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

09/01/2019, 05:09 am

The US 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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Apple warns tariffs, protectionism could impact fiscal performance

08/01/2018, 10:08 pm

Apple in a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday warned political uncertainty surrounding a brewing trade war with China could negatively affect the company's bottom line.

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U.S. trade rulings could impose 10-percent import tariff on Apple Watch

07/20/2018, 08:07 am

Despite assurances that the iPhone will not be impacted by U.S. import tariffs against Chinese goods, Apple may still be affected, with the Apple Watch listed alongside fitness trackers and other accessories assembled in the country under new proposals.

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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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Tim Cook and Lisa Jackson attend President Trump's first state dinner

04/24/2018, 08:04 pm

Tim Cook and Lisa Jackson were among a slate of distinguished guests at President Donald Trump's first state dinner Tuesday evening, which was held on the State floor of the White House in honor of French President Emmanuel Macron's visit to the U.S.

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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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Proposed U.S. aluminum tariff could drive up Apple device prices

03/01/2018, 10:03 pm

President Donald Trump on Thursday said he plans to impose stringent tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, a move that could prompt companies like Apple, which rely heavily on those materials in product manufacturing, to raise pricing.

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Tim Cook writes opinion piece with Charles Koch urging Congress to protect 'Dreamers'

12/14/2017, 02:12 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook is continuing to campaign on behalf of 'Dreamers,' participants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, by writing an opinion piece with Koch Industries chairman and chief executive Charles Koch demanding action from Congress over the issue.

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