Apple announces 'Activation Lock' theft deterrent feature for iOS 7 ahead of gov't meeting on rising smartphone crime
Ahead of a meeting with government officials later this month to discuss how Apple could prevent increasing smartphone crimes, Apple today introduced a new feature for called ‘Activation Lock’ that it says will be a “a really powerful theft deterrent” when released later this fall in iOS 7. We...
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has summoned representatives of the four largest smartphone makers to a summit next week where he plans to press them on their failure to address soaring thefts of their products.Schneiderman, along with San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon, will question Apple, Google, Samsung and...
Government officials call on Apple, Google & others to secure smartphones following increasing thefts
After sending a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, Google, and others questioning if the companies could be doing more to prevent increasing thefts of smartphones, State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has now scheduled a face to face meeting with the companies to discuss the issue. NYDailyNews reports Schneiderman...
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