid the US$175 ETF to cancel them after unlocking my iPhone for T-Mobile) and I'll be back to only EDGE surfing on my mobile devices. You can understand my excitement then when I saw that the T-Mobile Shadow may be one of the first 3G devices coming from T-Mobile USA.
Steve Jobs' backflip on a key aspect of the iPhone stood out from a normal day -- broadband furore, antagonistic marketing, personal attacks and government inaction -- in the world of Australia's telecoms market.At this week's Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) Jobs said the iPhone, that oh-so-cool gadget set to make its mark on the US later this month (and on Australia, whenever Apple gets around to it), would have the ability to run third-party applications.
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