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FBI to help US law enforcement unlock iPhones, report says

Leaked FBI advisory tells state and local law enforcement that they are ‘in this together’ and federal agency will aid unlocking of iPhones where possible<p>The FBI has told other US law enforcement agencies that it will help them to unlock the iPhones of suspected criminals.<p>In a memo sent to law …

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Contactless soaring in popularity

Contactless now makes up one in five of all face to face card payments under £30, figures show after a five fold increase in their use by shoppers.<p>The plastic technology was only used in one in 25 card transactions where customers could “wave and pay” last year.<p>The increase is a sign of its growing …

Thai police seize Thaksin Shinawatra bowls

Thai authorities have confiscated some 8,000 red bowls bearing a message from the country's ousted prime minister, police said on Sunday, in the junta's latest attempt to block the resurgence of the political party it toppled.<p>The raids followed the arrest last week of a woman seen posing with one …

Google's URL shortener deep links directly to iOS and Android apps

You know those goo.gl shortcuts you regularly come across on Twitter or Facebook and other places online? They now open the exact pages they link to either on the website's official app or on your browsers. For instance, if you click on a shortcut that links to a Google Maps page showing how to go …