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January 10, 2018
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U.S. government questions Apple over iPhone slowdown debacle

Following revelations that the French government opened an investigation into Apple’s decision to throttle the performance of older iPhones with deteriorated batteries, a U.S. senator on Tuesday sent a letter to CEO Tim Cook requesting details about the hardware policy. … Continue reading

November 23, 2017
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UK government to initiate tax crackdown on tech firms holding earnings offshore

The UK Treasury on Wednesday said it will begin cracking down on large corporations that shift British earnings overseas in a bid to avoid the country’s high taxes, a move that follows a wider European Union strategy seeking much the … Continue reading

September 23, 2017
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Singapore government to trial Apple Pay for public transport in 2018

A small number of commuters in Singapore will soon be able to use their iPhone or Apple Watch to pay for train and bus rides, as the country’s Land Transit Authority plans to launch a pilot program involving Apple Pay … Continue reading

May 21, 2017
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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 … Continue reading

November 11, 2016
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Apple supplier Japan Display discusses $703M bailout from Japanese government

Japan Display, a major Apple LCD display supplier, is reportedly in advanced talks to receive a 75 billion yen ($ 703 million) bailout from the government-backed fund Innovation Network Corp. of Japan, one of its biggest investors. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

May 4, 2016
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Tim Cook talks Apple ethos, government issues, role models and more

In the second and final segment of a rare one-on-one interview with CNBC’s Jim Cramer, Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed his company’s core tenets, the recent debate over encryption, his personal legacy and more. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 16, 2016
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Apple Says Government Trying to ‘Rewrite History’ by Using All Writs Act as ‘All-Powerful Magic Wand’

Following the U.S. government’s filing last week once again urging the court to compel Apple to assist the FBI in unlocking the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, a document Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell called a “cheap shot,” … Continue reading

March 11, 2016
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U.S. Government Calls Apple’s Opposition to iPhone Unlocking Order a ‘Diversion,’ Says Fears Are ‘Overblown’

Prosecutors representing the United States government today filed another document (via The Verge) to support the motion to compel Apple to unlock the iPhone used by San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, calling the original order a “modest” request that would … Continue reading

June 26, 2015
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Apple searching for new public policy director to influence government

Apple is searching for a new director of public policy as it looks to both influence and react to government policies and regulations worldwide, according to an official job listing discovered by AppleInsider. AppleInsider – Frontpage News