U.S. Government Clashing with Tech Companies Over Access

U.S. government conflicts with Apple and Microsoft reflect heightened corporate resistance, in the post-Edward J. Snowden era, by American technology companies intent on demonstrating that they are trying to protect customer information. President Obama has charged White House Homeland Security and cybersecurity officials, along with those at the Justice Department, the FBI and the intelligence agencies, with proposing solutions -- some legislative, some not -- to the technology access issue