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Apple won't meet quarterly revenue target due to coronavirus

(Feb 18): Apple Inc doesn’t expect to meet its revenue guidance for the March quarter due to work slowdowns and lower demand due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus in China.

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Shaken but not stirred

SINGAPORE (Feb 7): As the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread unabated, the resulting uncertainties and potential economic impact sent stock markets worldwide tumbling, before they recouped so


Apple supplier bullish on 2020 as China 5G phone demand kicks in

(Dec 27): Taiyo Yuden Co, a Japanese maker of ceramic capacitors used in smartphones, sees increasing demand for its components next year as China pushes ahead with the fifth generation of cellular

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Companies hope for rosy outlook with injection of new aesthetic business

SINGAPORE (Oct 17): People say money cannot buy self-esteem, but it sure can buy a whole new look.


Apple, Foxconn broke a Chinese labour law to build latest iPhones

(Sept 9): Apple Inc and manufacturing partner Foxconn violated a Chinese labour rule by using too many temporary staff in the world’s largest iPhone factory, the companies confirmed following a rep

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Trump tumult has gadget giants splitting along US-China lines

(Aug 16): Even the unseasonable downpour couldn’t dampen the spirits of the executives and officials gathered on the Indonesian island of Batam to cut the ribbon on a new Pegatron Corp factory.

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Tech companies, network effect, universal apps: Where the future and the past are different, yet similar

SINGAPORE (Apr 29): A significant portion of the value we have seen created in technology has been credited to the network effect (or positive feedback loop) associated with digital platforms.


Apple spotlights services with TV, gaming and credit card offerings

CUPERTINO/CALIFORNIA (Mar 26): Apple Inc attempted to reintroduce itself on Monday as an entertainment and financial services company that also makes iPhones as it launched a streaming television s


Can Apple remake itself as a services play?

SINGAPORE (Feb 4): The headlines around Apple, until recently the world’s largest company, have been focused around a saturated market for its smartphones and falling sales of its high-end phones i


Apple cuts outlook as Chinese slowdown hits demand for iPhones

(Jan 3): Apple Inc cut its revenue outlook for the first time in almost two decades citing weaker demand in China, triggering a slump for Asian suppliers and a wave of lower price targets on Wall S

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