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Apple urged to study iPhone addiction in children

Two large shareholders have urged Apple to study whether iPhones are proving addictive for children and that intensive use of the smartphones may be bad for their mental health, Bloomberg News reported Monday.

Apple warns iPhones, iPads and Mac computers hit by Intel flaw

Apple has confirmed an Intel glitch has affected all iPhones, iPads and Mac computers.

Apple takes French tax activists to court over store protest

Apple has filed a lawsuit against the Attac activist group after about 100 of its supporters occupied the tech giant's flagship store in Paris last month, protesting alleged "wide-scale tax evasion" by the firm.

Security flaws put phones, computers at risk

Security researchers have disclosed a set of security flaws that they said could let hackers steal sensitive information from nearly every modern computing device containing chips from Intel Corp, Advanced Micro Devices Inc and ARM Holdings.

Google moved €16bn to Bermuda to avoid tax – report

Google moved 15.9 billion euros ($19.2 billion) to a Bermuda shell company in 2016, saving it billions of dollars in taxes that year, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, quoting regulatory filings in the Netherlands.

Asian markets clumb again, dollar faces further weakness

Asian equities continued their positive start to the year on Wednesday following more record closes on Wall Street, but the dollar faced further selling pressure.

Apple apologises over slowed iPhones

Facing lawsuits and consumer outrage after it said it slowed older iPhones with flagging batteries, Apple Inc is dropping prices for battery replacements and will change its software to show users whether their phone battery is good.

Huawei plans global push to combat its slowing smartphone sales in China

China’s Huawei Technologies on Friday flagged overall and smartphone revenue figures for 2017 that represented its slowest growth in four years, and vowed to extend its global reach with more premium products next year.

Apple chief Tim Cook must fly private for ‘security, efficiency’

Apple's board has instructed chief executive Tim Cook to use only private aircraft "in the interests of security and efficiency" at the world's most valuable company, regulatory documents show.

Apple faces lawsuits after saying it slows down aging iPhones

Apple Inc defrauded iPhone users by slowing devices without warning to compensate for poor-battery-performance, according to eight lawsuits filed in various federal courts this week.

Apple faces 8 lawsuits over throttling of older iPhones

Apple defrauded iPhone users by slowing devices without warning to compensate for poor battery performance, according to eight lawsuits filed in various federal courts in the week since the company opened up about the year-old software change.

India’s import tax hike on electronics could hurt Apple most

India has increased the import tax on dozens of electronic products such as mobile phones and television sets, a government statement said, to help curb supplies from overseas and build up the domestic industry.

San Francisco tech companies lose champion with death of mayor Ed Lee

San Francisco technology companies including Twitter, Salesforce.com, Uber and Airbnb lost an important ally on Tuesday with the sudden death of Mayor Ed Lee.

20 vehicles burnt as tanker explodes in Festac

No fewer than 20 vehicles and four commercial motorcycles were, on Wednesday afternoon, burnt when a tanker laden with petrol fell and spilled its content on the Festac Link Bridge in Awuwo Odofin LGA of Lagos State.

Apple confirms acquiring Shazam for reported $400m

Apple has confirmed acquiring Shazam, a London-based app that allows smartphone users to identify music, for a reported $400m.

Global stocks mixed as bitcoin surges

Global stocks were mixed Monday, with major US indices ending at fresh records as bitcoin futures surged in their debut on a major exchange.

Big Media scrambles to meet challenge from Big Tech

America’s media giants have seen this movie before: Big Tech enters an industry with piles of cash and new ways of doing business, devastating the competition.

Apple is reportedly buying Shazam

Apple is finalizing a deal to acquire Shazam, the app that lets you identify songs, movies, and TV shows from an audio clip, according to TechCrunch. The deal is reportedly for $400 million, according to Recode, which also confirmed the news.

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Etim Esin wants Emmanuel Amuneke to replace Gernot Rohr in Super Eagles

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UTME: 1, 445 candidates register in Jigawa – official

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