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March 22, 2018
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Angela Ahrendts touts Apple’s investment in Japan, says ‘several’ new retail stores coming

Earlier this week, Apple officially announced that it will open its new Japanese store in Tokyo’s retail district of Shinjuku on April 7th. Now, Angela Ahrendts is teasing that Apple has a lot more planned for Japan customers, with this store only … Continue reading

January 20, 2018
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This week’s top stories: Disabling iPhone throttling, iPhone X design improvements, Apple’s investment in the US, more

In this week’s top stories: Tim Cook makes a big announcement regarding iPhone throttling, possible iPhone X design improvements, a beautiful watchOS 5 concept, and much more. Read on for all of this week’s top stories… more… 9to5Mac

March 28, 2017
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Apple mulls joining reported SoftBank-backed investment in Didi to avoid dilution of existing stake

Japanese tech giant SoftBank is reportedly in talks to back a $ 6 billion investment in Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing, a move that could dilute stakes of existing backers like Apple. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 23, 2017
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Report: Apple & Foxconn ‘mulling’ $7B investment in U.S. manufacturing with ‘highly automated’ display facility

According to President Trump, Tim Cook has “eyes open” to United States-assembled iPhones and a new report from Nikkei reiterates that. According to the report, Apple is “mulling” a joint investment with Foxconn for a $ 7 billion automated display … Continue reading

January 23, 2017
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iPhone Manufacturer Foxconn Mulling $7 Billion U.S. Display Factory Investment With Apple

Taiwanese iPhone manufacturer Foxconn is considering a $7 billion joint investment with Apple to establish a display manufacturing facility in the United States, it was reported on Sunday. According to the Nikkei Asian Review, journalists who attended Foxconn’s annual end-of-year … Continue reading

January 4, 2017
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Apple confirms $1 billion investment into SoftBank’s ‘Vision Fund’ for tech business growth

Apple has confirmed its $ 1 billion investment in SoftBank’s $ 100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund, of which, the upcoming Trump administration has claimed that $ 50 billion will be spent on U.S.-based businesses. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 12, 2016
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Following its $1B investment, Apple got a seat on Didi Chuxing’s board

Earlier this year, Apple invested $ 1 billion in Chinese Uber competitor Didi Chuxing, and at the time, there was some discrepancy as to whether or not Apple got a board seat with that investment. Didi Chuxing itself said that Apple … Continue reading

October 12, 2016
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Apple Given Didi Chuxing Board Seat Following $1 Billion Investment

Shortly after making a $1 billion investment in Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing, Apple was given a seat on the board, reports The Information. News originally suggested Apple had not received a board seat as part of the deal, but … Continue reading

May 15, 2016
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Apple’s Didi investment is surprising but good use of massive $233B cash hoard, analyst says

Investment firm Piper Jaffray views Apple’s Didi funding as a new direction for the company, providing long-term strategic positioning benefits in China’s expanding automotive industry. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 14, 2016
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Apple’s $1 Billion Investment in Didi Chuxing Aligned With Electric Vehicle Plans

Apple announced yesterday that it has invested $1 billion in Chinese ride-sharing service Didi Chuxing, but CEO Tim Cook refused to elaborate on the reasoning behind the move, beyond saying that it will help the company better understand the Chinese … Continue reading