A computer hacker has landed in jail for three years and five months after stealing data from iPads belonging to approximately 120,000 users.
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Apple's iPad found itself the hacker's target through infiltrating the AT&T network, Reuters reports. Not only were normal United States citizens affected, but New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Harvey Weinstein and TV news anchor Diane Sawyer also bore the brunt of the attack.
Apple's iPad continues to dominate the tablet market, but Google's Android appears to be taking a bite out of Apple's market share.
The iPad lineup made up 55 percent of tablet shipments in the third quarter, according to data released today by ABI Research, a 14 percent decline from the second quarter and its lowest level since the iPad's introduction two years ago.
Justice has prevailed! The FBI has arrested a worker at New York's JFK airport who acted as a lookout for a pair of accomplices who stole 3,600 iPad minis last week. Renel Rene Richardson (not to be confused with René Ritchie of iMore.com) was arrested after co-workers told Port Authority detectives that he had made inquiries about when the iPad minis were supposed to arrive, as well as where he might get a forklift.
The tablet wars are hotting up ahead of Christmas 2012, and not just in the hugely competitive 7in segment, where the iPad mini and Google Nexus 7 are battling it out for holiday supremacy; there's more choice than ever in the full form factor market as well.