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#Splitgate is the latest controversy to hit Apples new iPhones

Apple’s newest smartphones are only a few weeks old, and there’s already a “gate” controversy going around social media. Apple confirmed on Monday that it’s investigating two reported cases of iPhone 8 Pluses splitting apart while charging. An iPhone 8 Plus owner in Taiwan said her five-day-old device split open when it was connected to the

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iPhone at 10: how it changed everything

Alex Hern bought the first iPhone a decade ago. As it celebrates its 10th anniversary, he looks back on how it changed the world and his life Ten years ago today, the first iPhone hit stores in the US. On paper, the device was nothing special: it lacked the 3G connectivity which was becoming standard

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Life and death in Apples forbidden city

In an extract from his new book, Brian Merchant reveals how he gained access to Longhua, the vast complex where iPhones are made and where, in 2010, unhappy workers started killing themselves The sprawling factory compound, all grey dormitories and weather-beaten warehouses, blends seamlessly into the outskirts of the Shenzhen megalopolis. Foxconns enormous Longhua plant

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Apple becomes first company worth $800bn

The iPhone makers market capitalisation is well on the way to $1 trillion after a huge 50% rise since the US election Apple has become the first company in history to top the $800bn mark in market capitalisation, slightly more than two years after it crossed the

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China to question Apple about use of app streaming to beat censors

Three government agencies lead crackdown on popular software which can be used to violate internet regulation Chinese authorities will question Apple over live-streaming video software available on the companys app store, amid an increasingly hostile business environment for foreign firms in the worlds second largest economy. Police, cyberspace administration and cultural law enforcement team will

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Apple to fix 'touch disease' flaw for iPhone 6 Plus

The significant flaw in touchscreens can be triggered when devices are dropped multiple times, Apple claimed Apple has acknowledged a significant flaw that causes touchscreens to fail in some iPhone 6 Plus smartphones, claiming the problem can be triggered when devices are dropped multiple times. Announcing the Multi-Touch Repair Program for iPhone 6 Plus on