Government pushes to ban smartphones in schools
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Phoney war breaks out

A senior minister in Theresa May's fragile UK government said schools should ban the use of mobile phones.

Apple fined for bricking old iPhones down under
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Fine is probably not going to hurt

Fruity cargo cult Apple has been slapped rigorously about the chops with a wet bus ticket by an Aussie court which decided that it was wrong to brick iPhones which had been fixed at non-authorised repairers.

Trump assures Apple it is safe from tariffs
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Consumer electronics not covered

President Donald Trump told Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook that the US government would not levy tariffs on iPhones assembled in China.

Android users told to beware of Frankenstein virus
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Put the candle back

Android users are being warned about a new ‘Frankenstein’ virus that combines the worst features of different malware to form a dangerous threat.

Apple nicked Qualcomm's ideas
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"Great artist" stole, ITC staff rules

The staff of the US International Trade Commission on Friday recommended that a trade judge find that Apple infringed at least one of Qualcomm patents, a move that could lead to blocking the import of some iPhones.