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Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 16, 2021
Seoul doesn't have Beijing's crackdown muscle
Apple and Google felt South Korea's legislative wrath last month thanks to a new law that stops software developers from having to use payment platforms tied to their app stores.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 14, 2021
Apple issues emergency security updates to close a spyware flaw
The spyware, called Pegasus, uses a novel method to invisibly infect Apple devices without victims' knowledge.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 2, 2021
Apple to let media apps avoid 30% fee after Japan probe
The move addresses a longstanding App Store complaint and settles an investigation by Japan's Fair Trade Commission.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jul 29, 2021
Apple and Google are winning big, but one is about to pull ahead
Investors are focusing on intermediate business fundamentals, signaling that Google-parent Alphabet stands on firmer ground relative to Apple.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 29, 2021
The chip-shortage recovery will be rocky, as Apple can attest
Even with some supplies getting closer to normal, firms still lack the components needed to complete their complex tech devices.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 29, 2021
Tech giants’ record quarter gives way to growth skepticism
Three of the world’s largest companies — Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Alphabet Inc. — reported about $57 billion in combined profit in a record-busting quarter, riding a resurgence in consumer and business spending.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 25, 2021
One month since closing of Apple Daily, concern over Hong Kong free press lingers
Apple Daily's closure and the subsequent arrests of its employees have sparked fears of a broader crackdown by Beijing.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 30, 2021
How China’s security law changed Hong Kong forever in 12 months
The law China imposed on Hong Kong a year ago was much more than a piece of legislation: It showed Beijing was now running the show.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 28, 2021
Hong Kong police arrest Apple Daily editorial writer at airport
The Apple Daily’s chief editorial writer was arrested at Hong Kong’s airport, local media reported, the seventh person swept up this month in a national security probe into the now-shut pro-democracy newspaper.
Japan Times
EDITORIALS
Jun 26, 2021
Hong Kong’s voice for democracy is silenced
The sweep of the security law encompasses far more than the media. Businesses that once flocked to Hong Kong because of its energy and proximity to China are now rethinking those choices.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 25, 2021
Big Tech’s car obsession is all about taking eyes off the road
What's at stake, essentially, is something even more valuable than profitability: The last unclaimed corner of consumers' attention during their waking hours.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 25, 2021
What else has Hong Kong lost, readers ask, as a paper is silenced
To many, Apple Daily was a symbol of the civil liberties that have been lost as Beijing has tightened its grip over the city.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 24, 2021
Hong Kong's pro-democracy Apple Daily signs off in 'painful farewell'
The closure of the popular tabloid marks the end of an era for media freedom in the Chinese-ruled city.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 23, 2021
Hong Kong's Apple Daily to publish final issue Thursday after spate of arrests
The paper, owned by now-jailed media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai, has faced intense pressure from the government.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 23, 2021
Hong Kong police arrest Apple Daily writer in ongoing operation
Police arrested a 55-year-old man for allegedly colluding with foreign forces to endanger national security, with local media reporting the man is a columnist with the paper.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 21, 2021
Hong Kong’s Apple Daily prepared to suspend operations, reports say
The company will meet again on Friday to decide on the date to stop publishing the flagship newspaper of media tycoon Jimmy Lai, reports said.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 19, 2021
Apple Daily is running low on funds to print Hong Kong newspaper
The pro-democracy Apple Daily has enough cash on hand to continue operating as normal only for a couple of weeks, according to a person familiar with the situation.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 18, 2021
Two Apple Daily executives charged with collusion with foreign country
The arrests have raised further alarm over media freedom in Hong Kong and have been criticized by Western governments and international rights groups and press associations.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 18, 2021
Inside Hong Kong's Apple Daily, China's besieged liberal media icon
Thursday's early-morning raid by 500 police officers was a shock, not only to Apple Daily staffers but to journalists throughout China's freest city.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 17, 2021
Hong Kong arrests Apple Daily staff using security law
Hundreds of police officers descended on the newspaper's Hong Kong headquarters, media reports said.

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