France probes Apple over iPhone planned obsolescence complaint – TechCrunch

French authorities are investigating whether Apple deliberately slows down older iPhones in order to increase sales, AFP reports. The move follows a complaint by a French consumer group, HOP, that campaigns against planned obsolescence and which filed …
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