Earlier today, Apple issued a response to inquisitions from Senator John Thune regarding its iPhone battery debacle. Apple explained in the response that it is “considering” offering rebates to those customers who paid full price for...Show More Summary
In a letter to Senator John Thune, Apple confirmed that it would bring transparency to the way its iPhones handle CPU slowdowns due to aging lithium-ion batteries. If you have an Apple Developer account, you can check out the solution the company has baked right into its upcoming iOS 11.3 release. Show More Summary
Apple's batterygate fallout might translate to some cash for consumers. In a letter Apple sent to Senate Commerce Committee chairman John Thune (R-SD) on Tuesday, Apple said it is seeing "strong demand" for iPhone 6 and above replacement...Show More Summary
In early January, Senator John Thune's office sent Apple a letter regarding the company's practice of slowing down iPhones when batteries start showing their age. The letter asked if Apple had thought about replacing batteries for free (instead of the company's plan to offer reduceprice $29 replacements). Show More Summary
Apple is considering giving rebates to iPhone owners who bought batteries to improve the performance of their phones before a price cut, according to a letter it sent to Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), the chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee. The company cut the price of its battery replacements from $79 to $29 after disclosing […]
House Republicans should proceed carefully before making public a House Intelligence Committee memo alleging a variety of abuses by the FBI and Department of Justice, Senate Republican Conference Chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) said Thursday. Show More Summary
Top Senate Republican John Thune has called on House Republicans to heed the warning issued by the FBI on the release of the controversial and allegedly misleading memo authored by GOP Rep. Devin Nunes. The FBI had issued a rare statement...Show More Summary
Senator John Thune, the No. 3 Republican in the Senate, warned House Republicans that they should listen to warnings from national security officials about making the memo public.
Bipartisan legislation to “promote the safe development of autonomous vehicles” is currently being held up by a trio of Democrats, according to U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune. While much of Congress is hoping to push the AV START Act through, Sen. Show More Summary
U.S. Senator John Thune asked Apple CEO Tim Cook for answers about why old iPhones are deliberately slowed down.
Senator John Thune, chair of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, has sent Apple CEO Tim Cook a letter with questions about the company's decision to slow older models of iPhones, Reuters reports. In December, Apple admitted...Show More Summary
Senator John Thune wants Tim Cook to answer if Apple considered making free battery replacements available after its iPhone slowdown controversy.
Sen. John Thune asks Apple CEO Tim Cook the same questions we would.
A top U.S. lawmaker, Republican Sen. John Thune, has penned a letter to Apple with further questions about slowing older models of the iPhone via Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS. Senator Thune, Chair of the Commerce, Science and...Show More Summary
US Senator John Thune has entered the fray around Apple’s admitted slowing down of older iPhones, sending the company a list of questions about how it came to the decision to throttle performance on its devices without informing users, The Wall Street Journal reports. Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The chairman of the U.S. Senate's commerce committee wants Apple to lift the veil on its once-secret slowdown of older iPhones. Sen. John Thune, a South Dakota Republican, issued his request for more informationShow More Summary
Apple has caught the ire of Sen. John Thune (R) who wants to know more about Apple's throttling of older iPhones. The company admitted last month that it sometimes slowed down older iPhones with aging batteries in order to prevent shutdowns. Show More Summary
Senator John Thune joined me to discuss the closing negotiations regarding the tax bill:
He was discussing sexual-assault scandals on Capitol Hill.
(Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via AP Images) From left, Republican Senators John Thune, Johnny Isakson, Charles Grassley, Mitch McConnell, Orrin Hatch, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn at...Show More Summary