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The Apple Inc. logo is displayed at one of the company's stores in Hong Kong | Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg

Apple plans to build self-driving cars for consumers by 2024

Apple is developing its own battery technology that could reduce the cost of power packs & is tapping outside partners for elements of the system, Reuters reported.
Vandalism by workers at Wistron Corporation's manufacturing unit in Kolar, Karnataka on 12 December | ANI Photo

Violence at iPhone plant will not cause significant impact to company, Wistron says

Wistron, the Taiwanese contract manufacturer for Apple in India, said the impact won't be significant as the Karnataka facility was a new operation and the shipment quantity small.
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India’s Adelaide Test loss underlines chaos in selections, poor planning, arrogant leadership

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Apple store on Regent Street in London. | Photographer: Luke MacGregor | Bloomberg

Apple temporarily shuts all retail stores in California, London amid surging Covid cases

The iPhone maker, which was looking to top $100 billion in quarterly revenue for the first time, will also close its stores in Mexico and Brazil as cases rise.
A police vehicle stands outside the Wistron factory in Narasapura, Kolar | Photo: Rohini Swamy | ThePrint

Apple puts Wistron on probation after violence in Karnataka unit, initiates investigation

Wistron, which assembles the latest version of the iPhone SE at the violence-hit plant, fired its Vice President who was heading the company's operations in India.
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Why the world is out to de-fang Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google

Europe & US seem set on curbing the dominance of FAANG firms. There’s limited debate in India, where almost all of them have done deals with Jio.
A file photo of Guruprasad Mohapatra, secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT). | Photo: Twitter/ANI

Wistron iPhone plant violence ‘unfortunate but not norm’, we’ll get more investment — Modi govt

In an interview to ThePrint, Mohapatra said Modi govt has been in constant talks with Karnataka and has asked it to ensure normalcy is restored at the earliest.
The Facebook Inc. application is displayed for a photograph on an Apple Inc. iPhone in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Facebook is struggling to respond to growing demands from Washington to explain how the personal data of millions of its users could be exploited by a consulting firm that helped Donald Trump win the presidency. Photographer: Bloomberg/Bloomberg

Facebook attacks Apple’s iOS changes in full-page US newspaper ads

The series of ads slated to run in New York Times, Wall Street Journal & Washington Post claims that Apple’s changes, scheduled to go live in early 2021, are bad for small businesses.
The gates to the Wistron factory in Narasapura, Kolar, are barred with iron rods | Photo: Rohini Swamy | ThePrint

At Wistron iPhone plant, families search for ‘missing’ men, accuse contractors of cheating

Relatives of people arrested for 'vandalising' Wistron factory in Kolar say some hadn't even joined work yet. Many call for arrest of contractors first.
Vandalism by workers at Wistron Corporation's manufacturing unit in Kolar, Karnataka on 1 December 2020| Twitter/ANI

Trouble at Wistron India plant won’t hurt iPhone output but could hit Apple’s ties with firm

Apple has long had its iPhones made in China by contractors such as Wistron, but political tensions between China & US have raised the risks of dependence on a single production base.

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