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Apple has reportedly agreed to pay $500 million to settle lawsuits for throttling older iPhones. The proposal, which grants up to $25 in settlement for affected iPhone owners, is awaiting approval.
Apple is still suffering the consequences of throttling older iPhone models in an attempt to preserve stability, as France's DGCCRF today fined the company €25 million for the practice.
The latest batch of firmware updates to Microsoft's Surface Book 2 and Surface Pro 6 seem to be playing havoc with the PCs' processors, leading to excessive throttling down to 400MHz clock speeds.
The Santa Clara County fire department had to pay Verizon twice its regular subscription fee in order to stop them from throttling its supposedly "unlimited" data in the middle of a wildfire response.
Following user backlash over the disappointing performance of its Intel Core i9 MacBook Pro, Apple has apologized for the problems and says a fix is included in an update rolling out today.
Although Apple discounted the cost of iPhone battery replacements at the end of 2017, it overlooked customers who had previously serviced their handsets. The company is now addressing this situation.
Net neutrality isn't officially dead yet, and AT&T is already starting to flaunt a sponsored content service that will get around data caps for users. But it still promises things won't change.
Apple has decided to reverse a decision which saw an app, that can figure out if your ISP is abiding by net neutrality rules, being rejected during the process to be added to the app store.
The Cupertino-based tech giant is coming under increasing scrutiny as four more U.S. lawmakers have now sent letters to the company seeking more information on its admitting to slowing older phones.
Supply shortages may prevent you from availing yourself of Apple's offer for a discounted battery replacement for your ailing iPhone 6 Plus. Estimates suggest waiting times may extend to March.
Apple has acknowledged throttling older iPhones to conserve batteries that have started to wear out. The consumer response has been more than 23 lawsuits and counting, despite an attempt to make good.
As a result of an admission earlier this week which partially confirmed a long-standing conspiracy about deteriorating performance on older iPhone models, Apple is now facing a class action lawsuit.
Some sleuthing by Geekbench and a number of Redditors seems to confirm the Cupertino giant is slowing older models of iPhones with new software releases due to deteriorating battery life.
The US network has been accused of capping the speeds of its users when watching YouTube, Netflix, and the like. The company called it a temporary test for a new "video optimization" system.
Netflix has gone to the FCC in a bid to get ISPs to stop using restrictive data caps. The company says that streaming video is data intensive and caps restrict customers' viewing time on Netflix.
After shots of criticism were fired at T-Mobile's Binge On' program and how it degrades Netflix video quality to save bandwidth, it now turns out that it wasn't just T-Mobile after all.
The three percent of Sprint customers who use more than 23GB of data per billing cycle will be classified as lower-priority users at times and in places where network access is constrained.
giffgaff is changing its 'goodybag' price plans, removing unlimited data from all but the top-tier plan and limiting speeds to 300kbps for those using "more than their fair share" during peak hours.
Following a trend started by Verizon, a recently leaked memo suggests that T-Mobile will begin to throttle some unlimited data users that constantly misuse their network.
A change in Verizon Wireless's broadband policies means that 3G customers still using unlimited data plans may see their broadband speeds throttled until the end of their monthly billing cycle.
Verizon is in a reliability and efficiency war with AT&T right now. While it used to be a given that AT&T’s GSM network had nothing on Verizon, and blame was typically placed squarely on the...
Throttling, a word that strikes fear into any heavy Internet user, is a reality in this day of streaming and content heavy websites. Virgin Media is the latest mega-corp to enter this arena and is...
After Comcast was caught throttling P2P traffic back in 2007, a class action lawsuit (Hart vs. Comcast) was filed against them. According to Benzinga, the lawsuit has now come to an end, as Comcast settles...
It seems that Qwest can't decide if it's throttling bandwidth or not. A user on Consumerist.com states that Qwest tech support told him that they do throttle their bandwidth for excessive users, and then...
It seems as if throttling P2P is now the thing to do if you're a major ISP. We first broke wind that Comcast was doing it and that the Australia was putting the lock...
Comcast is fighting back against what it calls excessive bandwidth users. The company confirmed that it has successfully deployed throttling technology to all its markets. Comcast claims that the technology is to help...
Google has announced that Google engineers have been working on tools to help identify if you are the victim of ISP throttling. With many ISP's now "shaping" the networks, many users are curious whether...
According to an announcement scheduled to be released today, Comcast says it will stop targeting BitTorrent on the Internet. Seeking to defuse tensions in a government investigation, the internet provider says it will halt its...
SOURCES IN THE US say Intel has been telling the Tier2 and lower OEMs and other assorted "riff-raff" not to expect P4EE chips until mid-January or so, but that is only the current plan. Unless...
IBM is adding Intel SpeedStep-style clock frequency and core voltage scaling technology to the 90nm version of its PowerPC 970 processor, aka the G5. IBM engineers will be discussing the technology, dubbed PowerTune, next February...