Apple urged to tackle smartphone addiction by two large investors

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Fight iPhone addiction among kids

- money.cnn.com
08 Jan 2018
California State Teachers' Retirement System and Jana Partners -- two major funds that own about $2 billion in Apple (AAPL ) stock between them -- are pressuring the tech giant to take a stronger stance on the mental health effects of excessive smartphone use by children and teenagers.

Two large company shareholders urge Apple to develop tools to help with smartphone addiction in youth

08 Jan 2018
While Apple's market capitalization is nearly $900 billion, the $2 billion stake is relatively small. But the bigger picture her is ethical and responsible investment and the long term payout of that is something big banks like Goldman Sachs and UBS and other investors are betting on. The Journal did note that Apple has shown willingness to use software capabilities and ...
- joltjournal.com

Shareholders Urge Apple to Develop Tools to Address Child Smartphone Addiction

- topgyn.com.br
08 Jan 2018
On Saturday, Two Apple shareholders who collectively own $2 billion worth of Apple shares wrote an open letter to the smartphone maker urging it to respond to the "growing body of evidence" that excessive smartphone use among youth has "unintentional negative consequences."

Apple should address youth phone addiction, say two large investors

08 Jan 2018
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) shareholders Jana Partners and the California State Teachers' Retirement System are urging the smartphone maker to take steps to address what they say is a growing problem of young people getting addicted to Apple's iPhones, Jana partner Charles Penner said.
- finance.yahoo.com

Investors Press Apple To Help Curb Kids' Smartphone Addiction

- newson6.com
08 Jan 2018
Love is not alone. In a letter sent to Apple, two of the company's major investors -- Jana Partnersand the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) -- say, "[T]here is a clear need for Apple to offer parents more choice and tools to help them ensure that young consumers are using their products in an optimal manner."

IPhones Pose Suicide Risk to Teenagers, Apple Investors Warn

08 Jan 2018
Writing on behalf of hedge fund Jana Partners and the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS)--who collectively own around $2 billion in Apple shares--the pair highlighted the need for more research into the impact of smartphone use among young people.
- newsweek.com
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