Apple responds to investor concerns over iPhone addiction

Tuesday 9 January 2018 | 10:51 CET | News
Apple has issued a statement responding to the open letter published by two of its biggest investors calling for urgent action to address the issue of smartphone addiction among children. Jana Partners and the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) urged Apple to "play a defining role in signalling to the industry that paying special attention to the health and development of the next generation is both good business and the right thing to do." Without directly commenting on the letter, Apple said it has been offering extensive parental controls since as early as 2008.

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