Tag Archives: chinese

Report: Apple hackers were Eastern European, not Chinese

As you may have heard, Apple, among other large companies were hacked earlier this week. It was later found that an online forum was partly to blame for the incident, and it was then assumed that hackers from China were responsible. However, today a new report is out via Bloomberg stating that actually it was hackers from Eastern European countries…

Tim Cook on China Mobile, retail and labor in Chinese interview

Tim Cook has today been in talks with China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua, discussing the relationship between the two companies. China Mobile’s spokesperson released the following, stating that: “In the morning, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook visited China Mobile’s headquarters. China Mobile’s Chairman Xi Guohua and Tim Cook discussed matters of…

Unauthorized Lightning authentication chips show up online

BGR posted an image today of what appears to be 6 unauthorized Lightning authentication chips. According to the source, there are “multiple versions” of said chips, meaning there are multiple manufacturers working on unlicensed Lightning accessories. Apple is currently the only manufacturer of official Lightning accessories, and there have been…

Are Chinese students being forced to work at iPhone 5 factory? Report says so

This is an interesting report coming out of China. According to Shanghai Daily, students in China from Huai’an in Jiangsu Province are being “forced” to work in the Foxconn factories. The report is based on an anonymous post found online stating that the poster and “several other students from at least five colleges” are being made to work 12 hour…

Apple sued over Siri-like Chinese patent

Looks like Apple’s team of lawyers is taking a break from filing lawsuits to defend against one. A China-based company called  Zhizhen Network Technology is suing the tech giant for allegedly infringing upon a 2006 patent for a “a type of instant messaging chat bot system.” The lawsuit was filed on June 26 of this year and claims that Apple’s…