President Donald Trump on Monday commented on a joint contact tracing project from Apple and Google that will harness iOS and Android devices to track the spread of COVID-19, saying that while the system is "amazing," it raises unspecified "constitutional problems."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.