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Meta Detects New Covert Influence Campaigns Run from Russia and China

September 27, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

This serves as a good reminder of the need to remain vigilant in policing social media misuse and manipulation, and improving education around the same. Today, Meta has announced that it’s detected and removed two significant new influence operations, stemming […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

LinkedIn Continues to See ‘Record Levels’ of Engagement, Revenue Up 34%

April 27, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

Microsoft has shared its latest performance update, which also includes the latest info on LinkedIn’s status, and how it’s growing amid the shifting, post-COVID job market. And it seems that LinkedIn is faring pretty well, with Microsoft reporting a 34% […]


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Can livestream shopping in the US catch up to China’s soaring growth?

December 23, 2021

Via: Marketing Dive

Livestream shopping is set to grow in the U.S. next year as the next stage of interactivity between consumers and brands. As people spend more time online or limit their shopping trips during the pandemic, many are seeking digital experiences […]


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Apple CEO Tim Cook says China demand largely recovered, retail hit record high in Q2

April 30, 2020

Via: Apple Insider

The Apple executive said that the company was “doing great” in China early in January before COVID-19 lockdowns occurred toward the latter half of the month. Demand slumped in February, during lockdown procedures and a shuttering of Apple retail locations […]


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Coronavirus won’t stop 5G ‘iPhone 12’ super cycle or AAPL, says Wedbush

March 3, 2020

Via: Apple Insider

In a note to investors seen by AppleInsider, Ives continues to see the coronavirus as less of a permanent problem for Apple and the iPhone, and more of a timing one. Instead of investors looking at the short-term impacts, Ives […]


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iPhone production will see major impact if China factory halt continues

February 3, 2020

Via: Apple Insider

One week ago, Foxconn claimed its facilities were prepared to fulfill all global orders for product assembly, which would include Apple product lines like the iPhone, iPad, and Mac, despite the spread of the virus. In a new report, Foxconn’s […]


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US & China trade deal ‘90% of the way there,’ could be completed soon

June 26, 2019

Via: Apple Insider

The US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says that he’s hopeful China will return to the negotiating table at this weekend’s G20 summit to resolve the current trade war between the two nations. He claims that a deal had been 90% […]


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Apple cutting older iPhone production, 2019 iPhone schedule on track says supply chain report

May 29, 2019

Via: Apple Insider

In a “smartphone supply chain” note to investors seen by AppleInsider, Rosenblatt states it believes Apple will be reducing its orders for “older iPhone model production” slightly for the third quarter, though declines to mention exactly what models will be […]


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US & China said nearing end of trade war impacting Apple’s bottom line

March 4, 2019

Via: Apple Insider

China would be required to make large purchases of U.S. energy and agricultural products over several years, and drop some barriers preventing American companies from operating in the country, New York Times sources said. In exchange the U.S. would have […]


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Foxconn employees endure reduced salaries and benefits in wake of reduced Chinese iPhone demand

March 1, 2019

Via: Apple Insider

In its first quarter results for 2019, Apple revealed it had seen a considerable drop in iPhone revenue in Greater China, accounting for “all of our revenue shortfall to our guidance and for much more than our entire year-over-year revenue […]


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Apple’s earnings warning indicates trouble in China, but everyone should calm down

January 3, 2019

Via: Apple Insider

We got a lot of emails last night about what happened, and let me tell you —they are loaded with hot takes. Minus the trolls using an assortment of vile language and so forth, let’s talk about them, what’s going […]


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U.S. Takes Aim at Huawei

December 7, 2018

Via: WSJ All things digital

The Trump administration’s efforts to extradite the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies Co. over criminal charges mark the start of an even more aggressive phase in the technology rivalry between the U.S. and China and will increase pressure […]


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How the company behind TikTok became the world’s most valuable startup

November 30, 2018

Via: The Verge

TikTok is inescapable right now, and it’s not just teens paying attention — it’s rocked the business world as well. Bytedance, the owner of the wildly popular short-form video app, is now valued at more than $75 billion following a […]


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Alibaba Feels the Pinch From China’s Slowing Growth

November 2, 2018

Via: NYTimes Tech

A slowing economy is taking a toll on China’s biggest e-commerce company. The Alibaba Group on Friday reported $12.4 billion in revenue for the latest quarter, a 54 percent increase from a year earlier but less than analysts’ estimates. The […]


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iPhone XR launch expected to beat iPhone 8 debut in weakening China smartphone market

October 11, 2018

Via: Apple Insider

In a note seen by AppleInsider, Kuo is predicting a 10 percent to 15 percent decline year-over-year for the industry as a whole, with Chinese brands needing to rely on international sales to maintain growth. Without providing details, Kuo maintains […]


Mobile Commerce, News

Bigger Sales Than Apple? China’s Huawei Doesn’t Need the U.S.

August 3, 2018

Via: WSJ All things digital

HONG KONG—Smartphone sales are falling globally, but a Chinese tech giant whose devices most Americans can’t even buy is doing a booming business, while nipping at the heels of Apple Inc. Huawei Technologies Co., the world’s largest maker of telecommunications […]


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U.S. trade rulings could impose 10-percent import tariff on Apple Watch

July 20, 2018

Via: Apple Insider

New government rulings on a new round of tariffs the United States intends to apply on Chinese produce names the Apple Watch, as well as a number of Fitbit trackers and Sonos speakers, Reuters reports. The named products, and others, […]


Mobile Commerce

iPhone X price premium fears overblown, strong demand continues in U.S., China

December 18, 2017

Via: Apple Insider

Amit Daryanani from RBC Capital Markets compiled a detailed consumer survey in China. Of the respondents, 62 percent of the respondents were interested in buying the high-end iPhone X, versus 28 percent in the company’s U.S. survey. Additionally, the higher […]


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Alibaba Predicts Strong Sales in a Sign of Strength From China

June 8, 2017

Via: NYTimes Tech

The Alibaba Group signaled on Thursday that for all the global worries about China’s rising debt and bloated state industries, its economy still enjoys a strong pillar of support: online shoppers. Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, said Thursday during an […]


E-payment & Security

While in China, Protect Your Devices and Data

October 15, 2015

Via: itCurated

China is one of the world’s most dangerous Internet environments, with risks including government-sponsored on­line attacks, piracy and malware. Thomas Parenty, a former National Security Agency official who runs a security consulting firm, offered his views on how to ensure […]