Tag Archive: Chinese


Tim Cook defends faltering Chinese economy

Tim Cook has stuck his neck out again in support of the Chinese economy, saying that Apple will continue to pour money into the market, despite a slowing stock market and economy. “I know some people are worried about the economy,” Cook said in an interview with the Chinese Xinhua news agency. “We’ll continue to invest. China […]

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Chinese ad company apologizes for snooping on iOS users

The Chinese mobile ad company responsible for malicious code discovered in 256 iOS apps has come forward and apologized after being named and shamed by Apple. “We’ve identified a group of apps that are using a third-party advertising SDK, developed by Youmi, a mobile advertising provider, that uses private APIs to gather private information, such as […]

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Chinese sperm bank wants you to swap your swimmers for an iPhone 6s

China seems to have a bit of a problem with certain members of the population trying to trade vital organs for Apple’s next-gen iPhone 6s. Responding to this, a local sperm bank at Renji Hospital in Shanghai is offering donors the cash to buy Apple’s new handset in exchange for a sperm sample. “No need to […]

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Foxconn is cutting costs as Chinese smartphone market slows

Apple supplier Foxconn is reportedly cutting costs and widening its margins to keep ahead of the pack as the Chinese smartphone market slows, according to a new report. Although Foxconn’s CEO Terry Gou has been outspoken about his desire to not rely too heavily on any one company, Foxconn currently gets around half of its […]

Chinese devaluation is terrible for Apple, great for its suppliers

China’s surprise devaluation of the yuan is likely to have a massive impact on Apple and its suppliers. China devalued its currency in an attempt to boost a flagging economy — resulting in the country’s biggest one-day loss in 20 years. And while some will be celebrating, others (likely including Tim Cook) can’t be too happy about […]

Chinese devaluation is terrible for Apple, great for its suppliers

China’s surprise devaluation of the yuan is likely to have a massive impact on Apple and its suppliers. China devalued its currency in an attempt to boost a flagging economy — resulting in the country’s biggest one-day loss in 20 years. And while some will be celebrating, others (likely including Tim Cook) can’t be too happy about […]

Why the Chinese military is frightened of the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is expected to do big things in China — with even the high-end Apple Watch Edition selling out within its first hour of preorders in the country — but one place the company’s debut wearable device won’t… Read more ›

Apple angers Chinese customers with low-ball iPhone trade-ins

Apple’s China trade-in program only went live today, but already it’s on the receiving end of criticism, as would-be sellers are disappointed to find that Apple is offering far less credit than is offered by private third-party buyers. Welcome to… Read more ›

Chinese smartphone maker apologizes for likening Apple to Hitler

A Chinese smartphone maker has apologized for an ad comparing Apple to mass-murdering Nazi leader, Adolf Hitler. The ad depicted a cartoon Hitler performing the Nazi salute, with his red armband showing the Apple logo instead of a swastika. Text on… Read more ›

iFĂĽhrer: Hitler is an Apple fan in Chinese smartphone ad

Whether it’s arguing over market share vs. profit margins, or Google Now vs. Siri, the war between Android and iOS users can sometimes can a bit heated. But up until today, no matter how anti-Apple the crowd, I’ve never heard… Read more ›