Yesterday, Examiner crime reporter Mike Aldax got the gadget news of the day during an interview with San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón. According to the paper, the Cupertino tech giant Apple Inc. has no intent to implement a "kill-switch" that would disable devices that are reported stolen, despite the district attorney's pleas.
fixated on the concept of two new iPhones -- and the amount of time it took
to develop them. In the hours that followed yesterday's Examiner story, bloggers wrote a flurry of posts noting Gascón's complaints and his unwitting leak. On a sorta humorous note, Fox News mistakenly attributed the scoop to the San Francisco Chronicle instead of the Examiner. Oops.
says Apple representatives
would rather prattle on about product cycles than help thwart
He suspects they're motivated by profit, being that more stolen
phones means more people buying new ones. Hmmmm.