Foxconn: iPhone maker apologises after huge protests at China plant

Apple supplier Foxconn has apologised for a “technical error” in its payment systems, a day after its iPhone factory in China was rocked by angry protests. Videos had showed hundreds of workers marching at the world’s biggest iPhone factory in…

China Covid: Angry protests at giant iPhone factory in Zhengzhou

Protests have erupted at the world’s biggest iPhone factory in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, according to footage circulated widely online. Videos show hundreds of workers marching, with some confronted by people in hazmat suits and riot police. Those livestreaming…

Brazil fines Apple $2.4 m, prohibits sale of iPhone without charger

Apple has been barred from selling iPhones without a charger in Brazil and fined more than $2 million over the issue, the government said Tuesday, after accusing the US tech giant of “discriminatory practices.” In an official notice, Brazilian authorities…

*Navy nabs 10 suspected vandals, recovers 210,000 litres of AGO (Vanguard)*Chinese restaurant’s manager, four other workers die, Filipino injured in Lagos explosion (Punch)

Navy nabs 10 suspected vandals, recovers 210,000 litres of AGO (Vanguard) A syndicate which specialised in smuggling petroleum products from Nigeria to other parts of Africa has been smashed by operatives of the Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS BEECROFT, Apapa, Lagos.…

Best iPhone, other Apple devices deals now on Konga

Konga, Nigeria’s leading composite e-Commerce giant, is now a prime destination for the best deals in the market on all Apple products. The development comes after Apple joined the growing list of top brands whose products are available to shoppers…

Apple rushes to fix FaceTime ‘eavesdropping’ bug (BBC)

Apple has acknowledged a flaw in its FaceTime software that allowed for brief eavesdropping – even if the recipient did not pick up. In some cases the target iPhone could send video without the receiver’s knowledge. The company said it…

Two nabbed for killing student over iPhone in Bayelsa (Punch)

The Bayelsa State Government has confirmed the arrest of two suspected cult members who were said to have killed Miss Seiyefa Fred during a robbery incident in Yenagoa on November 8, 2018. The Special Adviser to the Governor of Bayelsa…

Mob kills two boys for stealing iPhone, laptop (Guardian)

A mob has allegedly killed two boys for stealing an iPhone device and a laptop in Benin, Edo state. The victims whose names were yet to be revealed were murdered by persons who could not verify the allegations against them.…

Mob kills two boys for stealing iPhone, laptop (Guardian)

A mob has allegedly killed two boys for stealing an iPhone device and a laptop in Benin, Edo state. The victims whose names were yet to be revealed were murdered by persons who could not verify the allegations against them.…

Apple no longer wants to talk iPhone sales (BBC)

For years, Apple investors and customers marveled as the number of iPhones sold seemed to defy gravity. Now the show is coming to an end. Apple said Thursday it plans to stop reporting how many iPhones, iPads and Macs it…

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