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Apple to set up R&D centre in Shenzhen, bolster China ties
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Apple to set up R&D centre in Shenzhen, bolster China ties

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Apple Inc will set up a research and development centre in China’s manufacturing metropolis Shenzhen, the U.S. tech giant said on Wednesday, as the firm looks to spur growth in the world’s second largest economy amid growing competition.

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China’s online chatter muted ahead of Apple iPhone 7 launch

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Judging by the volume of online chatter, there’s a lot less buzz in China ahead of this week’s expected launch of the new Apple iPhone, and people on the street say they’re more likely to “wait and see” what the latest device offers than rush out to buy.

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Apple’s revenue falls 33% in China

China is no longer Apple’s number two market and Tim Cook has a big task ahead if he wants to claw back market share. Ryan Brooks reports.

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Apple invests $1 billion in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing

(Reuters) – Apple Inc <AAPL.O> said on Thursday it has invested $1 billion in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing, a move that Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said would help the company better understand the critical Chinese market.

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