Backbytes: Apple offers one-click U2 removal after Bono backlash


Apple CEO Tim Cook is clearly the last U2 fan on Earth

When Paul David Hewson, aka Bono (a nickname apparently nicked from a Dublin hearing aid shop), and his fellow be-shaded members of U2 appeared on stage at the launch of the Apple iPhone 6 last wee...

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