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After 'batterygate', Apple is now facing dozens of investigations and lawsuits

4 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

It's been about a month since Apple confirmed it was slowing down of older iPhones , and despite apologizing for the fracas and promising to replace old batteries for cheaper, the storm that's been dubbed ‘batterygate' hasn't blown over for the Cupertino-based giant. Now Apple faces a plethora of lawsuits filed in the US and, earlier this month, France announced that the country's consumer watchdog would be investigating the “deception and planned obsolescence” by the company. It's China's turn now, with the Shanghai Consumer Council requesting an explanation for the battery-related...
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Apple Facing Probes In China Over Slowed Down iPhones

Apple Facing Probes In China Over Slowed Down iPhones

4 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

If Apple was hoping for the slowed down iPhone controversy to blow over, it seems that the company could be in for a long fight ahead of them. Not only are they facing probes in the US by various US lawmakers , but a report from Reuters has revealed that China's consumer group are now seeking answers from the Cupertino company as well. In a letter sent by the Shanghai Consumer Council to Apple, they are requesting an explanation for the iPhone slow-down and information on what Apple plans to do to address it. Apple had previously offered a public explanation in which they stated that this...
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