SVE NEWS & CNBC Sharing Series – Apple, Microsoft, Google look to move production away from China. That’s not going to be easy

With the U.S.-China trade war last year and the outbreak of the new coronavirus, American technology firms Apple, Microsoft and Google have reportedly looked to move more production of their hardware products out of the world’s second-largest economy. But reducing reliance on China won’t be easy. “China


SVE NEWS & USA Today Sharing Series – If your iPhone was slowed down by Apple ‘Batterygate’, you might be able to get piece of a $500-million settlement

Apple has agreed to pay between $310 million up to $500 million to settle class-action litigation stemming from an iPhone battery dispute that became known as “Batterygate,” court filings show. If the final settlement is approved, owners of affected iPhones that Apple had “throttled” or


SVE NEWS & Fox News Sharing Series – Apple employees support Tim Cook’s lobbying efforts with Trump, surprising survey shows

A surprising new survey has revealed that Apple employees are strongly in favor of CEO Tim Cook’s efforts to lobby President Donald Trump on behalf of the company, seemingly putting it at odds with its Silicon Valley brethren. The survey, conducted for Fortune by anonymous workplace social network


SVE NEWS & Reuters Sharing Series – Apple asks U.S. to waive tariffs on Chinese-made watches, iPhone parts, AirPods

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Apple Inc asked the Trump administration to waive tariffs on Chinese-made Apple Watches, iPhone components and other consumer products, according to company filings with the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office. The company on Thursday sought tariff exclusions from