Apple cuts prices on some battery replacements, Spotify hit with huge lawsuitThe most important stories in tech include Apple offering a yearlong discount on battery replacements for the iPhone 6 and later devices. Meanwhile, Spotify is being sued for at least $1.6 billion over copyright issues.
This is Cnet, and here are the stories that matter right now. Apple issued a formal apology regarding slowing down older iPhones. The company is now offering replacement batteries for iPhone 6 devices, and later, for $29. Normally out of warranty battery replacement costs $79. The price cut will last throughout 2018. [MUSIC] The move is a response to backlash against Apple, when the company admitted it slowed down older iPhones due to battery issues. Apple says it has never, and would never do anything to shorten the life of any Apple product. [MUSIC] YouTuber Logan Paul posted an apology for uploading a video that included footage of a dead body. The video show Paul and his friends making jokes and reacting with shock to a body found at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan. Paul apology on twitter said I thought I could make a positive ripple on the internet, not cause a monsoon of negativity. The video was a subject of criticism online and the scene it been taken now. [MUSIC] Spotify's being sued for at least $1.6 billion by Wixen Music Publishing for copyright violations. Wixen handles songs from a number of artists including Neil Young, Tom Petty and Tom Morello of Rage Against The Machine. Wixen says Spotify used tens of thousands of songs without a license and compensation. [MUSIC] Stay up to date with the latest by downloading the c|net tech today app available for iOS.