Tech Bytes: Taxman is coming for Apple

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Elon Musk says he’s activated nearly 100 Starlink terminals in Iran.
The SpaceX satellite internet service could help Iranians get around the government’s restrictions on internet access amid ongoing protests. Starlink works by connecting satellites with user terminals on the ground.

The taxman is coming for Apple – in Japan. Authorities want the tech giant to pay $98M in back taxes. Japanese officials say the company incorrectly exempted foreign tourists and resellers from a consumption tax on iPhones and other devices.

A South Carolina professor is warning that students can easily cheat using a new artificial intelligence chat bot. He says ChatGPT can respond in seconds on a wide variety of subjects with information that looks like it was written by a human and it’s difficult for teachers to prove when a student uses a chat bot.