By Emily Field (June 8, 2022, 7:36 PM EDT) — A California federal judge on Wednesday once again handed Apple a win by tossing consolidated cases alleging that the tech giant’s fix for a security bug slowed down the processing speed of its devices, finding that the proposed classes still failed to prove that the defects in question were central to the iDevices’ function.
U.S. District Judge Edward J. Davila determined that a processor’s central function is to process, which isn’t necessarily affected by security weaknesses, adopting the reasoning of an Oregon federal judge in a similar case, In re Intel Corp. CPU Mktg., Sales Pracs. & Prod. Liab. Litig….