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France investigates Apple for slowing down old iPhones

PARIS — French prosecutors have opened an investigation into Apple over revelations it secretly slowed down older versions of its handsets......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 9th, 2018

Apple facing slew of Russian lawsuits over slow iPhones

MOSCOW, Russia – Seven lawsuits have been launched in Russia and "hundreds" dozens more are in the pipeline against US tech giant Apple which has already admitted to slowing the performance of older iPhone models, a lawyer for some of the plaintiffs said Wednesday. "We have sent seven lawsuits to Moscow ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones, offers discounted batteries

SAN FRANCISCO, USA – Apple on Thursday, December 28, apologized to its customers for slowing down the performance of older iPhone models and said it would discount replacement batteries for some of its handsets. The move by Apple responded to an uproar from iPhone users – and a series ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones, offers discounted batteries

SAN FRANCISCO, United States --- Apple on Thursday apologized to its customers for slowing down performance of older iPhone models and said it would discount replacement batteries for some of its handsets. The move by Apple responded to an uproar from iPhone users -- and a series of lawsuits -- after news of the battery problems stoked concerns the company was unfairly nudging consumers to upgrade. "We know that some of you feel Apple has let you down. We apologize," Apple said in a message to customers on its website. "We've always wanted our customers to be able to use their iPhones as long as possible. We're proud that Apple products are known for their durability, and fo...Keep on reading: Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones, offers discounted batteries.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Apple gets sued after saying it slows down aging iPhones

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple, Inc. defrauded iPhone users by slowing devices without warning to compensate for poor battery performance, according to eight lawsuits filed in various federal courts in the week since the company opened up about the year-old software change. The tweak may have led iPhone owners to misguided attempts to resolve issues over […] The post Apple gets sued after saying it slows down aging iPhones appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

Apple admits to slowing iPhones as batteries age

SAN FRANCISCO, USA – Apple on Thursday confirmed what some conspiracy theorists suspected, that it intentionally slows performance of older iPhones as batteries weaken from age. The admission played into concerns that Apple was stealthily nudging iPhone users to upgrade to newer models by letting them think it was the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

Foie gras terrine, duck breast sous vide, apple tarte tatin—Anya Resort’s Samira joins worldwide Goût de France dinner

  Samira Restaurant of Anya Resort Tagaytay recently joined select restaurants worldwide in celebrating Got de France. For the fourth consecutive year, this worldwide culinary event has united thousands of chefs from over five continents, in celebrating the taste of French gastronomy. Eighteen chefs and restaurants from the Philippines participated in the fourth edition of Got de France/Good France. This year, the event was dedicated to the renowned chef Paul Bocuse, who led the great evolution of French nouvelle cuisine. Samira Restaurant in Anya Resort Tagaytay was selected to serve a Got de France dinner. The restaurant is one of Anya Resort's most prominent featu...Keep on reading: Foie gras terrine, duck breast sous vide, apple tarte tatin—Anya Resort’s Samira joins worldwide Goût de France dinner.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

Apple developing curved screens, touchless controls for future iPhones - report

Apple developing curved screens, touchless controls for future iPhones - report.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2018

France to sue Google, Apple over developer contracts

PARIS — France said on Wednesday it will take Google and Apple to court and seek fines of €2 million ($2.5 million) over what it termed “abusive” contractual terms imposed by the tech giants on start-ups and developers. Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told RTL radio he had been made aware that Apple, Inc. and […] The post France to sue Google, Apple over developer contracts appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 16th, 2018

France to take legal action against Google, Apple for abusive practices

PARIS, France – France will take legal action against Google and Apple for "abusive business practices," Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Wednesday, March 14, as transatlantic ties threaten to be riven by a trade war. "I believe in an economy based on justice and I will take Google and Apple before ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 14th, 2018

3 new iPhones, including upsized iPhone X, expected for September – report

MANILA, Philippines – Apple plans to release a trio of new smartphones based around the design and features of the iPhone X by fall of this year, Bloomberg reports . Similar to the Plus releases of past years, the iPhone X is reportedly getting a size upgrade with a screen ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2018

Apple overtakes Samsung in shrinking smartphone market: survey

Apple overtook Samsung in the fourth quarter as the largest smartphone producer in a declining global market for handsets, a research firm said Friday. A survey by research firm IDC showed Apple -- which reported its quarterly data Thursday -- led all vendors with 77.3 million iPhones sold, giving it a 19.2 percent market share. Even though Apple's unit sales were down 1.3 percent from a year earlier, it was able to move ahead of South Korea's Samsung, whose 74.1 million devices sold gave it a market share of 18.4 percent, IDC said. Huawei held the number three position with a 10.2 percent market share, followed by fellow Chinese makers Xiaomi and Oppo, with 7.0 an...Keep on reading: Apple overtakes Samsung in shrinking smartphone market: survey.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2018

Apple to add battery features after slowdown row

Apple Inc announced changes that make good on its promise to allow users to turn off a controversial feature that slows down iPhones when batteries are running low......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 25th, 2018

EU fines chipmaker Qualcomm 1 billion euros for Apple deal

BRUSSELS, Belgium – The EU on Wednesday, January 24, hit US chipmaking giant Qualcomm with an antitrust fine of 997 million euros ($1.2 billion) for paying Apple to use its chips exclusively in iPhones and iPads. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said that by striking the agreement with Apple in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018

Apple to release software update to resolve iPhone slowdown: CEO

Apple Inc will release a software update that will allow users to turn off a feature that slows down iPhones when batteries are low on charge, Chief Executive Tim Cook told ABC News......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

Apple urged to study iPhone addiction in children

NEW YORK, USA – Two large shareholders have urged Apple to study whether iPhones are proving addictive for children and that intensive use of the smartphones may be bad for their mental health, Bloomberg News reported Monday. "There is a growing body of evidence that, for at least some ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

Apple should address youth phone addiction

Apple Inc shareholders Jana Partners and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System are urging the smartphone maker to take steps to address what they say is a growing problem of young people getting addicted to Apple’s iPhones, Jana partner Charles Penner said......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

Tech firms battle to resolve major security flaw

PARIS, France – Amazon, Google and now Apple – as the list of digital giants hit by the "Spectre" and "Meltdown" computer security flaws grows longer, the race is on to limit the damage.  "All Mac systems and iOS devices are affected, but there are no known exploits impacting customers at ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 6th, 2018

Tech firms battle to resolve major security flaw

PARIS, France -- Amazon, Google and now Apple -- as the list of digital giants hit by the "Spectre" and "Meltdown" computer security flaws grows longer, the race is on to limit the damage. "All Mac systems and iOS devices are affected, but there are no known exploits impacting customers at this time," Apple -- whose devices are usually regarded as secure -- said in a post on an online support page on Thursday. Almost all microprocessors produced over the past 10 years by Intel, AMD and ARM are affected. No PC or mobile device can function without the miniature components that are effectively nerve centers for executing computer programs and apps. And that is what distinguishes t...Keep on reading: Tech firms battle to resolve major security flaw.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 6th, 2018

Apple bumps up timeline of $29 battery replacement price, now in effect

MANILA, Philippines – Apple has sped up its timeline for making replacement batteries for iPhones available at a discounted price, following controversy surrounding the company's throttling of iPhones with aging batteries . Apple on Saturday, December 30, said the $29 replacement price will be made effective immediately, rather than in late January. Speaking with ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 31st, 2017

‘SORRY’ | Apple apologizes after outcry over slowed iPhones

Facing lawsuits and consumer outrage after it said it slowed older iPhones with flagging batteries, Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is slashing prices for battery replacements and will change its software to show users whether their phone battery is good. In a posting on its website Thursday, Apple apologized over its handling of the battery issue and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017