03/18/2013, 10:03 pm
A report by the state-run China Central Television that intended to smear Apple as bad for consumers has instead harmed the network's remaining credibility after a local celebrity apparently flubbed his lines when posting phony outrage as a disgruntled "Apple fan."
02/22/2013, 03:02 pm
Apple's policy of limiting operation of the iPhone 5 with certain Hong Kong carriers is under fire, as one carrier has filed court documents contesting the practice, claiming that consumers may be surprised to find that "their choice of mobile service provider [is] dictated by Apple."
02/18/2013, 03:02 pm
The world's most populous nation is now the biggest market for devices such as Apple's iPhone and those running Google's Android operating system, as a new report has China surpassing the U.S. for the total number of smart devices in operation.
01/29/2013, 12:01 am
A new rumor has it that the three-building facility Apple has registered in Pudong, Shanghai, will be dedicated to supply chain management, not research and development as was previously believed.
01/20/2013, 12:01 am
Apple on Friday submitted documents detailing two iPad designs to China's Patent and Trademark Office in hopes of securing a trademark on the signature look of its best-selling tablet.
12/14/2012, 03:12 am
Apple kicked off sales of the massively popular iPhone 5 handset in China and 31 other countries on Friday, fending off supply constraints as the company continues its fastest rollout ever.
08/17/2012, 01:08 pm
Apple's financial chief Peter Oppenheimer, brimming with confidence over the company's near-term product plans, reportedly told a group of analysts on Thursday that China represents a seemingly limitless opportunity for future growth.
08/08/2012, 10:08 am
Apple dominated the Chinese tablet market during the three-month period ending July, capturing nearly 3 out of every 4 purchases despite not being able to sell its latest iPad in the mainland until the final week of the quarter.
04/30/2012, 08:04 am
Apple has "enormous" potential to grow its sales in China, as one new estimate predicts Apple will sell 25 million iPhones there this year, and sales will grow to at least 35 million in 2013.
04/27/2012, 05:04 pm
About 200 workers threatened to take their own lives on Friday at a building owned by Apple's Chinese manufacturing partner Foxconn over purported wage disputes and workplace conditions.
04/11/2012, 05:04 pm
Journalist Rob Schmitz, who exposed Mike Daisey's fabrications and exaggerations of Apple's Chinese suppliers, has produced an inside look at how Apple's iPad gets built in China for American Public Media's Marketplace.
03/26/2012, 04:03 pm
Following an exposť that dismantled the accuracy of his claims regarding workers' conditions among the manufacturers in China Apple uses to build its products, performer Mike Daisey has offered a new, broader apology.
03/26/2012, 03:03 pm
An upcoming update to iOS will add support for China's Baidu search engine, with some reports indicating that Apple will shift the iPhone's default search from Google.
03/16/2012, 06:03 pm
After entertainer Mike Daisey's report on factory conditions in China was acknowledged to be fabricated to tell a dramatic story rather than being authentic reporting, the New York Times has removed portions of his claims from a "contributed" article it published last fall.
02/23/2012, 12:02 pm
A petition drive run by SumOfUs.org, seeking to collect signatures prior to Apple's shareholder meeting today, has removed a primary claim it alleged against the company, substituting other deceptive wording after collecting tens of thousands of names with its original, very misleading allegations.
02/08/2012, 04:02 pm
An Apple software engineer reportedly working on the Chinese-language version of the company's Siri voice assistant says support for Mandarin, Japanese and Russian will be added in March, as well as localized navigation and information services.
02/03/2012, 06:02 pm
Apple's newest handset returns to the company's Chinese online store following a brief stoppage of sales due to overwhelming demand that led to scalpers and violence, though wait times for orders can range from overnight to weeks.
02/03/2012, 06:02 pm
After meeting with Apple chief executive Tim Cook and chief financial officer Peter Openheimer, Citi analysts noted a strong iPad outlook leaving little likelihood of an ARM-based MacBook Air, vast growth potential in China, an indistinct future role for Apple TV, and the strength and importance of iCloud.
01/27/2012, 02:01 am
The New York Times republished its scathing report on Apple's alleged indifference to workers' rights in China in a Chinese business magazine to solicit comments "that might prove illuminating for readers" here in the US. Those responses were subsequently buried in a blog post.
01/27/2012, 01:01 am
Responding to a report by the New York Times that castigated Apple over an alleged permissiveness and indifference for workers' conditions among the suppliers it contract with in China, its chief executive Tim Cook rebutted the accusations in an email expressing "any suggestion that we donít care is patently false and offensive to us."