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Hong Kong protests: bring back app or risk 'complicity' in repression, Apple told

US lawmakers including Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez write to Tim Cook urging him to restore HKMapp app A bipartisan group of seven prominent US lawmakers has urged Apple chief executive Tim Cook to restore the HKMap app used in Hong Kong.Earlier this month, Apple removed the app that helped track police and protester movements, saying it was used to target officers. Continue reading...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, Technology, China, US, Asia Pacific, Ted Cruz, Tim Cook, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Hong Kong Earlier


Apple’s China stance makes for strange political alliances, as AOC and Ted Cruz slam the company

In a rare instance of bipartisanship overcoming the rancorous discord that’s been the hallmark of the U.S. Congress, senators and sepresentatives issued a scathing rebuke to Apple for its decision to take down an app at the request of the Chinese government. Signed by Senators Ron Wyden, Tom Cotton, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Congressional Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Mike Gallagher and Tom Malinowski, the letter was written to “express… strong concern about Apple’s censorship...
Tags: Apple, Ios, TC, Hong Kong, Congress, China, America, Tech, E-commerce, Itunes, Beijing, United States, United Kingdom, Ted Cruz, Tim Cook, Marco Rubio


AOC, Marco Rubio, and 5 more lawmakers just wrote a letter to Tim Cook calling Apple's decision to remove an app used by Hong Kong protesters 'deeply concerning' (AAPL)

Lawmakers including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) called Apple's decision to remove an app that Hong Kong protesters used to track police activity "deeply concerning" in a letter to CEO Tim Cook. The letter comes after some politicians have criticized the decision on Twitter. Apple said it removed the app because it was posing a threat to law enforcement and residents in Hong Kong. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Seven United States lawma...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, Florida, New York, Texas, Cook, China, Trends, Ted Cruz, New Jersey, Tim Cook, Wisconsin, Marco Rubio, Louisiana, App Store, Wyden


Bipartisan Group Of Lawmakers Blasts Tim Cook For Caving To China

Apple is facing blowback for deleting an app used by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.
Tags: Apple, News, China, Tim Cook


China says Apple CEO met top regulator in Beijing for a 'deep discussion'

Apple CEO Tim Cook met with China's top regulator this week for a "deep discussion" about a range of issues, according to the Chinese government.
Tags: Apple, China, Cnn, Beijing, Tim Cook


Apple CEO Tim Cook met with a Chinese state regulator days after controversially booting a Hong Kong map app from the App Store

Apple CEO Tim Cook met with the chief of China's market regulator on Thursday in Beijing. Cook and Xiao Yaqing, the head of China's State Administration for Market Regulation, discussed topics including Apple's investment in China, consumer rights protection, and corporate social responsibility, the regulator said. Apple has come under fire for removing an app, HKMap.live, that allowed Hong Kong protesters to track police movements, with Cook defending the decision on the grounds that the app ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hong Kong, Cook, China, US, Trends, Taiwan, Tim Cook, App Store, China Daily, China Hong Kong, Greater China, Mok, Charles Mok, Xiao Yaqing


LA, California TV production is cashing in on the digital streaming boom, report says

Digital streaming services have now surpassed older media broadcast and cable as the largest generator of television series. And California is home to more of them than any other production jurisdiction in the increasingly worldwide business. According to FilmLA’s 2019 Television Report, released Wednesday, the amount of original, scripted series in production for streamers grew 85.3% in the year between the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons, and a whopping 2,300% since the 2010-11 season. Apple CEO...
Tags: Apple, New York, Hollywood, News, California, La, Disney, Los Angeles, Georgia, Sport, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Canada, Soccer, Tim Cook, Streaming


45 unreal photos and renderings show how companies are building a space glamping industry for the superrich

It's hard to impress Instagram followers. They seem to have seen it all, including every inch of the planet's surface — every mountain's summit, every crystal clear hot spring, every picture-perfect person posing from every perspective. That is, until now: Companies like Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin, and SpaceX are developing a new industry of space tourism. And space tourists wouldn't be roughing it out there in space like regular astronauts. Soon, the superrich may be sharing selfies from th...
Tags: Apple, Spacex, Elon Musk, New York, Steve Jobs, Russia, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Netflix, Hawaii, New York Times, Tim Cook, Tokyo, Richard Branson, Mars


Disney just shook up its $2 billion ad business as it prepares to battle Apple, Netflix, and Amazon for streaming audiences

This week, Disney awarded its advertising business to rival holding companies Omnicom and Publicis after a five-month review. Omnicom retained movie studios and most media properties in the U.S. while Publicis won parks and Disney+. A knowledgeable source said Disney would spend about $375 million to promote Disney+. The outcome shows Disney plans to further wall itself off from rivals Netflix, Apple, and Amazon ahead of next month's launches of Disney+ and Apple TV+. Disney is moving toward...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Europe, Hbo, Abc, India, Africa, Disney, Trends, Bloomberg, Netflix, Comcast, Middle East, Tim Cook, Walt Disney Company, Iger


Disney just shook up its $2-plus billion ad business as it prepares to battle Apple, Netflix, and Amazon for streaming audiences

This week, Disney awarded its advertising business to rival holding companies Omnicom and Publicis after a five-month review. Omnicom won a slight majority of the business, retaining movie studios and most media properties while Publicis won parks and Disney+. A knowledgeable source said Disney would spend about $375 million to promote Disney+. The outcome shows Disney plans to further wall itself off from rivals Netflix, Apple, and Amazon ahead of next month's launches of Disney+ and Apple ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Europe, Hbo, Abc, India, Africa, Disney, Trends, Bloomberg, Netflix, Comcast, Middle East, Tim Cook, Walt Disney Company, Iger


An Apple feature that shares some data from websites you visit in Safari with Chinese tech giant Tencent is attracting attention amid mounting tensions between the US and China (AAPL)

Apple may in some cases share web address information with Chinese tech giant Tencent as part of a safety feature that monitors for phishing scams. Apple shares some web address data with Tencent Safe Browsing and Google Safe Browsing before a user visits a website to ensure that it's not a phishing scam. The feature is attracting attention amid heightened concerns about the relationships between United States tech firms and China. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. An Apple ...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Safari, United States, Tim Cook, Tencent, Huawei, League Of Legends, Mark Gurman, Tencent Holdings, Google Safe Browsing, Shenzhen China, China Apple


Subway System to Shut Down at 10 p.m. Monday: Hong Kong Update

(Bloomberg) -- A Hong Kong police officer was hospitalized after being attacked as protests spread to 18 districts in the latest weekend of unrest.Sunday’s clashes follow a night of sporadic violence and come as some demonstrators debate online on whether to soften their tactics to avoid alienating more moderate supporters. Saturday’s march was called in protest against the government invoking emergency laws, including banning masks at public gatherings. The unrest erupted on June 9 in oppositio...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, Post, News, China, Bloomberg, NG, Tim Cook, Joshua Wong, Mong Kok, Apple Inc, CHAN, Wong, Carrie Lam, Paul Chan, Tsim Sha Tsui


Forget the iPhone 11: The next iPhone could spark the next big thing for Apple (AAPL)

Apple's 2020 iPhone may have a new 3D camera for offering advanced augmented reality, according to Bloomberg, a capability that could lay the foundation for other AR hardware products in the future. With cameras that are better suited for AR and 5G support, Apple's next generation seems like it could be more about future-proofing the iPhone with up-and-coming technologies rather than focusing on features that are useful in the near term. Apple is also said to be working on an AR headset that c...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Cook, Trends, Bloomberg, United States, Tim Cook, Mark Gurman, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, Apple AAPL, Bloomberg Read, Debby Wu, TF International Securities


Hong Kong lawmaker who relied on the banned HKMap Live app warns Apple from becoming an 'accomplice for Chinese censorship'

  A prominent Hong Kong legislator and IT entrepreneur, Charles Mok, has warned Apple from becoming "an accomplice for Chinese censorship and oppression" in an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook. Apple has come under fire in recent days for withdrawing a map app which showed the location of police during the Hong Kong protests from the App Store. Mok's letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, published on Twitter, said the app's removal "cause problems for normal Hong Kong citizens trying to avoid police ...
Tags: Apple, Twitter, Hong Kong, Cook, China, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Information Technology, Tim Cook, Nba, Tim Cook Apple, Mok, Hong Kong Police Force, AppStore, Hong Kong Legislative Council


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Apple has been widely criticized for apparently kowtowing to Chinese censorship, removing an app that helps Hong Kong protesters track police, and news app Quartz from various App Stores. The firm u-turned on Wednesday and booted HKMap Live for "endangering" law enforcement, as well as news app Quartz. Tim Cook defended Apple's decision to remove an app that let protesters track the location of police in Hong Kong. Cook said the...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Hong Kong, Cook, Instagram, Germany, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Tim Cook, George W Bush, World of Warcraft, Alexa, Bush, DeGeneres


Apple CEO Tim Cook Defends Decision to Withdraw Hong Kong App

Apple CEO, Tim Cook has defended the company’s decision to remove the controversial HKmap.live app from its virtual store. His explanations have drawn fire from politicians in the U.S. and praise from China. The app, conceived by anonymous developers, displays crowd-sourced data about the location of protest operations, and where police are congregated. After initially […]
Tags: Apple, Asia, Hong Kong, News, China, Global, Tim Cook


Apple CEO Tim Cook Defends Decision to Withdraw Hong Kong Protest App

Apple CEO Tim Cook has defended the company’s decision to remove the controversial HKmap.live app from its virtual store. But his explanations have drawn fire from politicians in the U.S. – and praise from China. The app, conceived by anonymous developers, displays crowd-sourced data about the location of protest operations, and where police are congregated. […]
Tags: Apple, Asia, Hong Kong, News, China, Global, Tim Cook


Fury as Apple pulls US news app Quartz from China 'over Hong Kong coverage'

Apple has blocked a US news app from its Chinese service as the iPhone maker is accused of bowing to pressure from state censors over pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Quartz, a US news site covering the Hong Kong protests, said its app was blocked from its App Store in China with a note from Apple saying it “includes content that is illegal in China”. The ban on installing the app on iPhones or iPads prompted a furious reaction from the publisher and Quartz journalists. “We abhor this kind o...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, New York, News, China, US, New York Times, Italy, Tim Cook, App Store, Apple News, Open Rights Group, Quartz, US National Basketball Association, Jim Killock, Zach Seward


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...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, Science, China, Tim Cook, Hong Kong protests, Honk Kong


Tim Cook defends Apple’s removal of a Hong Kong protest app from the App Store

A Chinese state-owned newspaper has taken aim at Apple, alleging the technology giant has taken the side of rioters by allowing the controversial app HKmap.live on its App Store.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Apps, Hong Kong, News, Trends, Protests, Tim Cook, ATF1019


Tim Cook defends Apple's removal of Hong Kong mapping app

Apple chief said in a letter HKmap.live was ‘used maliciously to target’ officers as claim was disputed by protesters on the groundTim Cook has written to Apple employees defending the company’s decision to remove an app used by Hong Kong protesters to coordinate movements and avoid concentrations of police.But the chief executive has been criticised for “taking at face value” the claims of the Hong Kong police, which don’t chime with the experiences of international observers on the ground. Con...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, Technology, Cook, World news, Asia Pacific, Tim Cook


Tim Cook sent a memo to employees explaining why he stands by Apple’s decision to remove an app used by Hong Kong protesters to track police (AAPL)

In a memo to employees, Apple CEO Tim Cook stood by the company's decision to remove an app from the App Store used by Hong Kong protesters to monitor police activity. Cook said the app was removed because it was being used to "maliciously target individual officers for violence," according to a memo to staff obtained by Bloomberg. Cook also said in the email that he received "credible information" from the Hong Kong Cybersecurity and Technology Crime Bureau as well as users which indicated th...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hong Kong, Cook, Trends, Bloomberg, United States, Tim Cook, Chinese communist party, App Store, App Store Apple, Josh Hawley, Bloomberg Cook, Charles Mok, Mark Gurman Cook, Bloomberg National


Tim Cook Defends Decision To Remove Hong Kong Maps App In Memo

On Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook defended the company's decision to remove a mapping app in Hong Kong, saying that the company received "credible information" from authorities indicating the software was being used "maliciously" to attack police. Bloomberg reports: Apple pulled HKmap.live from its App Store on Wednesday after flip-flopping between rejecting it and approving it earlier this month. Apple made the decision after consulting with local authorities, because it could endanger law enforc...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, Cook, Tech, Bloomberg, Tim Cook, Chinese communist party, Bloomberg News


Apple is getting slammed by both Republicans and Democrats for pulling an app used by Hong Kong protesters to monitor police activity (AAPL)

Both Democrats and Republicans in Congress slammed Apple on Thursday for the company's decision to pull a Hong Kong protest app from the App Store. The app, HKmap.live, allowed protesters to share the location of police activity. Apple pulled the app, saying the app was "used in ways that endanger law enforcement and residents in Hong Kong." "An authoritarian regime is violently suppressing its own citizens who are fighting for democracy," one senator tweeted. "Apple just sided with them." Vis...
Tags: Apple, Google, Hong Kong, Florida, Cook, Congress, Oregon, China, Trends, Bloomberg, Beijing, Missouri, Arkansas, New York Times, Tim Cook, Rockets


Apple is reportedly only months away from launching an iPhone accessory you wear on your head (AAPL)

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reported that Apple is readying an AR headset, echoing his Kuo has provided accurate reports on upcoming Apple developments before, including its Retina Display and Touch ID technology. Kuo says that Apple's plans remain "murky," but he now predicts the product will likely launch in the second quarter of 2020. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple is months away from launching an AR accessory for iPhones, according to a new report by analyst Ming-Chi...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Cook, Trends, Tim Cook, Bloomberg Businessweek, Aapl, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, Apple Watch Apple, TF International Securities


Health Care Goes Retail and Changes the Game

The latest slew of new announcements and developments by big box retailers, pharmacy chains, and tech giants makes it clear. The consumerization of health care is here, and it’s much bigger than free flu shots at the drug store. In fact, it’s a game-changing shift on several dimensions. In our view, these are the ones with the most impact to your business: Business Models – retailers are going beyond brick-and-mortar stores to become full-service, easily accessible health care providers. The ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Business, Strategy, Walmart, Healthcare, Innovation, Tim Cook, Apple Watch, Sam, Cvs, Aetna, CPG, Walmart CVS, Amazon Care, Focus Start


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. Two new laws have been passed in California aimed at stopping deepfakes in politics and porn. CNET reports that it's now illegal to distribute videos aimed at discrediting political candidates in California, and California residents now have the right to sue the makers of deepfake porn. Iran is planning to take legal action against the U.S. for alleged cyber attacks and threats on its networks, according to Bloomberg. Bloomberg ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Hong Kong, Elon Musk, Cook, Instagram, California, Trends, Iran, Bbc, BBC News, Tim Cook, Angelina Jolie, WeWork, Donald Trump


Apple CEO Tim Cook just took a not-so-subtle shot at Facebook's decision to create a cryptocurrency, saying companies 'shouldn't be looking to gain power this way' (AAPL, FB)

Apple does not plan to create a cryptocurrency any time soon, CEO Tim Cook said. Facebook has announced plans to release a cryptocurrency in June 2020. Cook, taking a not-so-subtle shot at Facebook, said he thinks making a cryptocurrency is an inappropriate way for a private company to gain power. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Tim Cook took a not-so-subtle shot at Facebook in an interview published Thursday. Cook said Apple will not launch a cryptocurrency to compete wit...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Cook, Mexico, US, Trends, Cnn, Tim Cook, Libra, Jennifer Bailey, AAPL FB, Les Echos Facebook


Has Apple changed its tact towards cryptocurrency?

Early last month, Apple’s VP referred to cryptocurrency as “interesting” and said the company was keeping an eye on it. But it seems the company might be changing its tact when it comes to the digital assets. Apple‘s CEO Tim Cook said in an interview with French outlet Les Echos: “No. I really think that a currency should stay in the hands of countries. I’m not comfortable with the idea of a private group setting up a competing currency.” “A private company shouldn’t be looking to gain power thi...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Tim Cook, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Les Echos, Jennifer Bailey, Hard Fork


Nuance Spinout Cerence Vies With Tech Giants in Voice-AI for Auto

A new mobility company, Cerence, is making its public-market debut Wednesday, and its first CEO, Sanjay Dhawan, says he’s been meeting with more than 50 investors in recent weeks to talk up its prospects.Cerence is a spinout from pioneering speech recognition company Nuance Communications (NASDAQ: NUAN), and it will carry on the work of Nuance’s former automotive division—a longtime player in the hotly competitive drive to equip vehicles to take full advantage of voice interactivity, artificial...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Deals, Startups, Mobile, Cloud, Facebook, Spotify, Hardware, Microsoft, Internet, Entrepreneurship, Funding, San Francisco, Trends



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