Apple CEO Tim Cook Visits China, Touts ‘Symbiotic’ Relationship
Cook's comments come as Apple pushes suppliers to expand production outside of China and reduce reliance on the Asian manufacturing hub
Meta Reportedly Struggling to Sidestep ‘Made in China’ Production
Hardware giants like Apple are accelerating plans to move more of their production out of China, but Meta is struggling to do the same
The World’s Largest iPhone Factory is Recovering to Near-Normal Levels: Report
Production at Apple supplier Foxconn's flagship iPhone plant in Zhengzhou, China, had been heavily disrupted by COVID-19 slowdowns and worker unrest
Apple Supplier Foxconn Lifts Lockdown at World’s Largest iPhone Factory
Foxconn will no longer employ a "point-to-point" system, which restricted employees' daily movements to between their dormitories and the factory campus
Huawei Licenses 5G Patents to Oppo, Samsung as Revenue Dwindles
The news comes as a series of trade sanctions imposed by the U.S. have all but pushed Huawei out of the smartphone market and sent its revenue into a nosedive
Apple ‘Condemned’ by House of Commons for Restricting AirDrop in China
Apple last month restricted the "Everyone" option for AirDrop to 10 minutes in China, where it was being used to avoid government censors and organize protests
Apple Supplier Foxconn Helped Relax COVID-19 Restrictions in China: Report
Foxconn founder Terry Gou told Chinese officials in a letter that COVID-19 restrictions were threatening the company's position in global supply chains
Apple is the Most Profitable Tech Company in China Thanks to iPhone
Apple recorded higher operating profits in China during its most recent fiscal year than the two largest local tech companies, Alibaba and Tencent, combined
Apple Warns of Lower iPhone 14 Pro Supply, Increased Wait Times
Apple shared an update on Sunday afternoon about the supply of iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, warning of lower supply and increased wait times, due to COVID-19 in China. "COVID-19 restrictions have temporarily impacted the primary iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max assembly facility located in Zhengzhou, China," said Apple...
Apple Would Need 8 Years to Move Just 10% of Production Out of China: Report
Apple wants to expand production beyond China in the wake of geopolitical tensions between Washington and Beijing, COVID-19 slowdowns, and other issues.
Apple’s iPad Production in China Could be Stifled by Power Outages: Report
According to Ming-Chi Kuo, the overall impact of the resulting factory closures on iPad production should be minimal if assembly lines restart by August 20.
Apple Tells Suppliers to Follow China Labelling Laws on Taiwan Exports: Report
China has started strictly enforcing an old rule that requires Taiwan-made imports to be labelled as originating from "Taiwan, China," or "Chinese Taipei."