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Apple: iPhone 8 & iPhone X include ‘hardware updates’ to handle battery & throttling issues

2 weeks agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

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

Latest iOS beta shows how battery health settings will work

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 may offer rebates on battery replacements

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

Apple may offer rebates on full-price battery replacements

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 explores the possibility of a rebate over battery issue for some iPhone owners

2 weeks agoTechnology : Post Tech

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 […]

Senate GOP Leader Cautions Nunes on FBI Memo

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

A top GOP senator has urged House Republicans to listen to the FBI's concerns about the controversial Russia memo

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 Urges Fellow Republicans to Heed Warnings on Releasing Secret Memo

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

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.

Senate Fumbles With Self-driving Legislation

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

Slow iPhone Scandal: Senator Demands Answers From Apple CEO Tim Cook

U.S. Senator John Thune asked Apple CEO Tim Cook for answers about why old iPhones are deliberately slowed down.

US Senator questions Apple about slowing older iPhones

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 questions Apple on older iPhone slowdowns

Senator John Thune wants Tim Cook to answer if Apple considered making free battery replacements available after its iPhone slowdown controversy.

US senator questions Apple about slowing down older iPhones - CNET

Sen. John Thune asks Apple CEO Tim Cook the same questions we would.

Senator John Thune has some questions for Apple

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

News: Number of lawsuits against Apple grows as US, French officials inquire about iPhone throttling

last monthTechnology / Mobile : iLounge

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

Senate commerce leader confronts Apple about iPhone slowdown

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

Senator Wants Answers from Apple Over iPhone Slow-Down

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

Simplifying the Tax Code, or Simply Trickle-Down Economics?

(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

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