Is Apple’s Big Problem in China Its Small-Minded Outlook?

Apple has announced that it will open two more R&D centers in China, one in Shanghai and one in Suzhou, joining the already planned Beijing and Shenzhen centers that have previously been announced, as noted by AppleInsider. Apple has committed to spending over 3.5 billion yuan (approximately $506.6 million) on research in China, with a focus on working with more local partners in the region to develop new technologies. As pointed out by Bloomberg, the timing is likely intentional, coming just before Apple CEO Tim Cook is scheduled to speak at an economic forum in Beijing. As Apple’s largest overseas market, success in China is crucial to Apple’s future. Additionally, China is the home of almost all of Apple’s hardware manufacturing, so... Continue reading…

Is Apple’s Big Problem in China Its Small-Minded Outlook?

Apple is unwavering in its desire to keep its brand pure, but it may be failing to capture the imagination of the Chinese market.

Mon 20 Mar 17 from MIT Technology Review

Apple is opening two more R&D centers in China

Apple has announced that it will open two more R&D centers in China, one in Shanghai and one in Suzhou, joining the already planned Beijing and Shenzhen centers that have previously ...

Fri 17 Mar 17 from The Verge

Apple plans to invest $500 million for new research centers in China

 Apple is trying to tap into local talent by building new research centers around the world. As spotted by MacRumors, the company just announced on its Chinese website that it is going ...

Fri 17 Mar 17 from TechCrunch

Apple says to add two more R&D centers in China

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Apple will set up two new research and development centers in Shanghai and Suzhou in China, it said in a statement in its Chinese website on Friday.

Fri 17 Mar 17 from Reuters Technology

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