Strong iPhone sales helped boost Apple's quarterly earnings by 12 percent. But there are signs the trademark smart phone's dominance for the company may be waning.
The tech giant has offered a major price cut to replace out-of-warranty batteries that affect iPhone performance. Days before issuing an apology, it acknowledged it purposely slowed down older iPhones to prevent issues.
The iPhone maker has admitted that as battery life deteriorates, power is deliberately reduced, which slows performance. Users have long complained that their phones slow down when new models are released.
Researchers have found a design flaw in microprocessors that could jeopardize enormous amounts of personal data stored on devices from smartphones to server systems. DW has the essentials.
Ireland expects the US iPhone maker to start paying billions in back taxes, after the EU said in 2016 the money was the result of Apple receiving unfair tax incentives and launching a lawsuit against Ireland.
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