Apple facing class action lawsuit over alleged iTunes & Apple Music data sale

Residents of Rhode Island and Michigan lead the suit, which maintains that Apple profits unjustly by releasing what users play in iTunes and on Apple Music to other companies, and also allowing third-party app developers direct access to what tracks are in users’ iTunes library. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Russia finds Apple guilty of iPhone price-fixing, potentially facing fines

Last August, Russia opened an investigation into Apple over alleged price-fixing related to the iPhone. At the time, Apple denied any involvement and said that “retailers set their own prices” for the products. Now, Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service, however, has found Apple guilty of price-fixing in the country… more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

Some AirPods Users Facing Battery Drain Issues With Charging Case

After the AirPods launched online and then arrived to the first set of customers earlier in December, some users have begun realizing that the charging case that comes with the headphones isn’t holding Apple’s advertised 24 hours of charge. In theory, the charging case should only lose noticeable amounts of charge when the AirPods are […]

AT&T and Verizon Facing FCC Scrutiny After Exempting Their Own Apps From Data Caps

Both AT&T and Verizon offer apps and streaming services that don’t count against the data cap they impose on customers, a practice that the United States Federal Communications Commission does not approve of. The FCC this week sent letters (via The Verge) to both Verizon and AT&T, claiming that the data cap exemptions, called “zero […]