KPCC Blogs


FBI: iPhone 6 lets criminals ‘go dark’

FBI: iPhone 6 lets criminals ‘go dark’

Tony Zhan checks out his new iPhone 6 Plus outside the Apple store in Pasadena, California on the first day of sale, September 19, 2014.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images Apple’s new iPhone 6 has FBI Director James Comey worried: encryption technology that comes pre-loaded on every device makes it virtually impossible for law enforcement to [...]

FBI: iPhone 6 lets criminals ‘go dark’

FBI: iPhone 6 lets criminals ‘go dark’

Tony Zhan checks out his new iPhone 6 Plus outside the Apple store in Pasadena, California on the first day of sale, September 19, 2014.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images Apple’s new iPhone 6 has FBI Director James Comey worried: encryption technology that comes pre-loaded on every device makes it virtually impossible for law enforcement to [...]

Intensive new documentary exposes Iraqi factionalism in wake of the Islamic State

Intensive new documentary exposes Iraqi factionalism in wake of the Islamic State

Iraqis who have fled recent fighting in the cities of Mosul and Tal Afar try to enter a temporary displacement camp but are blocked by Kurdish soldiers on July 2, 2014 in Khazair, Iraq.; Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Militants unleashed a wave of attacks in Iraq on Thursday, mainly targeting Shiite areas in and around [...]

Intensive new documentary exposes Iraqi factionalism in wake of the Islamic State

Intensive new documentary exposes Iraqi factionalism in wake of the Islamic State

Iraqis who have fled recent fighting in the cities of Mosul and Tal Afar try to enter a temporary displacement camp but are blocked by Kurdish soldiers on July 2, 2014 in Khazair, Iraq.; Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Militants unleashed a wave of attacks in Iraq on Thursday, mainly targeting Shiite areas in and around [...]

Intensive new documentary exposes Iraqi factionalism in wake of the Islamic State

Intensive new documentary exposes Iraqi factionalism in wake of the Islamic State

Iraqis who have fled recent fighting in the cities of Mosul and Tal Afar try to enter a temporary displacement camp but are blocked by Kurdish soldiers on July 2, 2014 in Khazair, Iraq.; Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Militants unleashed a wave of attacks in Iraq on Thursday, mainly targeting Shiite areas in and around [...]

Intensive new documentary exposes Iraqi factionalism in wake of the Islamic State

Intensive new documentary exposes Iraqi factionalism in wake of the Islamic State

Iraqis who have fled recent fighting in the cities of Mosul and Tal Afar try to enter a temporary displacement camp but are blocked by Kurdish soldiers on July 2, 2014 in Khazair, Iraq.; Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Militants unleashed a wave of attacks in Iraq on Thursday, mainly targeting Shiite areas in and around [...]

Intensive new documentary exposes Iraqi factionalism in wake of the Islamic State

Intensive new documentary exposes Iraqi factionalism in wake of the Islamic State

Iraqis who have fled recent fighting in the cities of Mosul and Tal Afar try to enter a temporary displacement camp but are blocked by Kurdish soldiers on July 2, 2014 in Khazair, Iraq.; Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Militants unleashed a wave of attacks in Iraq on Thursday, mainly targeting Shiite areas in and around [...]

New UC center to prevent family violence merges law, psychology, medicine and more

New UC center to prevent family violence  merges law, psychology, medicine and more

A man holds up a placard as he takes part in a rally to urge the Lebanese parliament to sign a law against domestic violence, on April 1, 2014, in Beirut. ; Credit: JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images While tragedies of family violence are looming large in recent weeks, UC Irvine law professor Jane Stoever is combining [...]

Facebook and Apple to offer free egg-freezing to female employees

Facebook and Apple to offer free egg-freezing to female employees

A technician withdraws deep-frozen cells for in-vitro culturing at a laboratory of German pharmaceutical giant Schering.; Credit: Handout/Getty Images There are many perks to working for a Silicon Valley tech firm. In this competitive field, retaining skilled workers can be a challenge, leading companies to offer everything from free meals to game rooms and gym [...]

Facebook and Apple to offer free egg-freezing to female employees

Facebook and Apple to offer free egg-freezing to female employees

A technician withdraws deep-frozen cells for in-vitro culturing at a laboratory of German pharmaceutical giant Schering.; Credit: Handout/Getty Images There are many perks to working for a Silicon Valley tech firm. In this competitive field, retaining skilled workers can be a challenge, leading companies to offer everything from free meals to game rooms and gym [...]