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.
China Labor Watch recently released a 51-page report detailing the labor abuses of the US tech giant Apple and one of their main suppliers for iPhone parts, Foxconn.
Apple informed Chinese app developers who were accidentally overpaid that they will soon be contacted by their bank for a return of the incorrectly issued payment.
On September 4, Chinese iOS software developer under the username @waylybaye shared his story on Weibo, saying that Apple had mistakenly given him a seven-fold pay raise.
On August 20, Apple officially released a credit card under its own brand in the US. The minimalist white titanium card backed by Goldman Sachs was met with mixed emotions by professionals and casual Apple fans alike.
According to latest reports, in order to cut costs and reduce reliance on parts supplied by South Korea's Samsung Electronics, Apple commissioned China's top display manufacturer BOE Technology Group to test the latest cutting-edge iPhone screens.
Apart from the Kirin 985 on Huawei Mate 30 series, Huawei might release the world's first 5G chip that integrates application processors (AP) and baseband radio processors (BP).
The warnings were clear when CEO Tim Cook released a letter to investors on January 2, 2019, revising Apple’s Q1 guidance projections to reflect a stagnating hardware business, especially in China.