Apple has been getting pounded by the Chinese press lately for itsÂ warrantyÂ policies service and not talking to the press whenever they want a statement (welcome to Apple news my friends). Hoping to end the onslaught from the government-supported press, Apple issued an apology letter to Chinese customers signed by Tim Cook.
The letter, which was written in Chinese and posted to Apple’s website, said that Tim Cook and the rest of the [Read More...]
One of the curses of being an innovator is every time you innovate, someone comes along and says they had a patent on it first. Apple knows this dilemma well, and the latest patent infringement claim Cupertino has to defend itself against is in China over Siri, Apple’s virtual assistant.
According to a claim by Zhizhen Technology Co., a Shanghai company, the patent they have for voice recognition software as applied to its “Xiao i Robot” software was filed [Read More...]
A communist country pointing the finger at Apple for being tight-lipped?
TheÂ Chinese Communist Party is continuing to attack Apple in the press, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal. AfterÂ China Central Television (CCT) ran its big hit piece, the government’s newspaper has also decided to throw dirt on Apple now. The first [Read More...]
There are some people in China that will do almost anything to get their hands on a new Apple product. One guy even sold his kidney. But if you don’t want to sell a body part, Chinese students have decided to accept some truly horrific loan terms just to buy an iPhone.
The China Daily reports that more than 20,000 college students in the [Read More...]
Apple hasn’t announced the iPhone 5S yet, but Chinese clone specialist GooPhone has already created a cheap knockoff of it. And it has done a prettyÂ incredibleÂ job. As you’ll see in the video below, the “i5S” looks identical to the real thing, and you probably wouldn’t even know it was a clone. That is, until you started using it.
Like the GooPhone i5 â€” an iPhone 5 knockoff â€” the i5S is powered [Read More...]
Apple has been having problems with Chinese writers suing for unlicensed eBook distribution in the App Store. After a group of writers asked Apple for 10 million yuan in damages for unlawfully distributing copyrighted works in certain Chinese apps, the court has forced Apple to pay a smaller settlement fee ofÂ 1.03 million yuan, which is only about $ 165,000.
The Wall Street Journal reports:
A Beijing court orderedÂ AppleÂ Inc.Â to pay 1.03 million [Read More...]