There are more mobile telephones in Germany than residents. Why do we need the latest smartphone? How companies awaken our desire for new things in order to market their products.
Apple Inc supplier Foxconn has agreed to manufacture a blockchain phone from startup Sirin Labs. The contract electronics maker's entry has heated up the race for a phone aimed at digital coin aficionados.
Stock market regulators are examining Apple's failure to disclose the slowing of older iPhones, US media reports. Several lawsuits are pending after the firm admitted it intentionally reduced the speed of some devices.
The Smarter app can connect people when cell service is down, to find lost relatives or ask for help. But crucial figures are opposed to the technology, and will need convincing before the app can hit the market.
American smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm has been fined by the European Union for paying Apple to use its chips exclusively. The punishment represents nearly 5 percent of the company's 2017 turnover.
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