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Shareholders urge Apple to look into smartphone addiction in kids

Monday 8 January 2018 | 08:49 CET | News
Two of Apple's main activist shareholders have urged the company to examine the addictive qualities of the iPhone among children, reports the Wall Street Journal. In an open letter dated 06 January, Jana Partners and California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS), called on Apple to create ways for parents to study the impact of smartphone use on the mental health of their children and to restrict their access to their mobile devices. "There is a growing body of evidence that, for at least some of the most frequent young users [smartphone use] may be having unintentional negative

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