As Apple plots to drop iPhone ports, Europe plans law to give all phones same charger

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    As Apple plots to drop iPhone ports, Europe plans law to give all phones same charger
    European lawmakers consider legislation that could be irrelevant by the time it arrives
    January 14, 2020
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/as-ap...eu-plans-law-to-give-all-phones-same-charger/
     
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    The EU wants to force all smartphone manufacturers to adopt USB-C
    January 16, 2020
    https://9to5google.com/2020/01/16/eu-usb-c/
     
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    Apple pushes back against EU common charger, warns of innovation risks
    January 23, 2020
    https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-e...arger-warns-of-innovation-risks-idUKKBN1ZM2EV
     
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    EU lawmakers, with eye on Apple, call for common mobile charger
    January 30, 2020
    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-e...-call-for-common-mobile-charger-idUKKBN1ZT1W4
     
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    EU to propose legislation on common mobile charger in September
    August 13, 2021
    https://www.euractiv.com/section/di...lation-on-common-mobile-charger-in-september/
    EU Law Could Pass Next Month that Could Force Apple to Switch to USB-C on iPhones
    August 13, 2021
    https://www.iphonehacks.com/2021/08/eu-law-next-month-force-apple-switch-usb-c-iphones.html
     
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    "iPhone With USB-C Port Is Attracting $100,000 Bids On eBay

    Apparently, some people are ready to pay a small fortune to own an iPhone with a USB-C port.

    The robotics student who modified an iPhone X with a USB-C port last month has put the device up for auction on eBay — and it’s already attracting some insane bids.

    The first offer for the iPhone started at $3,500 on Tuesday. However, the bids quickly skyrocketed past $50,000 within the next 28 hours. The highest bid has since doubled to $100,100 as of Thursday afternoon...'

    https://www.pcmag.com/news/iphone-with-usb-c-port-is-attracting-100000-bids-on-ebay
     
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    USB-C iPhone sold on eBay for $86k after hitting six figures [U]
    November 12, 2021
    https://9to5mac.com/2021/11/12/usb-c-iphone-ebay/
     
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