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WhatsApp says it has two billion users

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WhatsApp has two billion users, it has said in a new announcement. It means that more than a quarter of the world’s population are on the chat app. WhatsApp used the announcement to stress its commitment to security – a position that has led to criticism from lawmakers and politicians ...

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Apple fined £21m for deliberately slowing down older iPhones

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Apple has been fined €25 million (£21m) for secretly slowing down older iPhones. The penalty was imposed by France’s competition and fraud watchdog, which found customers were not warned about the measure. iPhone users, the watchdog DGCCRF said, “were not informed that installing iOS updates (10.2.1 and 11.2) could slow down their devices”. ...

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