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Top Apple iPhone maker Foxconn restarts key China plant with 10% of workers

02 February, 2020 11:13 pm 11:13 pm

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Apple’s biggest iPhone maker Foxconn got approval to resume production at a key plant in China after being forced to shut it following the coronavirus outbreak, but only 10% of the factory’s workforce has managed to return so far, a source told Reuters. Taiwan’s Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics maker, got … Read More

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Apple asks US to waive tariffs on Chinese-made watches, iPhone parts, AirPo...

11 November, 2019 8:37 am 8:37 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Apple Inc asked the Trump administration to waive tariffs on Chinese-made Apple Watches, iPhone components and other consumer products, according to company filings with the US Trade Representative’s Office. The company on Thursday sought tariff exclusions from 11 products, including HomePod speakers, iMac computers, parts for use in repairing iPhones, iPhone smart … Read More


Apple’s new iPhones shift smartphone camera battleground to AI

09 September, 2019 9:19 pm 9:19 pm

CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – When Apple Inc introduced its triple-camera iPhone this week, marketing chief Phil Schiller waxed on about the device’s ability to create the perfect photograph by weaving it together with eight separate exposures captured before the main shot, a feat of “computational photography mad science.” “When you press the shutter button it takes … Read More


Apple offers researchers record reward for tracing iPhone security flaws

08 August, 2019 4:26 am 4:26 am

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Apple Inc, the leading tech company, is offering cyber security researchers up to $1 million (£823,694) to detect flaws in iPhones, the largest reward offered by a company to defend against hackers. The offers comes at a time of rising concern about governments breaking into the mobile devices of dissidents, journalists … Read More


US tariff threat may compound Apple’s iPhone woes: BofA

08 August, 2019 3:40 am 3:40 am

(Reuters) – Tech giant Apple Inc could see a hit to its annual earnings from US President Donald Trump’s newly proposed 10% tariff on Chinese imports from Sept 1, analysts from Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday. “Our back of the envelope math suggests the impact (of the new tariffs) will be roughly … Read More

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Apple invites Hollywood to Silicon Valley in TV push

03 March, 2019 10:46 pm 10:46 pm

SAN FRANCISCO/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Apple Inc is expected to finally lift the curtain on Monday on a secretive, years-long effort to build a television and movie offering designed to compete with big media companies and boost digital services revenue as iPhone sales taper. “It’s show time” is how the iPhone maker billed the affair … Read More

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Qualcomm launches patent challenge to Apple ahead of antitrust case

03 March, 2019 11:22 pm 11:22 pm

(Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc on Monday kicks off a patent challenge to Apple Inc, capping off a two-year legal strategy to put pressure on the iPhone maker before a major antitrust lawsuit between the two goes to trial in April. Qualcomm, the world’s biggest maker of mobile chips, alleges in federal court in San Diego … Read More

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Apple teams with Ant Financial, banks for interest-free iPhone financing in...

02 February, 2019 11:35 pm 11:35 pm

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Apple Inc has teamed up with Chinese payments giant Ant Financial Services Group and several local banks to offer interest-free financing, its first such move in the country as it looks to boost waning smartphone sales. The US tech behemoth issued a rare revenue warning last month citing weaker iPhone sales in … Read More

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Apple demanded $1 billion for chance to win iPhone: Qualcomm CEO

01 January, 2019 8:37 am 8:37 am

SAN JOSE, California (Reuters) – Qualcomm sought to become the sole supplier of modem chips for Apple’s  iPhone to recoup a $1-billion “incentive payment” that Apple insisted on, not to block rivals from the market, Qualcomm’s chief executive testified. The payment from Qualcomm to Apple – part of a 2011 deal between Apple and Qualcomm … Read More

Qualcomm enforces ban to halt some Apple iPhone sales in Germany

01 January, 2019 10:09 am 10:09 am

(Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc on Thursday took steps to enforce a court order banning the sale of some iPhone models in Germany, a move that will likely see Apple Inc pull those iPhone models from its German stores. The US chipmaker posted bonds of 1.34 billion euros (1.21 billion pounds) as part of a legal … Read More

Amazon strikes deal with Apple to sell iPhones, iPads

11 November, 2018 9:11 am 9:11 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said it would carry more Apple Inc products globally in time for the holiday shopping season, as the technology rivals put aside past differences to boost sales. In coming weeks, the world’s biggest online retailer will sell the latest editions of Apple’s iPhone, iPad and other devices in the United … Read More

Launch of new iPhones helps chipmaker AMS’s profit surge

10 October, 2018 9:47 am 9:47 am

VIENNA (Reuters) – Austrian chipmaker AMS AG reported a 49 percent increase in its third-quarter core profit and gave an upbeat forecast for the next period, largely because Apple started mass production of new phones that include its sensors. AMS is highly exposed to the smartphone and tablet markets and investors hope that new products … Read More

US trade judge declines to block iPhone imports

09 September, 2018 9:38 am 9:38 am

NEW YORK  (Reuters) – A US trade judge declined to block the importation of Apple Inc  iPhones with chips from Intel Corp , handing a major defeat to Qualcomm Inc  in its high-stakes legal dispute with the iPhone maker. A US International Trade Commission judge said Apple’s phones infringed one Qualcomm patent related to power … Read More

As new iPhones go on sale, studies reveal chips from Intel and Toshiba

09 September, 2018 10:51 am 10:51 am

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s latest iPhones hit stores around the world , featuring components made by Intel Corp and Toshiba among others, according to two firms that cracked open the iPhone Xs and Xs Max models. Supplying parts for Apple’s iPhones is considered a coup for chipmakers and other manufacturers. While Apple publishes … Read More

US duties spare Apple gadgets but hit cloud industry

09 September, 2018 3:27 pm 3:27 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The United States will spare Apple Inc’s Watch and other consumer gadgets from the latest round of tariffs on Chinese goods, according to a list of products released by the US Trade Representative (USTR) . But parts for the computer servers and networking gear that power “cloud” data centers and internet-based … Read More