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This week’s iPhone eavesdropping scare is over after Apple shut down a bug in its FaceTime group-chatting feature, but a 14-year-old high school student in Tucson, Arizona, is hoping for a thank you. (Feb. 1) AP

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A New York college student filed a lawsuit against Apple for $1 billion, claiming the company’s alleged use of facial recognition software in its stores falsely linked him to a series of Apple store thefts.

Ousmane Bah, 18, claims that he received a summons from a court in Boston saying that he stole $1,200 worth of in 2018, according to papers filed on Monday in Manhattan federal court.

The products included Apple Pencils, which retail for