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iPhone unlocking again legal in U.S. as Obama signs cellphone unlocking bill into law

Aug 1 2014 4:30pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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Two Indian Americans researchers get US presidential award

Source: Apple Balla | Dec 24 2013, 12:08am CST | by IANS

Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) President Barack Obama has named 102 researchers, including two Indian-Americans, as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest US honour for young professionals in these fields.
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Once again, it is now legal to unlock your phone in the United States

Aug 1 2014 2:09pm CDT | Source: App Advice

After being passed unanimously by both the Senate and House of Representatives, U.S. President Barack Obama will today sign the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act.Once signed, it will once again be legal for consumers to unlock their phones.Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy, one the bills sponsors, wrote more about the law in a White House blog post co-authored by Jeff Zients:What we saw in the end was a bipartisan commitment to solve a problem that affects millio ...
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Obama Signs Cell Phone Unlocking Bill Into Law, iPhone Unlocking No Longer Illegal

Aug 1 2014 1:46pm CDT | Source: Mac Rumors

United States President Barack Obama will today sign a bill that makes cell phone unlocking legal again, writing the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act into law following its unanimous approval by the Senate and House of Representatives. Obama has long supported the act, which was originally introduced via a 2013 "We the People" petition that gathered more than 100,000 signatu ...
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US tech executives press Obama on NSA surveillance

Source: Apple Balla | Dec 17 2013, 8:34pm CST | by IANS

Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Executives of leading tech companies Tuesday pressed US President Barack Obama to "move aggressively" to scale back the National Security Agency's electronic surveillance practice.
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The US President Not Being Permitted to Use the iPhone!

Source: Apple Balla | Dec 5 2013, 2:10am CST | by Ehsanul Haque Kanan

The US President Not Being Permitted to Use the iPhones!
Barack Obama, the US president, says that the Secret Service has prevented him to use the iPhone for security issues, ultimately leads him to use the BlackBerry phone
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White House mole was an Indian-American

Source: Apple Balla | Nov 2 2013, 4:30am CDT | by IANS

White House mole was an Indian-American
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) It turns out that a White House mole fired recently for snarky anonymous tweets about top Obama administration officials and its policies was an Indian-American policy wonk.
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Indian-American run firm to fix Obamacare website

Source: Apple Balla | Oct 25 2013, 10:46pm CDT | by IANS

Indian-American run firm to fix Obamacare website
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) The Obama administration has turned to a technology company run by Indian-Americans to fix the problem ridden website for Americans to buy insurance under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.
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