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Tim Cook Explains Why Apple Sold Out Hong Kong Protestors, Doubles Down

Apple CEO Tim Cook has explained why his company decided to succumb to China’s pressure and remove an app that was being used by Honk Kong pro-democracy protestors. Read More >>

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Sent From My iPhone

Apple design wunderkind Sir Jony Ive is leaving the company after 27 years and Apple is scrambling to ensure the public that this is fine, everything is fine. Read More >>

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Apple Contemplates Moving 15 to 30% of Production Capacity Outside of China Over Trade War: Report

Apple is exploring a shift of anywhere from 15 percent to 30 percent of its production capacity outside of China to somewhere in Southeast Asia, according to a new report from the Nikkei Asia Review. The potential move is getting billed as a “fundamental restructuring” of Apple’s supply chain. Read More >>

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Apple Man Has Words For Non-Apple Men and Women

Apple and CEO Tim Cook have always branded the company as fundamentally different than its competitors on privacy. iOS devices collect and use less data on their users than companies like Google and are generally considered more secure than their Android equivalents, and the company has been loudly tooting its own horn on the matter as it introduces competing services like Apple sign-in for third-party sites. Apple and Cook have also been more aggressive fighting hate speech and misinformation, banning conspiracy theorists like Alex Jones and making clear their view that Big Tech needs to do more. Read More >>

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Apple Q2 2019 Earnings Show iPhone Business Stalling, But Services Expanding at Rapid Pace

Everyone has a theory: Maybe it’s that iPhones are too expensive. Maybe it’s that Apple’s quality control seems weaker, or that they’ve alienated consumers by removing consumer-friendly features like the headphone jack. Maybe it’s that iPhones keep getting more and more expensive at a time when consumers have realised the price premium isn’t worth it in an age of excellent mid-range phones, or just that consumers are upgrading less often. Maybe it’s all of these, or something else entirely. Read More >>

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This Better Not Be the Plan for the New iPhone SE

A supply chain report from Taiwan suggests that Apple is planning to release a new version of the iPhone 8 with upgraded guts in March 2020. These guts could include an updated A13 processor which would surely give the old phone some new kick. If true, this could be the new iPhone SE model that’s been generating buzz for months. Many Apple fans with small hands, however, are surely hoping that it’s not true. Read More >>

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Tim Cook’s Changed His Name to Tim Apple on Twitter

Sitting next to Donald Trump while he spews his nonsense must be trying at the best of times, but doing so while he gets your name completely wrong in front of the world has got to make it hard to bite your tongue. Read More >>

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What Happened the Last Time Apple Had a Panic This Bad

On Wednesday, Tim Cook issued a dire, surprising, and historic warning to his company’s investors. Apple, the world’s first trillion dollar company, would be lowering its revenue forecast for the first time since 2002, thanks in part to bad iPhone sales and China (basically). But wait, you’re thinking, what the hell happened in 2002? Read More >>

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Oh No, Apple Probably Only Made £67 Billion Last Quarter

Tim Cook just issued a very curious warning: Apple is lowering its revenue guidance for the first quarter of 2019. In other words, Apple is not going to make as much money as it had previously anticipated, and it’s kind of China’s fault. How bad is the damage, you wonder? Apple now expects to earn just $84 billion (around £67 billion) in revenue for this quarter. Read More >>

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Tim Cook Defends Apple Being Paid Billions By Google

Over the last year, Apple CEO Tim Cook has made it a point to call out tech companies for indiscriminately collecting data on users and disregarding concerns about privacy. But one issue with his criticism is that Apple gets paid a boatload of money from Google for making its search engine the default on its devices. In a new interview, Cook finally addressed that issue. Read More >>

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Tim Cook on Why Apple Banned Alex Jones: He Sucks

Tim Cook has a pretty simple explanation for why Apple removed most of the podcasts and an app from Infowars founder and hatemonger Alex Jones from its directories, setting in motion a chain of events that ended in the conspiracy theorist being fully or partially banned from virtually every major web platform: Everyone can agree Jones is terrible. Read More >>

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Tim Cook Is The Person Who Can Beat Donald Trump In 2020

It’s the 16th July 2020. The Toyota Centre in Houston, Texas is buzzing. The world’s media has descended on the arena to witness one of the key ceremonial moments in American politics: The Democratic Party is about to officially anoint its candidate in the 2020 election. This is the person who, having won a hard-fought primary campaign, will be spend the next four month sparring with Donald Trump, hoping to take his job. Read More >>

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What Did Tim Cook Forget?

Just minutes before Apple’s big event is set to kick off, Tim Cook appears to have mixed up his apps. The CEO tweeted out what appears to be a question for his staff as they scramble to announce a what everyone expects to be a bevy of new iPhones, an updated Apple Watch, and maybe even a new iPad. Read More >>

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Apple’s Spaceship Campus Filled With Standing Desks to Improve ‘Lifestyle’

It’s good to have options, especially when it comes to ergonomics on the job. That’s why standing desks have become a hallmark of the modern workplace (or co-working space) despite their unclear health benefits. Still, if the man in charge wants ‘em, that means everyone’s getting ‘em, which is what happened at Apple. Read More >>

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Apple Will Spend $100 Billion of That Cash It Stashed Abroad Buying Back Its Own Stock

For all the tortuous interactions with now-President Donald Trump that Apple CEO Tim Cook has endured over the past few years, in late April he was still making the rounds at fancy White House events—probably because his company has, all told, been a major beneficiary of Republican-backed tax cuts. On Tuesday, Apple revealed where a big chunk of the $252 billion it’s hoarded overseas but has agreed to bring back to the US in exchange for a sweetheart tax deal is going: Stock buybacks. Read More >>