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Trump administration promised Cook no iPhone tariffs

06/18/2018, 05:06 pm

Apple's CEO has emerged as a major diplomatic voice for the tech world, seeking to calm relations between the U.S. and China, a new report says.

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Apple closing Beijing & London stores for renovations, second Macau shop nears opening

06/11/2018, 09:06 am

Two of Apple's most prominent stores will temporarily shut down later in July for makeovers, to bring them up to date with the company's 2018 retail aesthetics.

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China's Smartisan says Apple has 'lost its soul' in pitch for new smartphone

05/23/2018, 04:05 pm

Known for treating product launches as variety shows, even selling tickets to such events, Chinese device maker Smartisan cast doubt on Apple's prospects in recently announcing its new R1 smartphone in front of a crowd of about 37,000 people.

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CallKit iPhone apps pulled from Chinese App Store amid new government crackdown

05/21/2018, 08:05 am

Apple is starting to remove apps from the App Store in China that integrate with CallKit, in response to moves by the country's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology to enforce cybersecurity regulations.

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Apple supplier Toshiba gets China's approval to execute $14B memory chip unit sale

05/17/2018, 02:05 pm

Toshiba has received approval from the Chinese government to sell a majority stake of its chip unit, in a move that could affect dealings for the NAND flash memory used in iPhones and other Apple devices.

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Huawei beats Apple in China-focused corporate reputation survey

05/17/2018, 02:05 am

An annual study released by the Reputation Institute on Thursday claims Apple's stature in China in slumping, with the iPhone maker falling behind a number of U.S.-based multinational tech companies and local telecommunications giant Huawei.

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Data suggests China's smartphone decline worse than expected, Apple's iPhone pushed out of fourth place

04/27/2018, 09:04 am

The Chinese smartphone market was actually hit harder in the March quarter than a recent report suggested, dropping 21 percent year-over-year to 91 million units, according to a separate analysis.

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Apple grew 32% YoY in China's shrinking phone market due to "strong performance of iPhone X"

04/26/2018, 07:04 am

China's smartphone market suffered its worst decline ever in the March quarter--an 8 percent YoY drop in unit sales--but Apple still managed to achieve 32 percent growth, directly attributed to "strong performance of its iPhone X."

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Apple's iPhone X delivered a KO punch to cheap Androids: Q1 smartphone demand slumped globally but ASP grew by 21%

04/25/2018, 07:04 am

New data from GfK shows that global demand for smartphones declined by 2 percent year over year in the March quarter while Average Selling Prices grew by 21 percent, totally contradicting the media narrative that customers were looking to save money and would shy away from Apple's premium-priced iPhone 8 and iPhone X.

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Apple's iPhone now key to global economy growth, claims IMF

04/19/2018, 12:04 pm

Whether Apple likes it or not, the fate of some national economies is now intrinsically tied to that of the iPhone, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released this month.

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Apple's Chinese sales at risk after FCC forwards security ban targeting Huawei, ZTE

04/17/2018, 11:04 pm

Apple could soon find itself caught in the middle of a quickly escalating trade skirmish between the U.S. and China. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday moved forward with plans to limit sales of certain Chinese telecommunications products, a move that leaves America's high-tech industry open to tit-for-tat retaliations.

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Apple's iPhone unlikely to recover eroded Chinese marketshare, analyst argues

04/16/2018, 03:04 pm

CEO Tim Cook once envisioned China as Apple's next big market, set to eclipse even the U.S. in revenue. That dream has taken a raincheck in the past two years, with iPhone units down 8 to 11 percent -- and Apple is unlikely to bounce back, an analyst suggested in a memo obtained by AppleInsider.

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Apple preps second Macau store as White Plains, NY store shutters for renovations

04/02/2018, 11:04 am

Apple is reportedly planning a second shop in China's Macau, while closer to home the company is preparing to renovate a store on the outskirts of New York City.

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Chinese customs officials bust $80M drone-based iPhone smuggling ring

03/30/2018, 09:03 am

A smartphone smuggling ring has been broken up by Chinese customs officials, one where a gang used a fleet of drones to transport approximately 500 million yuan ($79.8 million) worth of refurbished iPhones across the border from Hong Kong to Shenzhen.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says 'calm heads' needed in looming China, U.S. trade war

03/24/2018, 12:03 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook made his first public appearance at the China Development Forum on Saturday, offering brief commentary on fears of a pending trade war with China sparked by President Donald Trump's trade tariffs.

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Amnesty International presses Apple to warn Chinese iCloud users of government snooping risk

03/22/2018, 07:03 pm

Amnesty International is calling on Apple to inform Chinese iCloud users that their data might be at risk of government prying after the company migrated regional accounts to China-based servers, a move designed to conform with local laws.

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Apple's iPhone may be creating misleading numbers for US trade deficit with China

03/21/2018, 11:03 am

As a result of outdated calculation methods, Apple's iPhone may be contributing to a skewed view of the U.S. trade deficit with China.

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Potential US trade war with China speculated to impact Apple, other tech companies

03/07/2018, 12:03 am

The White House is reportedly mulling tighter restrictions over Chinese investments and imports into the U.S., conditions that could have a negative impact on the multitude of domestic tech companies manufacturing goods in China.

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Apple makes Chinese transfer of iCloud data official, raising privacy concerns

02/28/2018, 09:02 am

As planned, Apple on Wednesday transferred control of its Chinese iCloud data to a local firm, Guizhou-Cloud Big Data. The move is necessary to comply with local laws, but has drawn criticism for exposing customers to the authoritarian Chinese government.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook will co-chair China Development Forum in March

02/26/2018, 08:02 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook will be making another trip to China in March to co-chair the China Development Forum, an event where business leaders meet with officials from the country's government, with Cook likely to use the opportunity to improve Apple's relations with the country's leadership and to attract more customers from the region.

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