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September 9, 2018
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Trump renews call for Apple to make products in America amid tariff price increase concerns

Apple argued yesterday that Trump’s proposed tariff increase on China would negatively affect the Apple Watch, AirPods, and more. In response to Apple’s opposition, Trump has taken to Twitter this morning to renew the call for Apple to build make … Continue reading

October 1, 2017
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Weibo to increase censorship as it faces pressure from Chinese regulators

After facing intensifying pressure from Chinese regulators, Weibo announced this week that it has hired 1,000 “supervisors” whose primary responsibility will be to censor content on the social media platform. The move marks a new turn of censorship for Weibo, … Continue reading

September 26, 2017
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New glass enclosure, A11 Bionic chip, and flash storage to blame for iPhone 8 price increase

With the introduction of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, Apple slightly raised the price of each device. Now, new research from IHS Markit published by Bloomberg offers a bit more insight as to what drove Apple’s price hike… … Continue reading

December 28, 2015
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New PayFinders app for locating Apple Pay merchants reports 750% increase in users in two days

A new app designed to crowdsource an interactive map of businesses that accept Apple Pay just reported adding 12,673 new merchants in North America, 95 percent of them being small businesses. In parallel, its developer reported that the new app’s … Continue reading

April 2, 2015
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Japan App Store prices to increase within 24 hours due to exchange rates

Apple today informed developers that, within 24 hours, prices in the Japan App Store will increase due to foreign exchange rate changes. Apple further tells developers that customers currently using subscription-based apps will be notified as needed of the shifts. … Continue reading