Apple Says It Never Meant to Slow Down Old iPhones
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Apple apologized for a software update that led to slower performance on older iPhones.
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The EU has agreed on the text of a law to force smartphone makers to equip their devices with a single, common charging port known as USB Type-C. The deal with member states and lawmakers comes as a setback to Apple, which had argued that imposing a universal cable could hinder innovation. We take a closer look. But first, the World Bank warns of 1970s-style stagflation as it sharply lowers its forecast for global growth.
22 Jun 2022
Meta, Microsoft and other tech giants racing to build the emerging metaverse concept have formed a group to foster the development of industry standards that would make the companies' nascent digital worlds compatible with each other.
4 Sep 2022
Porsche CEO Oliver Blume has begun his dual role as the head of Volkswagen. Blume is taking over at a sensitive time for the German carmaker, as it tries to pull off a shift to electric vehicles.
9 Sep 2022
California tech giant Apple launched its new iPhone 14 model on Wednesday, featuring emergency satellite communication and improved cameras. It's Apple's latest push to increase its share of the global smartphone market. Plus, we look ahead to the European Central Bank's announced rate hike and British PM Liz Truss's much-awaited plan to deal with soaring energy bills.
26 Sep 2022
Apple said on Monday it will manufacture its latest iPhone 14 in India, as the tech giant moves some of its production away from China.
24 Dec 2022
Germany's Constitutional Court is weighing up whether CIA-funded Palantir surveillance software can be used by the country's police. Experts are divided over whether "Hessendata" constitutes "predictive policing."
On Thursday, Apple reported that revenue fell 5 percent to $117.15 billion during the three months that ended in December, the company's first quarterly sales decline since before the pandemic. Profits decreased 13 percent to $30 billion.
The iPhone maker's top supplier Foxconn plans to boost production in India, with a new facility in Bengaluru. But the move westward could be beset by red tape and quality control issues.
Martin Yang of Oppenheimer says Apple is probably not willing to "lower its price relative to other markets … just for the sake of gaining market share in the near term," as there is a good number customers who will be willing to pay a premium price for its products.
In a big gamble for the world’s most valuable company, Apple is widely expected to launch its first major new product in almost a decade at its annual developers' conference next week: a virtual reality headset.
Data breaches involving facial recognition data increase the potential for identity theft, stalking, and harassment because, unlike passwords and credit card information, faces cannot easily be changed.
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The Director General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Professor Eghosa E. Osaghae, has called for a new framework for federalism in Nigeria, one that is more contextualised and adaptable to the country’s unique circumstances.
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