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As you might imagine, the news about President Trump using an iPhone caught the attention of folks over at AppleInsider and they shared their thoughts in a long thread.
Last week, we reported on some unusual activity taking place on Donald Trump's Twitter account. As we've explained before, Trump's old Samsung Galaxy phone is very old and insecure, making it a hacking target, while also potentially allowing the president to violate the Presidential Records Act. This obviously led to Apple famously resisting to do so and the Federal Bureau of Investigation taking measures into their own hands by eventually unlocking the phone.
Trump's use of an iPhone was a switch from his stance a year ago, when on the campaign trail he urged supporters to boycott Apple.
During the early weeks of his presidency, Trump came under scrutiny over reports he was continuing to use his old, unsecured Android phone to send tweets to the 27 million followers of his @realDonaldTrump account.
President Trump, of course, has in the past used the products of many companies with whom he disagrees, directly naming Coca-Cola at one point in a tweet.
Now, we have to say that President Trump picked a rather bad time to buy a new iPhone considering we're in the midst of year three with the same design and expecting a dramatic overhaul later this year.
Now instead of using an Android phone to tweet, he's supposedly been using the government-issued iPhone. "If Apple doesn't give info to authorities on the terrorists I'll only be using Samsung until they give info", he tweeted.
The fact that Trump is now using an iPhone is also interesting for another big reason.
As with the Federal Bureau of Investigation they did not have anyone that was comfortable to make such a decision so they hired and/or bought a set of unsupported tools to hack the iPhone.
Even though Apple and the president now seem to be on good terms, the question of whether the company would want Mr. Trump to indirectly endorse their shiny new product is an interesting one. "I just thought of it. Boycott Apple", Trump told supporters at a February 2016 rally in SC.
In May 2016, a Tesla driver was killed in an accident while the vehicle was operating in its semi-autonomous Autopilot mode. Uber has halted its self-driving cars from the Arizona roads after an accident which left one of the vehicles on its side.
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The money was laundered and moved into Europe and beyond through bribery and a clever exploitation of the Moldovan legal system. The OCCRP discovered that the official owners of numerous firms were fake or "nominee" directors based in Ukraine.
Even as Hosni Mubarak kinda-sorta languished in nominal incarceration, his son Gamal has been doing just fine. Along with jailing critics, el-Sissi's government has steadily eroded freedoms won in the 2011 uprising.
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There is fears inside Brazil that the scandal could do permanent and irreparable damage to the country's agricultural industry. Sales in 2016 reached USA $5.9 billion in poultry and U.S. $4.3 billion in beef, according to Brazilian government data.
Three processing plants have been closed in the country that is recognized as the world's largest red meat exporter. The company says it meets global standards and supports punishing those who do not adhere to regulations.
Australia's bowling coach David Saker said he did not believe Kohli's DRS gesture was aimed at the visitors. The third Test hangs in the balance with India 6/360 at stumps on the third day, trailing Australia by 91.
Captain Dylan Hartley conceded after the match that England were "not the finished article" and "not quite there yet as a team". England's next target is a tour to Argentina in June made stiffer by the absence of their Lions players in New Zealand.
The High Court, which was to hear the junior doctors' mass leave issue today, has deferred the case till tomorrow, ANI reported. Over 4,000 resident doctors across Maharashtra have gone on mass leave, agitating against risky working conditions.
And yet extremist videos including several called "why God hates gays" and "things I HATE about gays" are not filtered out. Sanjati vented her frustrations in a 10-minute YouTube video that's been viewed more than 33,000 times.
Supreme Court rules for Texas death row inmate
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Overthrown Egyptian president freed after six years
The man who was killed, a building guard who was cleaning the property's garden, found "an unidentified metallic object". Ex-president, recently acquitted for role in protester deaths during 2011 uprising, is free after six-year detention.
Mavs pull past Clippers 97-95
Sneed . "We are trying to win games, which is pretty obvious, and to do it in a meaningful setting is something that's important". The Mavs also overcame the Clippers' 45-4 rebounding advantage, converting L.A.'s 17 turnovers into 21 points.
Airbnb has a new name in China
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Bastian Schweinsteiger seals MLS move
But he never got a chance under Mourinho, with Germany coach Joachim Loew saying Schweinsteiger could have helped United. Schweinsteiger's former Bayern teammate Franck Ribery also backed the midfielder's decision to head to MLS.
Two Men Shot Dead, Charred in 'Real Housewives' Star's vehicle
In fact, Kim jumps on the defensive, saying she was at home, and her son was in the state of California when the crime went down. The two men in the vehicle were reportedly shot in the head before being discovered in the white Audi, which was set on fire.
'The Big Bang Theory' renewed for two more years
Stars Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayya have all signed up to the show into its 12th season. Variety reported that they will all take a cut in pay of $100,000 per episode "to subsidize Rauch and Bialik's salary".
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Juve against Barcelona in CL quarters (2)
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