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How Apple reportedly gave up control of iCloud for business growth in China

China is one of the biggest markets in the world for Apple’s products. In its recent quarterly results, the company registered a whopping $17.7 billion in iPhone sales in the region. However, this stellar business performance comes at a cost of user privacy and ceding control over its own ecosystem. According to a new report from The New York Times, Apple gave in to China’s multiple demands, including custom hardware for iCloud and app removals. The report noted that Tim Cook caved in to China’s...
Tags: Apple, Startups, China, Tim Cook, Insider, The New York Times Apple


Apple has stored the data of thousands of customers on Chinese servers and censored apps to please the government that controls most of its supply chain, the New York Times reports

Apple CEO Tim Cook. AP Photo/Richard Drew Apple has catered to China's government as it relies on the country's supply chain, the NYT reports. Tim Cook approved using servers run by Chinese firms to store customer data, company sources told the NYT. That would make it easy for authorities to access the information of millions of Chinese citizens. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple has increasingly bowed to China's demands as it relies more heavily on its sup...
Tags: Apple, Cook, News, China, US, Trends, Taiwan, New York Times, Tim Cook, Retail, The New York Times, Dalai Lama, App Store, Xinjiang, Times, Communist Party


Apple's Phil Schiller Takes the Stand in Epic Games v. Apple Trial

Today marked the kickoff of the third week of the Epic Games v. Apple trial, and this week is notable because Epic has finished with its witnesses and we're now transitioning to Apple witnesses, including notable Apple executives. Apple Fellow and former marketing chief Phil Schiller, who is in charge of the App Store, took the stand today. Schiller will testify for up to nine hours, and will see the most questioning out of all of Apple's witnesses. Schiller's hours of commentary will see hi...
Tags: Apple, Epic, Tim Cook, App Store, Epic Games, Phil Schiller, Schiller, Fortnite, Apple Fellow, Epic Games vs. Apple, Phil Schiller Epic Games Fortnite Epic Games


Tim Cook 'Practicing for Hours' Ahead of Epic Games Testimony Expected This Week

So far, Apple CEO Tim Cook has taken a backseat in defending Apple as it faces a significant legal battle with Epic Games regarding the App Store. While the CEO has commented on the platform in the past, for the first time this week, ‌Tim Cook‌ will take center stage in his company's battle with ‌Epic Games‌. Apple in March submitted its list of executives that will testify during the trial between Apple and ‌Epic Games‌ which began on May 3. ‌Epic Games‌, developers behind the hit-game Fortn...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Epic, Tim Cook, App Store, Cupertino, Wall Street Journal, Epic Games, Phil Schiller, Oakland Calif, Craig Federighi, Phill Schiller, Tim Cook zwnj, Craig Fedeirghi


Judge in Epic vs. Apple Case Floats Potential Compromise

In the ongoing legal battle between Apple and Epic Games, the two companies are this week calling up their expert witnesses to argue their points before Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, who will make a decision in the case after a three week trial. Expert testimony is not as exciting as some of the leaked App Store documents that were highlighted last week, especially as much of what's being discussed was shared by Epic and Apple ahead of the trial. When speaking to expert witnesses, however, Go...
Tags: Apple, Bloomberg, Epic, Tim Cook, Evans, App Store, Epic Games, Phil Schiller, David Evans, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Fortnite, Richard Schmalensee, Epic Games vs. Apple, Gonzalez Rogers


NBC won't air the Golden Globes

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising for May 11. I'm deputy editor Lucia Moses, filling in for Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:NBC won't air Golden Globes.Apple's advertising hire.WarnerMedia's top tech execs.If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here for your daily insider's guide to advertising and media.Drop me your tips, comments, or suggestions at [email protected] or on Twitter at @lmoses. Golden Globe trophies are set by the stage ahead o...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, Nbc, Advertising, Newsletter, Trends, Walmart, Nbcuniversal, Tim Cook, Beverly Hills, Scarlett Johansson, Warner Bros, Hulu, Golden Globe Awards


Top Stories: Epic Games vs. Apple, Hidden AirTag Mode, Apple Music Hi-Fi, Colorful MacBook Air?

While we wait for the newly introduced iMac, iPad Pro, and Apple TV models to launch later this month, this week saw the kickoff of the big Epic Games v. Apple trial, with lots of juicy tidbits coming out as the two sides make their arguments. This week also saw some rumors about a Hi-Fi tier for Apple Music, more biometric sensing capabilities for Apple Watch, and timing for the next-generation iPad mini launch. We also saw people digging into Apple's new AirTags, including the discovery of ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Cook, Featured, California, Samsung, Top Stories, Epic, Tim Cook, Apple Watch, MacBook Air, Lg, App Store, Epic Games, Eddy Cue, Ming Chi Kuo


Apple and Epic Games are revealing a ton of industry secrets in court filings - from untold billions in 'Fortnite' profits to private email exchanges, these are the 5 juiciest bits

Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, and Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney, right. Apple/Rachel Luna/Stringer "Fortnite" maker Epic Games is suing Apple, and the bench trial started this week in California. Epic says Apple's App Store is a monopoly. Apple says Epic broke its developer contract. Through court filings, major secrets from Apple, Epic, Microsoft, and more have been revealed. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Apple and the maker of "Fortnite" are currently at war in a C...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Android, Ipad, Microsoft, California, Washington, Xbox One, Trends, Playstation, Epic, Tim Cook, Sony, Xbox


SCOTT GALLOWAY: Elon Musk is now the most influential person in the world - whether or not that's a good thing remains to be seen

Elon Musk. REUTERS/Mike Blake Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is a recent blog post, republished with permission, that originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." In it, Galloway discusses the impact Elon Musk has on cryptocurrency, the auto industry, and the free market. See more stories on Insider's business page. I often write about platforms (iOS, Amazon Marketplace, etc.) as they are a source of value creation ...
Tags: Apple, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Elon Musk, New York, India, US, Trends, Tesla, New York Times, Tim Cook, Argentina, TSLA, Amy Klobuchar, Epa, Gru


Apple Hires New Vice President of Worldwide Corporate Communications

Apple has hired Stella Low as its new vice president of worldwide corporate communications, reports BuzzFeed News. Low was the former communications chief at Cisco, and will report directly to Apple CEO Tim Cook. The role that Low is taking on at Apple has been empty for the last two years after PR chief Steve Dowling departed the company. Apple Fellow Phil Schiller has been handling the PR team since Dowling left, so Low's hiring will free up more of his time. In a statement, Apple said tha...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Cisco, Tim Cook, Rumors, Dell, App Store, Low, Stella, Phil Schiller, Unisys, Dowling, Steve Dowling


Apple Rejected Approximately 35% of Apps Submitted to App Store Between 2017 and 2019

The ongoing Epic Games v. Apple trial continues to provide insight into Apple's App Store processes, with documents today offering up details on the number of apps submitted to the ‌App Store‌ and rejected by Apple's review processes. Apple received an average of five million app submissions per year between 2017 and 2019, and between 33 and 35 percent of apps submitted were rejected by Apple's review team. On average, there were 1.7 million apps rejected per year, though the rejection rate w...
Tags: Apple, Epic, Tim Cook, App Store, Epic Games, Magellan, Interestingly Apple, Epic Games vs. Apple, Trystan Kosmynka, Kosmynka


FTC Report Highlights Consumer Harms of Manufacturer Repair Restrictions

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has published an in-depth report looking at how the product repair restrictions that manufacturers put in place negatively impact consumers and small businesses in various ways. Titled "Nixing the Fix," the report covers a litany of methods that companies use to limit the ability for customers and independent business to repair their products. Focusing on mobile phone and car manufacturers in particular, the report found that even when a warranty does not ...
Tags: Apple, Congress, US, Tim Cook, Nevada, European Parliament, Ftc, U S Federal Trade Commission, Kyle Wiens, Right To Repair, Internal Market and Consumer Protection, EU Committee


Apple Discussed 'Punitive Measures' Against Netflix for Dropping In-App Purchases

As the Epic Games v. Apple trial progresses into its third day, Apple's internal documents and communications with various companies are continuing to surface, giving us some insight into the dealings that Apple has had around the App Store. Back in December 2018, Netflix stopped offering in-app subscription options for new or resubscribing members and instead began requiring them to sign up for Netflix outside of the ‌App Store‌ in order to avoid paying Apple's 30 percent cut. As it turns ou...
Tags: Apple, Netflix, Tim Cook, App Store, Epic Games, IAP, Epic Games vs. Apple, Apple Discussed Punitive Measures Against Netflix, Carson Oliver, Netflix Epic Games Epic Games


Epic CEO Tim Sweeney Admits App Store's 30% Cut Is Similar to Consoles, Would Have Accepted Special Deal With Apple

Apple's legal battle with Epic Games is continuing on, and during the second day of the trial, ‌Epic Games‌' CEO Tim Sweeney continued his testimony against Apple. Sweeney was grilled by Apple's lawyers, and made several points seemingly favorable to Apple. In addition to mentioning how he prefers Apple's iPhone and values Apple's privacy policies that he's aiming to dismantle, Sweeney confirmed that Apple's 30 percent cut is also the "most prevalent rate" that other platforms charge. Micros...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Epic, Tim Cook, Sony, Nintendo, App Store, Epic Games, Phil Schiller, Sweeney, Tim Sweeney, Microsoft Sony, App Store Apple, Fortnite, Epic Games vs. Apple, Apple Sweeney


At its heart, the legal spat between Apple and 'Fortnite' maker Epic Games is about whether or not the iPhone is a computer

Epic Games Apple and "Fortnite" maker Epic Games are fighting in court over how the App Store works. Lawyers for the two companies presented their opening remarks on Monday, which laid out their cases. At the heart of the fight is a fundamental disagreement on whether or not the iPhone is a computer. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Apple and "Fortnite" maker Epic Games just kicked off a legal battle that could have major implications for the future of the App Store...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Gaming, Video Games, Law, Trends, Epic, Tim Cook, App Store, Sundar Pichai, Epic Games, Moore, Forrest, Tim Sweeney


Read the 2 a.m. declaration of war Apple CEO Tim Cook got from the billionaire CEO behind 'Fortnite' before the companies head to court this week

Apple CEO Tim Cook in Austin, Texas, on November 20, 2019. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images The upcoming legal battle between Apple and the maker of "Fortnite" was sparked by a 2 a.m. email. Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney sent a 2 a.m. email on August 13 to Apple CEO Tim Cook and other execs. "Epic will no longer adhere to Apple's payment processing restrictions," Sweeney said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Apple and "Fortnite" maker Epic Games are going to court...
Tags: Apple, Google, Gaming, Cook, Video Games, Entertainment, Law, Trends, Epic, Tim Cook, Lawsuits, App Store, Epic Games, Apple App Store, Unreal Engine, Sweeney


Apple Says Epic Games 'Wants Us to Be Android, But We Don't Want to Be'

The highly-anticipated Epic Games vs. Apple trial kicked off today in a federal court in Oakland, California, with lawyers for both companies delivering opening remarks before District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers. Lawyers for Epic Games attempted to paint the App Store as anti-competitive and monopolistic, noting that developers are forced to use Apple's in-app purchase system, and thus pay Apple a 30% commission on sales. (The rate drops to 15% for subscriptions after the first year and for...
Tags: Apple, Google, Featured, Epic, Tim Cook, App Store, Epic Games, Oakland California, Tim Sweeney, Scott Forstall, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Fortnite, Karen Dunn, Small Business Program, Epic Games vs. Apple, Steve Jobs Phil Schiller Craig Federighi Eddy Cue


Apple and the maker of 'Fortnite' are facing off in an epic legal battle. Here's what the companies are fighting about and what to expect in the courtroom.

Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, and Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney, right. Apple/Rachel Luna/Stringer "Fortnite" maker Epic Games is suing Apple, and the court proceedings start this week in California. Epic says Apple's App Store is a monopoly. Apple says Epic broke its developer contract. As a result of the legal spat, "Fortnite" was kicked off Apple's iPhone and iPad last year. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Apple and the maker of "Fortnite" are going to battle in...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Gaming, Facebook, Spotify, Microsoft, Video Games, Entertainment, Law, California, Trends, Smartphones, Epic, Tim Cook


10 things in tech you need to know today

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. The major antitrust trial between Apple and "Fortnite"-maker Epic Games kicks off today. Epic is suing over Apple's App Store policies, particularly the cut that Apple takes from sales on its platform. Apple CEO Tim Cook is among the high-profile executives that will testify.2. Scientists couldn't stop a (fictitious) space rock from decimat...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Spacex, Etsy, Ipo, Trends, Tech, Nasa, Tim Cook, Roku, Goldman Sachs, App Store, Instacart, Fintech, SoFi


Warren Buffett discussed Apple, Robinhood, SPACs, and market speculation at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Yahoo Finance/YouTube Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger spoke at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting.The pair discussed Apple, SPACs, Robinhood, market speculation, and other subjects.The Berkshire bosses warned against treating the stock market like a casino.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett has kept an extremely low profile over the past year. He finally broke his silence at Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder mee...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Elon Musk, Cook, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, China, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Merck, Bank Of America, Tim Cook, Alibaba, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett


Warren Buffett discussed trimming Apple, selling banks and airlines, and market speculation at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Yahoo Finance/YouTube Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger spoke at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday.The pair discussed stocks, market speculation, the economy, and other subjects.The Berkshire bosses cautioned amateur investors against betting on fads.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett has kept an extremely low profile over the past year. He finally broke his silence at Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholde...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Elon Musk, Cook, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, China, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Merck, Bank Of America, Tim Cook, Alibaba, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett


Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting: Warren Buffett discusses trimming Apple, selling banks and airlines, and market speculation

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Yahoo Finance/YouTube Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger spoke at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday.The pair are set to discuss stocks, market speculation, the economy, and other subjects.The billionaire investors cautioned amateur investors against betting on fads.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett has kept an extremely low profile over the past year. He finally broke his silence at Berkshire Hathaway's ann...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Verizon, Elon Musk, Cook, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, China, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Merck, Bank Of America, Tim Cook, Alibaba, Berkshire Hathaway


LIVE: Warren Buffett discusses trimming Apple, selling banks and airlines, and market speculation at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Yahoo Finance/YouTube Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger spoke at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday.The pair are set to discuss stocks, market speculation, the economy, and other subjects.The billionaire investors cautioned amateur investors against betting on fads.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett has kept an extremely low profile over the past year. He finally broke his silence at Berkshire Hathaway's ann...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Tim Cook, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Federal Reserve, Biden, Costco, Chevron, Berkshire, Buffett


Warren Buffett Hails Tim Cook, Charlie Munger Calls Big Tech ‘Credit to Civilization’ at Berkshire Meeting

Warren Buffett gushed over the management and leadership skills of Apple CEO Tim Cook on Saturday as the renowned investor presided over Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting. Buffett compared Cook to legendary Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, noting that while Jobs was a tech and business visionary, Cook has had a huge impact on the company’s […]
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LIVE: Warren Buffett discussed trimming his Apple stake, selling airlines and banks, and deploying cash at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Yahoo Finance/YouTube Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger spoke at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday.The pair are set to discuss stocks, market speculation, the economy, and other subjects.The billionaire investors cautioned amateur investors against betting on fads.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett has kept an extremely low profile over the past year. He finally broke his silence at Berkshire Hathaway's ann...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Steve Jobs, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Tim Cook, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Federal Reserve, Coca Cola, Costco, Chevron, Berkshire, Buffett, Charlie


Googlers fight to stay home and Apple goes to court

Hello, and welcome to this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech, including:Google employees fight for the right to work from homeApple App Store model is under attackHow Etsy's marketplace became a free-for-all of listings for dead pets, radioactive material and weapons Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Sign up here. Soundtrack: This week's newsletter has been specially designed to be consumed while listening to the Bea...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Elon Musk, Enterprise, Media, Supreme Court, Microsoft, Etsy, Obama, Newsletter, Trends, Remote Work


Nio reverses losses, jumps 6% after record 1st-quarter deliveries outweigh chip-supply shortages

NIO EP9 electric car is displayed at its store in Beijing REUTERS Nio reversed its early-morning losses and jumped as much as 6% on Friday after its record first-quarter earnings was overwhelmed by chip supply shortages.Nio saw its first-quarter revenue grow 481% to $1.2 billion, handily beating analyst estimates."The supply chain is still facing significant challenges due to the semiconductor shortage," Nio's CEO said.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening ...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, China, Trends, Ford, Tim Cook, Ev, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, NIO, Matthew Fox, William Li, Beijing REUTERS Nio


Nio falls 4% after chip supply shortages outweigh record 1st-quarter deliveries

NIO EP9 electric car is displayed at its store in Beijing REUTERS Nio fell as much as 4% on Friday after its record first-quarter earnings was overwhelmed by chip supply shortages.Nio saw its first-quarter revenue grow 481% to $1.2 billion, handily beating analyst estimates."The supply chain is still facing significant challenges due to the semiconductor shortage," Nio's CEO said.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.The ongoing global computer chip sh...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, China, Trends, Beijing, Ford, Tim Cook, Ev, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, NIO, Matthew Fox, William Li


Europe charges Apple with antitrust breach, citing Spotify App Store complaint

The European Commission has announced that it’s issued formal antitrust charges against Apple, saying today that its preliminary view is Apple’s app store rules distort competition in the market for music streaming services by raising the costs of competing music streaming app developers. The Commission begun investigating competition concerns related to iOS App Store (and also Apple Pay) last summer. “The Commission takes issue with the mandatory use of Apple’s own in-app purchase mechanism imp...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Android, Ipad, TC, Facebook, Spotify, Europe, Lawsuit, UK, Supreme Court, Senate, US, Tech


Ford dives 10% after warning 2nd-quarter production will be halved by a chip shortage

Workers build Ford F-150 trucks. Associated Press Ford shares fell as much as 10% on Thursday as the company expects a 50% hit to second-quarter production. The company said a global shortage of semiconductors will be a potential drag on its output. Ford said a fire at a Japanese chip supplier worsened the shortage situation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ford shares tumbled to a two-month low Thursday after the vehicle maker said a worldwide shortage in semiconductor...
Tags: Apple, Japan, Cars, Trends, Markets, Vehicles, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Tim Cook, F-150, Trucks, F, Ev, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Associated Press Ford, Carla Mozee



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