Mitzi Bickers

Celebrities, billionaires and criminals are making the switch to the old school flip phone to avoid privacy invasion by snooping government officials, law enforcement or Facebook.com.

When former Atlanta city manager Mitzi Bickers (pictured) was arrested on bribery, wire fraud and money laundering charges earlier this month, she was spotted talking on a flip phone as she left the federal courthouse with her attorney.

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Find My Friends app

A popular iPhone smartphone app led police to the body of a missing Atlanta woman on Wednesday, WSBTV reports.

Police found the body of a woman along a dirt trail near a school at 3 AM Wednesday. Her family had reported her missing. Police have not released the name of the missing woman who is in her 30s.

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mixed race girl with iPhone

If you suspect that Apple is intentionally throttling or slowing down your iPhone to force you to upgrade, you're not just being paranoid. Apple has confirmed rumors that the old iPhones are designed to slow down as the battery ages.

Forbes first noticed back in 2016 that their old iPhones were slowing down. They did a little investigating and learned that there is "something buried in iOS code called 'Powerd' that will increasingly slow down your device as your battery degrades."

Once that code was removed, their old iPhones ran at normal speed again.

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Tim Cook

The FBI persuaded a federal judge to order Apple, Inc. to disable the iPhone's self-destruct feature.

The judge ordered Apple to cooperate with the feds "within reason" to break into it's own iPhone.

Apple's CEO Tim Cook had 5 days to respond to the judge's order.

His response was: "We oppose this order."

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The girlfriend of Kristopher Love, the man police suspect shot and killed Dallas dentist Kendra Hatcher in the parking garage of her luxury apartments, says she doesn't believe he killed Hatcher.

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