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At request of Chinese government agency, Apple has removed New York Times app from Chinese App Store

Early last year, Apple’s iBooks and iTunes Movies stores were shutdown in China by a government agency. Today, Apple has removed the NYT news apps from the App Store, according to a report from the publication itself. The report says Apple removed the apps due to a request from Chinese authorities. The apps were removed on December 23 and includes both…

Apple Pay adds an additional 14 new banks and credit unions in China

Today Apple has updated its list of banks, credit unions, and cards that offer Apple Pay compatibility. The new list adds an additional 14 institutions in China that now support the mobile payment service. Apple originally launched Apple Pay in China last February with support for a handful of partners. The company has slowly been adding support for…

Data shows iPhone SE mostly popular in China and India

It’s pretty clear that the iPhone SE was released to appease a small group of people. With the device being released mid-cycle, the iPhone SE had low expectations from many. However, the iPhone SE is gaining traction from two of Apple’s largest emerging markets: China and India. According to SimilarWeb, traffic to Apple’s website is much lower than any…

‘World’s biggest’ Apple Store opens this weekend in China

Angela Ahrendts shows a prototype Apple Store to Charlie Rose of 60 Minutes If you plan on being in Dalian, China in the future, you might owe it to yourself to check out Apple’s largest flagship store in the world. Opening this Saturday at 10 am in the 8-story Olympia 66 shopping mall, Apple’s latest retail location will be unveiled to the public for…

Design patents granted for Apple’s new-style Chinese Store

Today Apple was granted a design patent what is known as the ‘Glass Lantern’ store, which was opened in Istanbul, Turkey back in 2014. As seen above, the store has a glass rectangle on top, followed by a single pane of glass on each side, with a water feature covering the rest of the store’s roof. Another patent was granted for the Apple Store in…