Speaking at the Fortune Forum in Guangzhou on Wednesday, Cook also stressed that he believes strongly in freedoms, in comments after a United States democratic senator's remarks on Tuesday that Apple had a moral obligation to promote free expression. The "messaging apps and virtual private network (VPN) services ... help [ed] users subvert China's Great Firewall". "Global leaders in innovation, like Apple, have both an opportunity and a moral obligation to promote free expression and other basic human rights in countries that routinely deny these rights", Leahy said in a statement to CNBC on Tuesday.
Cold front bringing the coldest air of the season... so far
Factor in northwest winds of 10 to 15 miles per hour , and it will feel like temperatures are in the teens Thursday morning. After a cloudy and mild start to this Wednesday, clouds will continue eroding from west to east.
Yet Cook expressed confidence that some of the apps will eventually be reinstated, according to reports from Reuters. "My hope over time is that some of the things, the couple of things that's been pulled, come back. I have great hope on that and great optimism on that", Cook said at the Fortune Forum in Guangzhou, China.
Cook said he was happy with iPhone X sales in China, which is Apple's third-largest region by sales, although the smartphone continues to be edged out by competitors. Ironically, Cook admitted in an earnings call in August that Apple was forced to remove VPN apps from its App Store in China after government pressure. The companies have since reconciled their differences. And AAPL stock is down about 0.2% in mid-day trading as a result.
Upcoming Huawei P11 to feature 40MP Tri-Camera Setup in the Rear
This most recent rumor is based on images created by a digital artist working for one of Huawei's creative agencies. It will also have a 24MP Pro Selfie Camera with low light enhancement for clearer and sharper details.
Apple, Facebook find something to praise China for amid internet clamp WUZHEN, China: Top executives at Apple Inc and Facebook Inc managed to find something to praise Beijing for at an internet conference in China this week, even as its Communist Party rulers ban Western social media and stamp on online dissent.
Eating Cheese Every Day Might Actually Be Good for You
The researchers believe that cheese's calcium stops fat being absorbed by the body while raising levels of good cholesterol. That means there could be other reasons why cheese lovers have lower risks for stroke and heart disease.