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.
China's smartphone market shipped about 66 million units in the first quarter of 2020.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said his company would temporarily close all retail stores outside Greater China until March 27.
Apple only shipped 490,000 iPhones in the past month, down 62% year on year and 78% from a month earlier.
Tim Cook said at the annual shareholder meeting that the new coronavirus presents a significant challenge for Apple company.
Apple announced that it would double the donations to support both the emergency medical response and the recovery of virus-affected communities in China.
Due to the coronavirus shutdown, Apple temporarily suspended stores and operations in China and experienced the second revenue miss.
According to IDC, global shipments of wearable devices totaled 84.5 million units in the third quarter of 2019, a year-over-year increase of 94.6% and a new record for quarterly shipments.
For the first time, Apple hosted an offline event for its 2019 Apps of Year event in New York, to celebrate the top mobile applications of 2019.
According to TrendForce, Apple's mobile phone shipments are expected to surpass those of Huawei in the fourth quarter of 2019 thanks to the success of the iPhone 11 in China.
Xiaomi is planning to enter Japan in 2020 by offering their comparable flagships at a lower price point in an effort to displace market leader Apple
Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, has been named chairman of the advisory board for Tsinghua University’s School of Economics and Management.
Apple CEO Tim Cook sent an email to employees on October 10, defending the company’s decision to remove HKmap.live from the App Store used by Hong Kong protesters to coordinate protests.
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.
Ming-Chi Kuo, analyst at TF International Securities and a respected Apple pundit, reported on October 7 that Apple will not be cutting the supply for the iPhone 11 series.