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Apple Offered To Help FBI Unlock Texas Shooter's Phone, Report Says

WorldNews Thursday, 9 November 2017 ()
Apple Offered To Help FBI Unlock Texas Shooter's Phone, Report SaysApple has surprisingly offered to provide assistance to the FBI to unlock the Texas shooter’s phone after special agent Christopher Combs complained the agency couldn’t access it, Engadget reported. In a statement, the tech titan released to the media, it said it “immediately reached out to the FBI after learning from the Tuesday news conference investigators were trying to access a mobile phone,” the report said. Apple offered assistance and even promised to "expedite [its] response to any legal process,” the report said. The tech giant said it "work[s] with law enforcement every day" and "offer[s] training to thousands of agents so they understand [its] devices and how they can quickly...
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SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For about 48 hours after a deadly rampage at a Texas church, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies did not ask Apple Inc to help them unlock the gunman’s iPhone or associated online accounts, a source told Reuters on Wednesday.

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