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Video: Apple Denies Security Researcher's Claims Of IOS 'Backdoor' By Clip Syndicate For the second time in less than two weeks, Apple is defending itself against claims that call into question the security of iOS. The company has denied a security researcher's claims that iOS has a backdoor that enables third parties to potentially gain access to users' personal data. The researcher, Jonathan Zdziarski, detailed the alleged security flaws in a presentation at the Hope X security conference and in a journal paper . ...Read More »
Video: Hacking Experts Build Device To Protect Cars From Cyber Attacks By Clip Syndicate Two security experts who a year ago exposed methods for hacking the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape say they have developed technology that would keep automobiles safe from cyber attacks. The research the two have released on the Ford and Toyota cars, as well as work by other experts on different types of vehicles, has raised concerns that somebody might one day try to replicate their work to launch a real-life attack. Yet the U.S. ...Read More »
Video: Microsoft Sold 5.8M Lumia Handsets In Its FQ4, But That’s A Partial-Quarter Sales Figure By Clip Syndicate Today in its fiscal fourth quarter, Microsoft reported that it sold 5.8 million Windows Phone-based Lumia handsets, a big fall from last year's numbers in which 7.4 million Lumia handsets were sold. However, Lumia sales didn’t fall 22 percent as those figures appear to indicate. Microsoft’s fiscal fourth-quarter sales figure is based on a partial-quarter sales period. The company only sold Lumia handsets starting April 25, after its deal with Nokia closed, meaning that it lost 24 days of sales in the period.

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Video: China Drove Big IPhone And IPad Sales For Apple During Q3 2014 By Clip Syndicate Apple’s earnings are out, and there’s a narrative contained therein of the emerging importance of China. The company revealed to the FT that iPhone sales are up 55 percent year over year and Chinese iPhone sales are up 48 percent, with the iPad sales in that country rising 51 percent year over year despite falling slightly globally. ...Read More »
Video: Facebook's Zuckerberg To Testify At N.Y. Forgery Trial By Clip Syndicate A federal prosecutor said on Tuesday, the government will call Mark Zuckerberg to testify against an upstate New York man accused of trying to cheat the billionaire founder of Facebook Inc out of half his stake in the social media company. Zuckerberg is expected to be a key witness against Paul Ceglia, who is charged with forging a 2003 contract with Zuckerberg that purportedly entitled him to half of Facebook. Zuckerberg had previously done some programming work for Ceglia’s company, StreetFax. ...Read More »
Video: Apple Reports Strong IPhone Sales By Clip Syndicate Apple reported its second straight quarter of double-digit percentage growth in iPhone sales as it heads into a major refresh of the company's flagship product. The company said it sold 35.2 million iPhones in the quarter ended June 28, up 12.7% from the 31.2 million units in the year-ago period. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said "We're thrilled with the results, and we're thrilled with where we are going. The momentum is really strong. ...Read More »
Video: Apple Reports Revenue Of $37.4 Billion In Q3, Missing Estimates By Clip Syndicate Apple's third quarter profits beat Wall Street estimates, but sales came in a bit short. Apple reported earnings of $1.28 per share on revenue of $37.4 billion for the June quarter, beating Wall Street estimates for earnings of $1.23 per share but missing on revenue of $37.99 billion. The company sold 35.2 million iPhones during the quarter, up from 31.2 million the same quarter a year earlier and roughly matching analyst estimates. ...Read More »
Video: Microsoft Beats Q4 Revenue Expectations But Misses On Earnings By Clip Syndicate Microsoft announced quarterly earnings on Tuesday that met revenue expectations, but missed on earnings. The company's shares fell slightly in after-hours trading. The company reported $23.38 billion in revenue and earnings per share of $0.55. The report is Satya Nadella's second as CEO of Microsoft after taking the top job in February, having led the company's cloud and enterprise side. Microsoft recently completed its acquisition of Nokia's devices and services business. ...Read More »
Video: Transpo works to unload former site By Clip Syndicate The future of some land near downtown South Bend is sparking more debate. The old Transpo administration building has sat empty for nearly four years, and many people have different opinions about what to do with it. WSBT's Suzanne Spencer attended a community meeting on Tuesday when the discussion got pretty heated. ...Read More »
Video: NY Fed Found Serious Problems At Deutsche Bank's U.S. Arms By Clip Syndicate The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has found serious problems in Deutsche Bank AG's U.S. operations, including shoddy financial reporting, inadequate auditing and oversight and weak technology. In a letter to the German lender's executives last December, a senior official with the New York Fed described financial reports produced by some of the bank's U.S. arms as "low quality, inaccurate and unreliable."

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