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Parliament to examine Apple battery scandal


OTTAWA - The Parliamentary Committee on Industry Science and Technology (INDU) will hold hearings on the recent Apple iPhone battery scandal now that Apple has acknowledged that the performance of the iPhone 6 or older was deliberately slowed down in a recent Operating System software update.The motion was filed by Ontario's Windsor West MP Brian Masse who is also vice chair of the INDU Committee.Masse said in a news release that the Committee will invite Apple and other stakeholders to Ottawa to discuss the impacts of this on Canadian consumers. The committee hearings will take place in the coming weeks.“Apple, by...