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  • Mark Cuban

    Mark Cuban weighed in on the Apple vs. FBI debate and sides with the tech giant, citing the importance of preserving civil liberties.

  • The seal of the Federal Communications Commission at FCC headquarters in Washington.

    The Federal Communications Commission will vote on a proposal to let consumers swap pricey cable boxes for cheaper devices and apps.

  • Apple's FBI involvement + Apple Pay

    IDC's Bryan Ma says there are commercial impacts if Apple decides to cooperate with the DOJ to unlock the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone.

  • Apple FBI Case

    Tim Cook's priority is to protect Apple customers' privacy, says Tim Bajarin, president of Creative Strategies.

  • Apple ordered to hack phone for FBI

    The widespread implications of what the F.B.I. has asked the Apple CEO to create is cause for him to be rightly concerned, says Mainstay Capital Management's David Kudla.

  • The Apple Inc. iPhone 5c.

    In its fight against Apple, the Department of Justice is invoking the All Writs Act to obtain data from the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook.

  • Small businesses vs. the IRS

    With the recent news of the Apple and FBI stand-off and government reach, CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on how small businesses can inadvertently run afoul of the IRS.

  • The Apple iPhone 6.

    Forcing Apple to create an iPhone hack is dangerous and could invite a world of problems, says Breakingviews columnist Gina Chon.

  • Tim Cook

    Should Apple comply with the FBI in the San Bernardino case? There are ways to help without compromising other devices, says this tech expert.

  • FBI court order 'not just a national security issue'

    If Apple lets the FBI break into one phone, Apple will have to create a tool that will allow the FBI to break into lots of phones, explains Nilay Patel, The Verge editor-in-chief, in describing this a "dangerous situation" Apple is facing.

  • Apple CEO Timothy Cook

    "If the court says you have to do it, you have to do it," former assistant FBI director Chris Swecker says.

  • After years of high-profile crime, local police are trying to create safer places to exchange purchases.

  • Secure smart phone

    Apple's CEO has been painted into a corner by a federal court order in the San Bernardino terrorism case, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.

  • T-Mobile's Legere: Tim Cook in 'unheralded situation'

    T-Mobile CEO John Legere shares his view on the FBI asking for help from Apple to hack into the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters.

  • Apple opposes court order

    Apple is opposing a judge's orders to help the FBI to unlock the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters. CNBC's Eamon Javers and Josh Lipton report on Tim Cook's response, and what the FBI is asking for.

  • Tim Cook

    "We oppose this order, which has implications far beyond" the San Bernardino terror attacks, Apple CEO Tim Cook says.