AWT News Update: April 19, 2016

AWT News Update: April 19, 2016

Here's your daily dose of fresh news from the world of Apple:

  • Apple testifies in front of Congress about encryption
  • Intel, which makes processors for Macs, will lay off 11% of its workforce
  • Pinterest updates its iOS app with a little help from the original Mac icon designer
  • Apple Pay expands to its sixth country and adds more US banks and credit unions
  • Picking up a new MacBook tomorrow? There's an update for it already
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Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell to appear at House Judiciary Committee on security and privacy

Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell to appear at House Judiciary Committee on security and privacy

The House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing titled “The Encryption Tightrope: Balancing Americans’ Security and Privacy” on Tuesday, March 1. Bruce Sewell (pictured), Apple’s senior vice president and general counsel, and FBI director James Comey, will be among those making an appearance.

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