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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 mill ...
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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 signatures calling for cell phone unlocking to be made legal. It first became ...
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U.S. Democrats press for a crackdown against corporate tax deals

Jul 17 2014 8:28am CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney could be Apple’s next PR chief

Jul 14 2014 8:46pm CDT | Source: App Advice

Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney is reportedly being considered by Apple to fill the recently vacated position of public relations chief.In a piece recently published by Re/code on Uber’s search for a PR strategy person, Carney’s name is said to be among the names “being bandied about for the other big job opening in tech PR, at Apple.”Carney served as the second press secretary of President Barack Obama’s administration ...
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Apple wants Obama’s former Press secretary to lead its PR

Jul 14 2014 7:59pm CDT | Source: Cult of Mac

Apple has been looking a lot friendlier ever since its PR boss Katie Cotton decided to leave the company last May, and even though no one has been tapped to fill her vacancy yet, Cupertino might be ...
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Apple agrees to pay smaller suppliers faster as part of Obama’s new ‘SupplierPay’ program

Jul 11 2014 9:14am CDT | Source: 9to5Mac

According to a report from The New York Times, President Barack Obama is set to announce a new program called “SupplierPay” to help boost small businesses, and Apple is one of the 26 companies listed as having already signed on.  The program intends to send money down the supply chain and help strengthen contractors and smaller businesses by giving them access to lower-cost capital and thereby opening up opportunities for hiring more workers. This, the White House hopes, will increase ...
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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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