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  • France investigating Apple's secret slowdown of old iPhones

    SYLVIE CORBET and PHILIPPE SOTTO|Jan 10, 2018

    PARIS (AP) — French authorities have opened an investigation into Apple over revelations it secretly slowed down older versions of its iPhones, the Paris prosecutor's office said Tuesday. The preliminary probe was opened last week over alleged "deception and planned obsolescence" of some Apple products, the office said. It is led by the French body in charge of fraud control, which is part of the finance ministry. It follows a legal complaint filed in December by a French consumer rights group whose aim is to stop the intentional o...