Apple to pay $113 mn to US states over iPhone battery complaints

San Francisco (AFP) – Apple has agreed to pay $113 million to settle litigation with more than 30 US states over its slowdown in performance of older iPhones to manage battery power.The latest “batterygate” settlement will divide the settlement among California and 33 other states, according to a statement by state Attorney General Xavier Becerra.The settlement resolves complaints that the tech giant  made misrepresentations about iPhone batteries and software updates that throttled processing performance  to manage insufficient battery power, according to the state official.”Apple withheld in…

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