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December 4, 2018
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Foxconn considering iPhone factory in Vietnam as China trade war uncertainty continues

Apple’s biggest supply chain partner, Foxconn, is looking to start a new facility in Vietnam as a way to hedge against instability and uncertainty in its current production facilities due to the ongoing trade war between China and the US. … Continue reading

May 3, 2018
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Kantar: iPhone X outsold by iPhone 8 + 8 Plus combined, Apple growing quickly in China

Following Apple’s earnings release yesterday, Kantar today is out with its newest data for the quarter ending in March 2018. Kantar’s data offers an interesting perspective on how Apple’s numbers for the quarter compare to other manufacturers, as well as … Continue reading

March 7, 2018
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Potential US trade war with China speculated to impact Apple, other tech companies

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. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 24, 2018
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Apple to move Chinese iCloud keys to China servers, opens door to government data requests

In order to conform with Chinese cybersecurity laws, Apple will for the first time move cryptographic iCloud account keys out of the U.S. and into China when it migrates customer data to a local server farm in late February. AppleInsider … Continue reading

July 12, 2017
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Apple opens first China data center to comply with country’s cybersecurity rules

Apple on Wednesday announced the activation of its first data center in China, which is being operated in cooperation with a local internet firm to ensure compliance with the country’s strict cybersecurity laws. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 23, 2017
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Apple Pay adds support for 30+ more banks and credit unions in the U.S., Australia and China

Apple has updated its list of banks, credit unions and card issuers for Apple Pay this week to note the addition of support for 30+ additional institutions in the U.S., Australia and China. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

March 18, 2017
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Apple CEO Tim Cook says globalization is ‘great for the world’ in China speech

Apple CEO Tim Cook offered remarks on globalization, cybersecurity, encryption, international relations and more during a rare public appearance in China, part of the executive’s attempts to woo Chinese consumers. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 28, 2017
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This week on AI: New beta builds, Apple sues Qualcomm in China, possible U.S. Foxconn plant and more

Apple released its first betas of iOS 10.3 and macOS 10.12.4 this week, promising a slate of new features such as a "Find My AirPods" feature and Night Shift for the Mac. We also got a hint of secret projects … Continue reading

December 26, 2016
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Apple allegedly deepening partnership with Foxconn to facilitate China, Indonesia expansion efforts

Apple is turning to manufacturing partner Foxconn to facilitate efforts to expand both research centers and business further into Southeast Asia, and open up facilities in China and Indonesia, according to recent reports. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 15, 2016
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Apple Pay adds support for new banks in China, Russia, & Australia

Apple today updated its list of supported Apple Pay banks to a new banks and credit unions in Mainland China, Russia, and Australia. The additions include nine new banks and credit unions in China, four in Russia, and over 30 in Australia. … Continue reading

August 1, 2016
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Apple-Backed Didi Chuxing to Purchase Uber’s Ride-Hailing Operations in China

Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing is set to acquire the Chinese operations of rival Uber in a $35 billion deal, reports Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal. Apple notably invested $1 billion in Didi Chuxing back in May, giving Apple … Continue reading

July 12, 2016
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Apple donates $1M to China NGO to assist flood relief efforts

Apple recently became the first U.S. company to donate to the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA), a non-governmental organization helping with flood relief efforts after heavy rains impacted millions along the Yangtze river region. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 29, 2016
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Investor Carl Icahn Dumps Apple Shares Over China Concerns

Billionaire Carl Icahn, who has been buying large amounts of Apple stock over the past three years, today told CBNC that he sold his stake in the company. “We no longer have a position in Apple,” Icahn told CNBC’s “Power … Continue reading

March 16, 2016
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‘AceDeceiver’ iOS Trojan Spotted in China, Bypasses Apple’s DRM Mechanism

A new iOS trojan has been found in the wild that’s able to infect non-jailbroken iOS devices through PCs without the need to exploit an enterprise certificate. Named “AceDeceiver,” the malware was discovered by Palo Alto Networks and is currently … Continue reading