A California federal judge has tossed out, for the second time, a proposed class action alleging fixes for a pair of security bugs slowed down the processing speed of Apple devices, finding the consumers still haven't shown they personally experienced the problems and nixing the suit for good, reports Law360.Read More
A group of Israelis has filed a request with the Haifa District Court of Israel to file a class-action lawsuit against Apple, Intel, and ARM because of the "Spectre" and "Meltdown" processor exploits. The six District Courts in Israel serve both as the appellate courts and also as the court of first instance for some cases (e.g. real estate or IP).Read More
Happy Monday! We have stories on today's podcast about a survey showing that smart speaker users don’t use their smartphones as much, a rumor about an iPhone SE 2, and Intel being slapped with three lawsuits so far over the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities.
- Accenture surveyed 2,271 smart speaker owners, and the majority of them say they’re not using their smartphones as much anymore
- An Indian tech site says that an iPhone SE 2 will be released this year, complete with a glass back for wireless charging
- Intel is facing class action lawsuits from three states so far alleging damages due to the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities