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White House's National Economic Council head hints China may have stolen Apple tech

01/04/2019, 11:01 am

The director of the White House's National Economic Council, Larry Kudlow, suggested on Friday that China may be stealing Apple technology secrets, without offering any examples or evidence.

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Apple's revenue revision spawns second class action investigation

01/04/2019, 09:01 am

Following the revision to Apple's earnings estimates on Wednesday, a second law firm has started investigating Apple's public claims about its disclosures surrounding business in China.

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Huawei punishes staff with pay cuts for marketing tweet sent via iPhone

01/04/2019, 09:01 am

Chinese smartphone giant Huawei has issued harsh punishments to two of its staff in the aftermath of New Year's Day marketing tweet sent out with the label "via Twitter for iPhone."

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Chinese anti-counterfeit alliance demands Apple respect iPhone sales ban from Chinese court

01/04/2019, 08:01 am

Apple needs to respect the decision of a court banning the sale of some iPhone models in China, a Chinese anti-counterfeit alliance declared on Thursday, alleging subsidiaries affected by the order are seemingly ignoring the demand relating to a Qualcomm patent infringement case.

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Qualcomm's German injunction and Apple's Q1 earnings on the AppleInsider Podcast

01/04/2019, 08:01 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about this week's two biggest stories. Victor updates William on the latest in Qualcomm news, and William has questions about Apple's issuing guidance on Q1 profits.

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China gets exclusive New Years-style Beats for the holidays

01/03/2019, 11:01 pm

Apple just released its Chinese New Year gift guide, and included in the list is an exclusive set of Beats, styled for the new year.

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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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Apple's earnings warning indicates trouble in China, but everyone should calm down

01/03/2019, 08:01 am

By the looks of the headlines since Wednesday afternoon, you'd think that Apple Park is on fire, and the company is headed for a loss for the quarter. While the earnings miss discussion isn't a net positive for the company, there are still a few things to keep in mind.

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Cook talks slumping iPhone sales in interview, to reportedly hold 'all-hands' meeting with Apple employees

01/03/2019, 01:01 am

After issuing an earnings forecast correction on Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down to discuss the anticipated revenue dip and a range of related topics including rising diplomatic tensions between the U.S. and China.

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Huawei celebrates Nikkei iPhone Ban by posting 2019 greeting from an iPhone

01/02/2019, 10:01 am

Just days after Nikkei Asian Review contrived the story that 20 Chinese firms were supposedly supporting Huawei in a boycott of Apple's iPhones, Huawei itself tweeted out an official New Years' greeting-- from an iPhone.

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iPhone production unfazed by injunctions, predictions of bad holiday quarter in doubt

01/02/2019, 09:01 am

Apple's iPhone production appears to be rolling largely unhindered into the first quarter of 2019, unfazed by sales injunctions and other factors, although the company is still projected to ship fewer iPhones in 2019 than it did in 2018.

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Alleged iCloud spy chips, plus a new iPad Pro, Mac mini & MacBook Air -- Apple's October 2018 in review

12/31/2018, 03:12 pm

October 2018 saw Apple host an iPad Pro, Mac mini, and MacBook Air refresh event -- but Bloomberg dropped an iffy China iCloud spy chip bombshell. Plus, Kanye West elected himself as an unofficial Apple spokesman. All this and more, in Apple's October 2018 in review.

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Apple boycott by Chinese firms supporting Huawei is escalating

12/24/2018, 11:12 am

Huawei's chief financial officer's arrest in Canada amidst the trade dispute between the US and China has led Chinese firms to urge its employees to boycott Apple in retaliation -- and sanctioning those that don't comply.

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Qualcomm blocked evidence in German Apple suit that previously led to non-infringement finding in US

12/20/2018, 09:12 pm

In a German lawsuit against Apple, Qualcomm's attorneys refused to agree to hold evidence confidential, preventing it from being evaluated by the court. That same evidence was held confidential by the company's attorneys in a U.S. case, which subsequently found Qualcomm's patents were not infringed.

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Apple's manufacturers: Qualcomm's 'China Ban' just a distraction technique

12/18/2018, 10:12 am

Qualcomm's patent infringement suit seeking an import ban on Apple's iPhones in China is a desperate distraction staged by the imperiled chipmaker in an attempt to draw attention away from a series of critical lawsuits it faces from device makers, global regulators, and a class action of consumers which all challenge its core business model, according to the attorney representing Apple's manufacturers in a recent interview.

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Apple plans increase in Pegatron iPhone assembly to skirt China ban alongside iOS 12 patch

12/14/2018, 08:12 am

Besides just an iOS 12 patch, Apple may shift some of its iPhone production between its assembly partner to mitigate some of the effects of the Chinese sales ban in its patent fight with Qualcomm.

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Saving your iPhone battery life, doctors at Apple, and potential iPhone bans on the AppleInsider Podcast

12/14/2018, 08:12 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor speaks with Jason Appelbaum, CEO of Evercharge.net about changing our charging habits to increase battery longevity. Victor and William talk about Qualcomm, injunctions banning iPhone sales, and more.

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Qualcomm urging Chinese courts to extend sales ban to iPhone XS & XR

12/13/2018, 09:12 am

Qualcomm is attempting to extend the iPhone ban in China, and is in the process of filing additional lawsuits in the courts to extend the iPhone sales restriction to Apple's latest hardware releases.

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Qualcomm argues continued Chinese iPhone sales violate court injunction

12/12/2018, 11:12 am

Qualcomm has reportedly presented a Chinese court with video evidence that Apple is still selling iPhones in the country, and insisted that this violates an injunction imposed earlier this week.

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Apple planning to 'sit tight' on Chinese iPhone production unless tariffs spike

12/12/2018, 09:12 am

Apple and its suppliers will allegedly hold onto the current Chinese-based production model for iPhones even if the U.S. imposes a 10 percent tariff, but may re-examine the situation if that rises to 25 percent, according to one report.

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