Technology – Apple faces probe by Paris prosecutors over ‘planned obsolescence’

Paris prosecutors have launched a probe of US tech giant Apple over suspected “planned obsolescence” in some of its iPhone models. It comes after a complaint by the association Stop Planned Obsolescence (HOP or Halte a l’Obsolescence Programmee) that followed Apple’s admission last month that it intentionally slowed down older models of its iPhones over time.… Please follow and like us:

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Silicon Valley mystery: Why the ‘time is right’ for Eric Schmidt to leave as Alphabet chairman

If the first thing you asked was “what did he do” when you heard the news that Google fixture Eric Schmidt is stepping aside as Alphabet executive chairman, you have company. The Silicon Valley tech giant didn’t say why Schmidt is out. “Larry, Sergey, Sundar and I all believe that the time is right in Alphabet’s… Please follow and like us:

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Apple unveils iPhone X; 10th-anniversary model starts at $999

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Ten years ago, Steve Jobs stepped onto the stage at the Moscone convention center in San Francisco to unveil the iPhone, not fully knowing its transformational power for Apple, Silicon Valley, the internet and the world. On Tuesday, his successor, Tim Cook, unveiled Apple’s latest model, the iPhone X, in a state-of-the-art Cupertino… Please follow and like us:

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