Bernie Sanders criticizes Apple’s $2.5B California housing plan, says company helped create crisis

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders had harsh words for Apple after the company announced plans to pledge $ 2.5 billion to fight California’s housing crisis, saying the contribution is an effort to misdirect from the tech giant’s tax encumbrances. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple removes ‘Designed by Apple in California’ book from US online store

Back in November of 2016, Apple released the ‘Designed By Apple In California’ book, which highlights its storied design history. Sometime recently, however, Apple has removed the book from its online store in the United States. more… The post Apple removes ‘Designed by Apple in California’ book from US online store appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

11-year-old California girl says her iPhone 6 exploded, Apple investigating

An 11-year-old girl from California claims that her iPhone 6 recently caught fire. Kayla Ramos says that she was holding her iPhone in her hand when she saw sparks and threw the device across the room. more… The post 11-year-old California girl says her iPhone 6 exploded, Apple investigating appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

California bill over encryption backdoors could prevent Apple from selling iPhones on its home turf

California is now presenting a new bill that, if passed into law, would stop Apple from selling iPhones on its home turf, via ZDNet. The bill requires smartphone manufacturers to sell devices that have backdoors to allow them to be decrypted. Naturally, this affects iPhones which use high-strength security methods and make it practically impossible for anyone […]

California judge dismisses class action suit against Apple over retail worker bag searches

Nearly a year ago, a federal judge dismissed a class action lawsuit Apple employees filed against the company for wages they lost while standing in bag-check lines for 10 to 15 minutes before and after their shifts. The case, however, lived on in California. Until today, that is. According to a report out of Bloomberg, a […]