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FBI Quest To Unlock iPhone Sets Off Race Among Technology Firms

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FBI Quest To Unlock iPhone Sets Off Race Among Technology Firms

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This article was posted on Thursday, 19:49, UTC.

Ever since a judge ordered Apple to assist the FBI in unlocking an iPhone used by a terrorist the San Bernardino terror attack, scores of technology firms have been trying to beat the FBI to the punch, according to The Wall Street Journal. The prize for such an accomplishment would be a marketing bonanza and lucrative government contracts. One company, Cellebrite Mobile Synchronization Ltd., based in Israel, a unit of Japan’s Sun Corp., demonstrates the possibility of gaining government work. The company is already working with the FBI on the San Bernardino iPhone. Cellebrite says on its website it can…

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Lester Coleman

Lester Coleman

Lester Coleman is a veteran business journalist based in the United States. He has covered the payments industry for several years and is available for writing assignments.

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