Trump orders companies to ‘start looking for an alternative to China,’ AAPL falls over 4%

President Trump sent a series of tweets on Friday afternoon addressing the relationship between the United States and China. The president ordered that U.S. companies “immediately start looking for an alternative to China,” which sent Apple stock down by over 4 percent. more… The post Trump orders companies to ‘start looking for an alternative to […]

Apple, tech companies successfully lobby to kill Ontario ‘Right to Repair’ bill

Another ‘Right to Repair’ bill that would have made device producers provide the resources for consumers and third-party repair outfits to fix devices has been put to rest, with intensive lobbying from tech companies including Apple said to be behind the killing of the legislation. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple among tech companies voicing opposition to new anti-encryption law in Australia

Last week, we reported that Australia had passed a new anti-encryption law that could force Apple and other tech companies to help law enforcement access encrypted messages. TechCrunch reports today, however, that Apple is among a handful of tech companies coming out against the legislation. more… The post Apple among tech companies voicing opposition to […]

As other tech companies voice support for Apple, Qualcomm says iPhone import ban wouldn’t hurt competition

As the legal saga between the two continues, Qualcomm is firing back after a host of tech companies came out in support of Apple last week. The chip maker is accusing the Computer & Communications Industry Association, a group that consists of companies such as Google, Samsung, and Facebook, of waging a “coordinated effort aimed at […]

Apple among companies meeting at White House next month to talk government modernization, immigration, more

Apple is again said to make a visit to the White House in the coming weeks. According to a new report from Recode, Apple is among a handful of companies who will meet with White House officials next week to discuss modernization, big data, and high-skilled immigration… more… 9to5Mac

Comment: IBM’s Apple deployment stats should be a lesson to enterprise companies everywhere

IBM reported some pretty impressive stats this week. Not least among them the fact that 73% of IBM employees – the company whose personal computer division was once almost synonymous with Microsoft – want a Mac as their next PC. The company is currently equipping its employees with Macs at the rate of 1300 people per week. Indeed, IBM […]

Apple reportedly among companies that held potential acquisition talks with Lyft

While Apple made a $ 1 billion investment in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing earlier this year, it apparently also held talks with Lyft, another popular car request service, regarding an acquisition. According to a report from the New York Times, Lyft has recently held discussions with handful of companies to discuss a possible acquisition, with Apple […]

DOJ and FBI officials say Apple & other tech companies ‘winning PR battle’ over data privacy

Some law enforcement officials are frustrated that Apple and other tech companies appear to be winning the PR battle over data privacy, reports the NYT. Some Justice and F.B.I. officials have been frustrated that the White House has not moved more quickly or been more outspoken in the public relations fight that the tech companies appear to […]

Lion reviews Are Out: ‘great value’, ‘Shakes issues Up’, ‘only a few Bugs’

Now that Lion has been launched, NDA’s are lifted and opinions are beginning to come in. listed below are some choice excerpts: David Pogue – big apple occasions: In Mac OS X 10.7, often called Lion, Apple went with the “shake things up” philosophy. It follows an outdated Apple pattern: include what’s cool and modern, […]

Apple trying out 2048×1536 HD display For iPad 3

a fascinating article posted in the Korea occasions claims that Apple’s subsequent iPad device will characteristic a decision of 2048×1536 pixels, way more specific than the 1920×1080 pixel milestone of what is thought to be to be full HD. Samsung and LG, the sector leaders in the liquid crystal display show manufacturing fields, are said […]

This guy Has started tenting Out For iPhone 5, gets £40,000 worth Of Freebies

As part of a publicity stunt, ex-binman Rob Shoesmith, dubbed ‘Britain’s largest Blagger’, has managed to nab £40k’s worth of chocolates donated with the aid of corporations. His plan? To camp outside the Apple store for three weeks around the launch of the following iPhone and take a look at the entire merchandise he manages […]