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Topic: China

Trump 'regrets' not applying tougher tariffs in China trade war

08/25/2019, 08:08 am

A clarification over an admission by President Donald Trump that he had "second thoughts" about his handling of the trade war with China suggests more could be in store, with the White House Press Secretary insisting Trump wanted to be tougher on the tariffs.

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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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Apple facing iPhone challenges in SE Asia from price pressure

08/15/2019, 08:08 am

Apple's iPhone is competing with considerably cheaper rivals in the Southeast Asia smartphone market, Canalys analysts advise, with approximately 62% of the region's smartphone shipments stemming from Chinese-based smartphone brands.

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Risky free VPNs still available in Apple App Store & Google Play despite warnings

08/13/2019, 01:08 pm

Apple and Google are still allowing a number of potentially unsafe free VPN apps to be downloaded from respective app stores, despite warnings that many of the apps pose a privacy risk to consumers, primarily from the apps questionable ownership by Chinese organizations.

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AirPods, Apple Watch, HomePod not getting tariff reprieve

08/13/2019, 01:08 pm

While the Mac, iPhone, and iPad will escape the September 1 application of a 10% tariff, Apple's "Wearables, Home and Accessories" division will not.

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Tariffs on Apple iPhone and other products delayed until at least Dec. 15

08/13/2019, 10:08 am

Following a declaration that some of the threatened 10% tariffs on electronics would be postponed until December, Apple stock is on the rise.

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Apple has multiple options to lower potential import tariff impact

08/09/2019, 02:08 pm

Apple will take multiple steps to mitigate the incoming 10% tariff on Chinese imports to the United States, Morgan Stanley believes, with the iPhone producer using non-Chinese assembly and supply lines for US-bound smartphones as a workaround that has been 16 months in the making.

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Re-emergence of China market is driving Apple's App Store recovery

08/07/2019, 10:08 am

Morgan Stanley is telling its investors that the growth of Apple's App Store is accelerating after a previous decline, and that this is due to the a recovery in revenues from China.

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Trump open to China trade deal talks to minimize new tariff impact

08/06/2019, 12:08 pm

New tariffs on Apple products imported to the United States from China are again in question, as White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow suggests President Donald Trump is still open to making a trade deal that could change the situation.

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Foxconn may sell newly-founded $8.8B Chinese display factory

08/02/2019, 10:08 am

Apple assembly partner Foxconn is reportedly considering the sale of an $8.8 billion display panel factory in China in reaction to the ongoing U.S.-China trade war.

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President Trump threatens 10% tariff on $325B of electronics starting Sept. 1

08/01/2019, 02:08 pm

In the latest chapter of the ongoing trade war, President Donald Trump has threatened to levy a 10% tariff on electronics from China, including most of Apple's product line, in retaliation for moves by the Chinese government.

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iPhone's global marketshare dips to 10.1% amid rise of Samsung & Chinese brands

07/31/2019, 09:07 am

Apple's share of the global smartphone market fell year-over-year in the June quarter from 11.3% to 10.1%, attributable by a research firm mostly because of better performance by Chinese vendors and Korea's Samsung.

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Apple 'couldn't be happier' with improved sales in China

07/30/2019, 07:07 pm

Following a previous decline in sales, and increases in both exchange rates and rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China, Apple's Tim Cook sees positive signs for the future.

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Apple wants to continue building Mac Pro in US, Cook says

07/30/2019, 06:07 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook has responded to questions about moving production away from China by saying that he expects the company's global production to continue on its current trajectory, but also that it is investing to increase U.S. manufacturing.

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Mac Pro won't get China tariff waiver, says President Trump

07/26/2019, 11:07 am

Despite a recent petition, Apple won't get any tariff exemptions for Mac Pro parts made in China, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday.

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Apple asks White House not to apply tariffs to Mac Pro parts

07/23/2019, 02:07 pm

Apple has made a request to the Trump Administration to keep parts used in the new Mac Pro from being affected by import tariffs, a move that aims to keep the cost of the premium macOS workstation as low as possible for its release to consumers in the United States.

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New House bill aims to make US more prominent in 5G space, combat China

07/15/2019, 06:07 pm

A new House bill proposed by Texas Republican Rep. Michael McCaul seeks to make the U.S. more prominent in 5G networking -- and specifically to deflect Chinese influence.

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Apple coming to Hong Kong's Octopus transit card with iOS 13

07/11/2019, 08:07 am

Hong Kong residents will finally be able to use their Octopus transit cards in Apple Pay "later this year," Octopus Cards Limited has confirmed, likely alongside this fall's iOS 13.

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Apple launches 'accelerator' program for developers in China

07/10/2019, 04:07 am

Following a similar scheme in Bangalore, Apple has begun a Design and Development Accelerator program in Shanghai, which is designed to teach and support local developers.

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Hong Kong protesters turn to Apple's AirDrop to bypass Chinese censorship

07/09/2019, 10:07 am

In an attempt to gain support from mainland Chinese tourists, anti-extradition protesters in Hong Kong are reportedly using Apple's AirDrop feature to distribute digital pamphlets.

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