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Tim Bradshaw

Apple Unveils New Versions Of iPhone 6, Apple TV

Apple took over one of the largest venues in San Francisco for the launch of its latest iPhone on Wednesday.
Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive, climbed on the stage of the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium to unveil an updated iPhone 6S with enhanced touchscreen capabilities, a better camera and a new “rose gold” finish. The new smartphone was upstaged by the long-awaited overhaul of Apple TV, with Siri voice control, a new remote and a full App Store, bringing iOS games to the living room for the first time. New Apple Watch features and a supersized iPad Pro made appearances too. Tim Bradshaw and Richard Waters covered the event. 

Richard Waters

Cellphone makers do not want you to think about radiation when you go out to buy a new handset. It might make the retail experience a little less pleasurable.

That looks like the motivation behind a lawsuit filed on Friday in San Francisco to try to prevent disclosure of phone radiation levels on product packaging – something required by that city’s new ordinance.  San Francisco’s move was the first of its kind in the US, so the mobile industry has decided to take a stand.

But what possible legal argument could there be for preventing point-of-sale disclosure of phone radiation levels? Read more