Apple has decided to remove thousands of games from App Store mainland China without approval from China’s National Press and Publication Administration.
Apple will implement a new game review process for China’s App Store that requires all new games to obtain approval from the country’s game regulator.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said his company would temporarily close all retail stores outside Greater China until March 27.
Apple recently reviewed and updated their regulation, stipulating that for developers on iOS 13, their apps must support night mode before April 30.
HKmap.live, a crowdsourced mapping app used by Hong Kong protesters to navigate the city, avoid the police and keep informed of road closures has been removed from the Apple’s App Store.
Eager to capitalize on the demand for new iPhones, several foreigners rolled out a series of fake Apple Stores. They transformed a subway station into an Apple Store and hired people to wear uniforms and stand in the doorway. Outside the subway, they hired people to wait in line – ostensibly for the iPhone X.