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Topic: China

Tim Cook has eye on 'a lot of interesting small things,' not 'anything big'

11/20/2019, 09:11 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook, on a press tour of the company's upcoming billion-dollar campus in Austin, Texas, campus on Wednesday, fielded the usual questions -- and offered the usual answers -- about Apple's interests in China, U.S. investments, President Trump and, surprisingly, future initiatives.

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Apple potential target of proposed bill that would limit flow of data to China

11/19/2019, 12:11 am

U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) on Monday introduced a bill that aims to protect American interests by prohibiting companies from transferring user data or encryption keys to China, legislation that could impact Apple's Chinese business strategy.

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Apple hires pro-Trump lobbyist to assist in China tariff battle

11/14/2019, 06:11 pm

Apple has enlisted the services of Jeffrey Miller, a well-known ally of President Donald Trump, to help in its ongoing battle to avoid fallout from the China-U.S. trade war.

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Apple decision to skip congressional hearing on China draws swift rebuke

11/05/2019, 06:11 pm

Apple and Chinese app TikTok failed to send representatives to a U.S. congressional hearing convened to delve into Chinese influence on the wider tech industry and consumer data, a move that drew swift condemnation from senators eager to draw ties between large firms and the Asian nation.

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Apple iPhone sales estimates 'aren't any good' says leading analyst

11/01/2019, 09:11 am

Figures from market research groups trying to estimate how many iPhones Apple is selling "simply aren't any good," according to Neil Cybart, the Above Avalon analyst who most accurately modeled the company's revenues and earnings for the quarter.

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Apple sees 'lots of positives' and significant profits in China

10/30/2019, 06:10 pm

Following previous declines in Apple's revenues in Greater China, CEO Tim Cook says the company has taken several successful steps to turn that around in the company's fourth quarter of 2019.

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Apple wins inaugural Green Supply Chain CITI award for Chinese environmental efforts

10/24/2019, 09:10 pm

The Green Supply Chain Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI), curated by non-governmental agency Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE), on Thursday named Apple the first recipient of its Outstanding Brand award for superior supply chain management and environmental awareness.

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US lawmakers urge Apple CEO Tim Cook to reinstate HKmap Live app

10/18/2019, 03:10 pm

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators and representatives have called for Apple to reinstate the controversial HKmap Live app, an iOS app allegedly relied upon by protestors in Hong Kong in their efforts against the Chinese government, by writing to Apple CEO Tim Cook.

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Cook discusses China investment, consumer rights, more with market regulator in Beijing

10/17/2019, 11:10 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook met with China's minister of the State Administration of Market Regulation on Thursday to discuss a range of topics including the company's growing investment in the region.

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Editorial: Apple's American-made Mac Pro isn't an exit from China

10/14/2019, 01:10 pm

Apple is radically changing the design of the Mac Pro but still plans to continue building it in the United States. That doesn't mean, however, that it can do the same for everything else it makes. Here's a look at why.

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Apple told Apple TV+ content creators not to besmirch China, report says

10/11/2019, 11:10 pm

Following a series of decisions that demonstrates Apple's willingness to kowtow to Chinese government wishes, a report on Friday claims company executives exhibited similar patterns of behavior in preparing content for the upcoming Apple TV+ video service.

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Apple again pulls police monitoring app from Hong Kong app store [u]

10/10/2019, 06:10 am

In an ongoing saga, Apple has again pulled the law enforcement-monitoring HKMap Live app from the Hong Kong app store, and it appears that it is gone for good this time.

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Chinese state media: Apple is 'unwise and reckless' for restoring police monitoring app

10/09/2019, 08:10 am

Following Apple's decision to reinstate the previously removed HKmap Live app, China's official news publication criticizes the firm and accuses it of aiding the protestors.

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Editorial: A year later, Bloomberg silently stands by its 'Big Hack' iCloud spy chip story

10/04/2019, 08:10 am

Bloomberg Businessweek's claims of Chinese spy chips hidden in Apple and Amazon servers has been refuted, debunked, and ridiculed. You just wouldn't know that from what Bloomberg has said or, most recently, done.

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Apple investment in Chinese wind farms providing 134 megawatts to grid

09/24/2019, 08:09 am

The first three wind farms funded in part by the Apple-sponsored China Clean Energy Fund are online, and generating power for the Chinese grid.

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Dubious Taiwan telecom slide claims Apple won't change iPhone pricing

09/09/2019, 02:09 pm

The new generation of iPhones will be shipping on September 20 at the same pricing as the models that are replaced, an alleged slide from a Taiwanese carrier briefing claims -- but some details on the slide cast doubt on the veracity of the information.

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Foxconn used five times more temp workers than permitted for 'iPhone 11' assembly surge

09/09/2019, 05:09 am

After Foxconn violated Chinese labor laws in regards to temporary worker volume, Apple has investigated and is working to resolve the situation.

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China believed to have used iPhone exploits to track Uyghur Muslims

09/01/2019, 11:09 am

The recently-revealed use of hacked websites to monitor iPhone users, is now reported to have been used by the Chinese government to target the Uyghur Muslim community.

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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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China urges calm as US hikes Mac desktop tariff to 30%, iPhone to 15%

08/29/2019, 09:08 am

The tariff on Chinese imports that will hit the Mac desktop line on September 1 has been raised to 30% and the one affect the iPhone in December has grown to 15%.

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