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  • iOS 'backdoor' entry is real, says Jonathan Zdziarski. Not for NSA, says Apple
  • Nissan CEO: Self-parking cars by 2016? Yes. 30 percent female bosses in Japan by 2020? No
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha 'metal case' could delay or limit smartphone's release, thanks to Apple and iPhone 6

iOS 'backdoor' entry is real, says Jonathan Zdziarski. Not for NSA, says Apple

iOS 'backdoor' entry is real, says Jonathan Zdziarski. Not for NSA, says Apple

Forensics expert Jonathan Zdziarski exposes backdoor for iOS devices in hacker event presentation, argues there's no reason for its existence. Apple counters, rejects spying claim.

Nissan CEO: Self-parking cars by 2016? Yes. 30 percent female bosses in Japan by 2020? No

Nissan CEO: Self-parking cars by 2016? Yes. 30 percent female bosses in Japan by 2020? No

A Nissan executive announced that the automaker will launch its self-parking vehicles by 2016 and will lift its percentage of female employees in top management positions to 10 percent by 2017.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha 'metal case' could delay or limit smartphone's release, thanks to Apple and iPhone 6

Samsung Galaxy Alpha 'metal case' could delay or limit smartphone's release, thanks to Apple and iPhone 6

Production of Samsung's expected metal-encased Galaxy Alpha has reportedly hit a snag and it can thank Apple. The metal case required for the smartphone will only yield one million units per month since manufacturers are contracted to Apple.

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