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Apple Makes $1 Billion Bet On Uber's Chinese Competitor

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.12.2016 | Technology

By Julia Love (Reuters) - Apple said on Thursday it has invested $1 billion in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing, a move that Apple Chief Exec...

Apple's Factories In China Are Taking A Vacation, And That's Not A Good Sign

Reuters | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 01.07.2016 | Technology

Foxconn, which assembles most of Apple Inc's latest iPhones, will cut working hours over the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, a person familiar with ...

Dave Jamieson

The Bleak Existence Of The Factory Workers Behind Your iPhone | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.24.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A U.S.-based labor watchdog group says it has uncovered disturbing working conditions inside a Chinese factory producing parts for our f...

Did Apple Copy This Chinese Version Of Siri?

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 03.28.2013 | Technology

Apple has seen its phones, tablets and even stores cloned in China. But this week, it was a Chinese firm fingering Apple as the copycat. Shanghai's...

Signs Of Improvement At iPad Factories

The New York Times | Posted 12.27.2012 | Technology

One day last summer, Pu Xiaolan was halfway through a shift inspecting iPad cases when she received a beige wooden chair with white stripes and a high...

Apple CEO Announces Big Plans

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 02.05.2013 | Technology

As Apple faces increased scrutiny for hiring foreign firms to manufacture its products overseas, CEO Tim Cook says that the U.S.-based company is look...

Presidential Debate: Time for Wise Leadership and Vision

Georges Ugeux | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Georges Ugeux

Thank you for showing us passion, Mr. President. We needed to be reassured that you were passionate about the values you defend and that you are not ...

Foxconn Workers Accuse Guards Of Brutal Crackdowns: 'There's No Sense Of Safety'

Posted 11.27.2012 | Technology

--The pressures threatening China's status as the world's factory floor have been laid bare by a riot this week at a factory that makes parts for Appl...

Chinese Watchdog Isn't Happy With Apple

Motherboard | Posted 07.06.2012 | Technology

Having opened its largest retail outlets ever to overzealous shoppers in Shanghai and Beijing last Fall, hiring geniuses and clerks galore, Apple’s ...

What Chinese Consumers Want

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 07.27.2012 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Understanding China's consumer culture is a good starting point for understanding the nation itself, as it races toward superpower status. Material similarities between Chinese and Americans mask fundamentally different emotional impulses.

Where Apple Should Set Its Sights Next

Reuters | Poornima Gupta | Posted 06.26.2012 | Technology

By Poornima Gupta SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Sometimes even eye-popping results are not enough. Apple Inc's shares rallie...

Android Takes The Lead Over Apple In The World's Largest Mobile Market

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2012 | Technology

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Google Inc's Android mobile operating system (OS) was the top smartphone platform in China last year, growing its market share by...

Apple CEO Surprises Shoppers In Chinese Apple Store

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 03.26.2012 | Technology

Well, look who's turned up in China. Apple CEO Tim Cook surprised shoppers on Monday when he made an appearance at the Apple Store in Beijing's Jo...

These Photos of Exploited Chinese Workers Look Amazing on the New iPad

James Napoli | Posted 05.12.2012 | Comedy
James Napoli

You will not believe the lifelike photographic resolution on the New iPad. I'm telling you, these photographs of the Chinese workers at the Foxconn plant look like they are right in the room with you.

Apple Gets Opportunity To Learn From Nike's Mistakes

Reuters | Terril Yue Jones | Posted 05.06.2012 | Technology

By Terril Yue Jones BEIJING (Reuters) - As Apple Inc, the world's most valuable listed company, braces itself for a report into alleged...

Average-Joe Millionaires Turn Out For Apple Shareholder Meeting

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.27.2012 | Business

Ever wish you'd gotten in on the ground floor of a company like Apple, Google or Microsoft? Apple's most recent shareholder meeting, which took pl...

Not One Company Follows Apple's Lead With Expanded Audits Of China Suppliers

Bloomberg | Posted 02.27.2012 | Technology

Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s rivals aren’t rushing to emulate the iPhone maker’s decision to subject supplier factories to audits by a labor group. Inste...

World's Biggest Cellphone Market To Get More iPhones

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2012 | Technology

By Lee Chyen Yee and Huang Yuntao HONG KONG (Reuters) - Apple Inc has signed with China Telecom to sell its iPhone in China from next m...

A "Capitalist Tool's" Defense of Apple Morphs into an Anti-Obama Screed

William K. Black | Posted 04.07.2012 | Technology
William K. Black

Contrary to a recent screed by Rich Karlgaard, taxing corporations is not an "anti-business" policy, and all modern presidents have taxed corporations. A "tax holiday" is an extraordinary subsidy to corporations that already pay an exceptionally low effective income tax rate.

Apple Should Change Its Gadget Making Ways

| Farhad Manjoo | Posted 02.01.2012 | Technology

By Farhad Manjoo (Click here for original article.) Last week, Apple reported one of the most amazing earning results in corporate history. During...

Smart Manufacturing Key to American Innovation

Eric D. Isaacs | Posted 03.31.2012 | Technology
Eric D. Isaacs

Something is very wrong when good jobs go overseas because American corporations can't find enough qualified Americans to fill them here.

The Dark Side Of The iPad

The New York Times | Posted 01.26.2012 | Technology

The explosion ripped through Building A5 on a Friday evening last May, an eruption of fire and noise that twisted metal pipes as if they were discarde...

Apple Accused Of Environmental Violations

Posted 10.31.2011 | Technology

By Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese environmental groups accused Apple Inc of turning a blind eye as its suppliers pollute the country, ...

22 More Fake Apple Stores Found In China

Reuters | Posted 10.12.2011 | Technology

Authorities in China's southwestern city of Kunming have identified another 22 unauthorized Apple retailers weeks after a fake of the company's store ...

The Dark Side Of China's Apple Frenzy

Posted 09.24.2011 | Technology

By Lee Chyen Yee HONG KONG | Mon Jul 25, 2011 5:09am EDT (Reuters) - In a crowded multi-storeyed marketplace in downtown Shenzhen, a store owner h...