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Apple's January in review: $91.8 billion, Mac Pro, Coronavirus, and Apple TV+ awards

02/01/2020, 12:02 pm

What a difference a year makes. Apple began 2019 as a technology company but it's started January 2020 as a television, news, gaming and financial firm too.

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Trump doubles down on demand that Apple unlock criminal's iPhones

01/22/2020, 07:01 am

Trump has continued his push for Apple to unlock iPhones on demand by law enforcement, claiming the company has "the keys to so many criminals and criminal minds."

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France will not apply digital tax on Apple & others while trade discussions continue

01/21/2020, 10:01 am

France's tax aimed at internet multinational companies like Apple, Amazon, Google, and Apple, has been postponed as U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron work together to avoid a rise in tariffs.

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Cellebrite tool used to extract data from Lev Parnas' iPhone for impeachment trial

01/15/2020, 01:01 pm

Documents released to support the impeachment trial include information seemingly taken from an iPhone by Cellebrite -- the firm believed to have performed similar extractions for the FBI.

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Anti-robocall TRACED legislation is now the law

12/31/2019, 03:12 pm

President Donald Trump has signed the TRACED anti-Robocall legislation into law, extending the FCC's powers regarding enforcement and potentially fines.

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Tim Cook touts American-made Mac Pro during factory tour with President Trump

11/20/2019, 05:11 pm

President Donald Trump was shown around Apple's Mac Pro facility in Texas by CEO Tim Cook. The visit comes months after Apple announced intent to build its flagship desktop in the U.S. in an apparent turnabout spurred by ongoing trade tensions with China.

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Apple begins construction of new campus in Austin, Texas

11/20/2019, 07:11 am

Ahead of today's visit from President Trump, Apple has announced that it has broken ground on a new campus for Austin, and that production is now underway for its forthcoming Mac Pro.

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Tariffs have begun on imports of HomePods, AirPods and desktop Macs

09/01/2019, 05:09 am

The U.S. Trade Representative has implemented President Trump's planned 30% tariff on goods, including Apple products such as Macs and audio devices, that are imported from China.

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US companies 'hereby ordered' in a Tweet by President Trump to exit China manufacturing

08/23/2019, 12:08 pm

Through a series of tweets, President Trump has escalated the trade war with China by claiming that the US has lost trillions of dollars to the country, and has ordered American companies to look for manufacturing alternatives.

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President Trump to dine with Tim Cook, says Apple spending 'vast sums of money' in US

08/16/2019, 07:08 pm

President Donald Trump in a tweet on Friday said he plans to have dinner with Apple CEO Tim Cook. The pair have met on multiple occasions to discuss topics ranging business to human rights.

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Trump expects Apple to build manufacturing plant in Texas

07/26/2019, 06:07 pm

President Donald Trump, in response to questions regarding a tweet on Friday proclaiming Apple will not receive tariff relief for its new Chinese-built Mac Pro, said he believes the tech giant will erect a manufacturing plant in Texas.

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Cook: iPhone is 'made everywhere,' but US would be 'hurt most' from tariff

06/04/2019, 07:06 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook in a CBS Evening News interview aired Tuesday touched on hot-button issues like the U.S.-China trade war, saying his company has not yet been impacted by the international scrum. He also commented on recent scrutiny of Apple's outsized presence in the tech sector, its efforts to curb so-called device addiction and more.

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Tension over Trump's tariff tweet torpedoes $30B of Apple market cap

05/06/2019, 07:05 am

After President Donald Trump used Twitter to threaten a dramatic escalation of America's trade war with China, stocks tumbled in early trading. Apple was hit particularly hard, with shares dropping by more than 3%.

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Tim Cook successfully lobbied White House to help Apple avoid China trade war fallout

03/04/2019, 09:03 pm

A report on Monday delves into Apple CEO Tim Cook's lobbying efforts, both with officials in the White House and counterparts in China, detailing a series of deft moves that has kept Apple above the fray in the U.S.-China trade war.

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Apple's guidance correction in China would be great news from Samsung

01/03/2019, 01:01 pm

While Apple's critics are scrambling to portray its restatement of guidance as some sort of evidence of a "lack of innovation" or "pricing that's too high," the reality is that it's simply evidence that President Trump's tariff war on China has hurt a key Apple market. Apple has never been better positioned-- and its competition is now performing so badly that any one of them would love to be in Apple's shoes.

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iPhones could cost up to $160 more if China tariff threat is followed through

11/30/2018, 11:11 am

The Trump administration's threat of more China tariffs could significantly raise the price of iPhones for consumers, with the iPhone XS family potentially costing between $60 and $160 more if Apple passes the extra cost on to its customers.

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Trump says US could place 10 percent tariff on iPhones and laptops imported from China

11/26/2018, 05:11 pm

Apple might soon see its flagship product imperiled by America's advancing trade war with China, as President Donald Trump in an interview on Monday suggested a new round of tariffs could include a 10 percent levy on iPhone.

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Apple, other tech giants sign letter opposing Trump administration's attempt to define gender

11/02/2018, 08:11 pm

Apple and more than 50 major U.S. companies drafted a letter this week supporting the legal rights of transgender people as the Trump administration reportedly considers narrowing gender definitions.

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Trump reportedly planning tariffs on remaining China imports, including Apple products

10/29/2018, 11:10 pm

The Trump administration is reportedly readying a new round of China tariffs -- all remaining goods not already on the import list -- if an upcoming meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping meeting fails to ease trade tensions.

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Trump refuses to give up iPhones, Chinese and Russian spies eavesdrop on calls [u]

10/24/2018, 08:10 pm

President Donald Trump's unwillingness to ditch Apple's iPhone in favor of more secure hardware has granted Chinese and Russian spies an open door into his private phone conversations, according to a new report.

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