Luis Flores

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Obama Administration Vetoes Ban On Certain iPhones And iPads

President Obama’s administration has vetoed a decision by the United States International Trade Commission to ban the import and sale of a number of Apple products, including models of the iPhone 4 and iPad 2.<p>The ITC announced the ban in June after finding that those devices had violated a patent …

Congress leaves, problems remain

The government shuts down Sept. 30. The farm bill isn’t done. The appropriations process is in shambles. Immigration reform is stagnant.<p>And Congress is heading for the exits.<p>The tensions on Capitol Hill are high, as legislative achievements are low.<p>The anger, frustration and disappointment was …

Pentagon Papers Leaker Daniel Ellsberg Praises Snowden, Manning

Daniel Ellsberg, the military analyst who in 1971 leaked the top-secret Pentagon Papers detailing the history of U.S. policy in Vietnam, tells NPR's <i>Weekend Edition Saturday</i> that unlike Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden, he "did it the wrong way" by trying first to go through proper channels — a …

iPhone 5C cases pop up on Amazon

Cases purportedly for Apple's low-cost iPhone are now available for preorder through the retail giant.<p>Future buyers of Apple's rumored low-cost iPhone can potentially find a host of cases awaiting them on Amazon.<p>Available for preorder, the Elago S5C Slim Fit 2 cases specifically list the iPhone 5C …

Mobile Technology

Samsung caught being ‘creative’ on Galaxy S4 benchmarks

The Samsung Galaxy S4 runs an Exynos 5 Octa central processing unit with multiple cores and a GPU, or graphical processing unit, that hums along at 480 MHz GPU.<p>Unless, of course, you’re running benchmarking applications.<p>In February a forum member at Beyond3D suggested that Samsung overclocks the …

Apple investigates electrocution-by-iPhone report

<b>Apple has said it will "fully investigate" reports that a woman was electrocuted in China while trying to use an iPhone while it was recharging.</b><p>The 23-year-old's brother has given an interview saying that her family believes she received a shock when trying to answer a call on the handset.<p>News …

Mobile Technology

Apple could be planning enhanced TV service with ad skipping

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Apple’s talks with big cable over a comprehensive TV service seem to be back in motion, as former <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reporter …

Apple investigates iPhone electrocution death in China

Apple is investigating the death of a woman in China who was allegedly electrocuted by her iPhone, in the latest public relations setback for Apple in its second-largest market.<p>Ma Ailun, 23, was found dead holding her plugged-in iPhone 4, with burns on her hand and foot, according to media accounts …

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Apple Reportedly Signs Deal with Samsung for 14-nm A9 Chips Starting in 2015

<i>The Korea Economic Daily</i> reports that Apple and Samsung today officially signed an agreement that will see the two companies working together on future A-series chips for Apple's iOS devices, with the deal specifically covering A9 chips based on a 14-nanometer process node starting in 2015. The …

Chinese Woman Reportedly Electrocuted to Death by Apple's iPhone 5

A 23-year-old Chinese woman has allegedly died from an electric shock when using Apple’s iPhone 5 while it was being charged, her family members claim, according to media reports.<p>The older sister of alleged victim Ma Ailun took to Sina Weibo, China’s popular Twitter-like social network, over the …

Apple reportedly signs Samsung for next-gen iPhone chips

South Korean electronics giant will supply Apple with A9 chips that will be used in a future iPhone, the Korea Economic Daily reports.<p>Apple and Samsung's relationship is apparently not so strained as to prevent the South Korean electronics giant from providing the chips that will power future …

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