Briefly: Netflix's Altered Carbon, Rudd Vs ABC, Apple Battery Fiasco

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Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Kevin Rudd is suing the ABC, is Netflix's new sci-fi show Altered Carbon worth watching?

  • The 19-year-old who made his fortune in bitcoin says if you don't become a millionaire in the next 10 years, it's your own fault. [Business Insider]
  • Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd says he has begun legal proceedings against the ABC in the wake of the national broadcaster publishing a story on the Labor government’s fatal home insulation from leaked Cabinet documents. [Business Insider]
  • Based on the novel by Richard K. Morgan, Altered Carbon is the latest big show on Netflix. [Gizmodo]
  • Here's February's PlayStation Plus lineup. [Kotaku]
  • Following news that the US Department of Justice has allegedly opened an investigation into Apple's practice of throttling iPhones with ageing batteries, the company is speaking out. [Gizmodo]


    Justice Dept lawyer to Apple: So, why'd you do it?
    Apple: To stop batteries from dying unexpectedly, and extend the life of the phone.
    Lawyer: Ok, have a nice day.
    Apple: You too.

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