Apple wants attorney removed in ongoing ‘Batterygate’ brouhaha

Apple wants attorney removed in ongoing ‘Batterygate’ brouhaha

Apple has moved to remove the co-lead counsel in a consolidated multidistrict litigation accusing the tech giant of deliberately slowing down iPhone performance, saying the attorneys had quoted from protected Apple documents in open court during a hearing and doubled down when challenged, reports Law360.

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Apple accused of unfairly benefiting from iPhone battery replacement program

Apple accused of unfairly benefiting from iPhone battery replacement program

Apple has been accused of finding unnecessary faults with iPhones and profiting from a battery replacement initiative, reports BBC News. When the U.S.firm announced it had been slowing down iPhones in order to preserve battery life (the “Batterygate” brouhaha) in December last year, it apologized for not telling people sooner.

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Apple World Today News Update: January 31, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: January 31, 2018

We leave the month of January with an extended edition of the AWT News Update podcast:

  • Apple is crippling macOS Server later this spring and asking administrators to consider switching to open source versions of the apps that make up the server package
  • 18-core iMac Pros are on the way to some lucky folks who ordered the powerful computer
  • One feature to expect in Apple operating systems later this year is the ability for developers to easily port iOS apps to Mac, with iPad apps reportedly requiring little or no changes to run on macOS
  • Apple responds to SEC and DOJ investigations with a statement describing its intentions in throttling iPhone CPUs
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