Next Two Generations of iPhones Already Developed, and DA George Gascón Is Bummed

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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.

Apple's government liaison Michael Foulkes explained that the company already has two more generations of iPhone in its pipeline, and that it would be too cumbersome to add new security technology as an afterthought. The new kill-switch-bereft iPhones were designed two years ago under late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, Foulkes says, and they're ready to go on the market.
That rankled Gascón, who argues that iPhone burglaries have become a scourge in San Francisco.

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