Apple’s Declining Brand Image In China Could Hit iPhone Sales Hard

China is one of Apple’s biggest markets for the iPhone. The company’s flagship handset has done very well in one of the world’s most lucrative smartphone markets despite the fact that local rivals have a commanding position in the market as well. However, due to recent events, Apple’s brand image is said to be declining rapidly in China.

Despite Everything, Huawei’s Founder Wishes No Ill Upon Apple

Huawei is the world’s second largest smartphone maker. This represents a huge source of pride for China where a few years ago, they were barely a blip on the smartphone industry’s map which was dominated by the likes of Apple and Samsung. However, with the US government banning US companies from doing business with Huawei, this could pose serious trouble to the company.

US Government Now Warns That Drones Could Be Sending Data Back To China

Recently, the US government seems to be cracking down on Chinese companies who are involved in the communications infrastructure in the US and also their allies. Huawei is one of the more recent casualties where due to the US government’s blacklisting, Google, Intel, and Qualcomm have since suspended their business dealings with them.

China’s Moon Rover Finds Mysterious Minerals On The Far Side Of The Moon

The dark side of the moon isn’t just the name of a Pink Floyd album from the 70s. It is also a goal of several space organizations where they are interested in finding out if the side of the moon we can’t see will be any different. China had previously expressed their interest and earlier this year, their Chang’e probe successfully landed on it.


Pirated Copies Of Avengers: Endgame Have Already Leaked Online

Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame has already been released in some parts of the world, such as China, and unfortunately, it looks like Marvel has a piracy problem on their hands because according to a report from TorrentFreak, it seems that pirated copies of the movie have already made their way online.

Tesla To Investigate Video Of Parked Car Exploding In China

Since electric cars contain huge batteries, there is that fear of it potentially exploding and catching on fire, similar to what we’ve seen in the past with smartphones. Fortunately, for the most part, we haven’t really heard about exploding cars, at least until recently where it seems that a video making its rounds in China has Tesla a bit worried.

China Thinks That Cloning Police Dogs Will Be More Efficient

No two people are alike because we all have different upbringings, different opinions, a different set of morals and ethics, and so on. However there is a question of if we were to clone a person, would the clone be exactly the same as the original? We suppose we’ll never really know, but over in China, that’s what they’re trying to do with police dogs.

Google Is Banning VPN Ads In China

China maintains a tight grip on the internet in its country. VPNs are used to bypass such restrictions and access the open internet but they’re not allowed in the country. To that end, Google has been banning ads for VPN products that target users in China.

iPhone Prices Are Reportedly Being Slashed Again In China To Spur Sales

Demand for the iPhone in China seems to be weak and it is unclear if it could be due to the price simply being too high, or if it could be due to the trade war between both countries. Price cuts were then introduced to help spur sales, which some seem to believe could be working, but perhaps it isn’t working as well as Apple would have liked.

Google Refutes Report That They Are Still Working On A Censored Search Engine

Last year it was reported that Google was working on a special/customized version of its search engine designed specifically for the Chinese market. It would be a search engine that would censor certain topics in line with the Chinese government’s regulations. Given how big China’s market is, it wasn’t really a surprise to see Google want to make their way back in.

Apple Rumored To Be Preparing Red iPhones Exclusive To China

Apple’s CEO has recently acknowledged that demand for the iPhone is weak and that China is one of the markets that the company is struggling in. However it seems that the company might have a way to turn things around by pandering to the Chinese market by launching a red iPhone XS and XS Max.

iPhone Sales Are Up In China Following Price Cuts

A recent report revealed that iPhone shipments to China are down by 22%. This more or less echoes what Apple’s CEO Tim Cook said when he acknowledged the weakening demand for the iPhone, which seemed to be extra prevalent in China. However it seems that sales for the iPhone in China could be on the rise again.

Apple Employee Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Apple’s Self-Driving Car Secrets

Apple’s self-driving car project has remained a mystery for years ever since it was revealed that the company was working on it. This is because Apple has not really talked much about it, and also the company is notorious for being very secretive with their projects. However it seems that the company’s secrets almost got leaked by an industry spy.

Microsoft’s Bing Now Accessible In China Again

It was previously reported that Microsoft’s Bing had suddenly stopped working in China. It was suggested that it was due to DNS corruption, which apparently is one of the ways that the Chinese government goes about censoring websites in China. However it seems that this could have really been nothing more than just a technical issue.