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Apple raises app prices in Russia due to exchange rate fluctuations

Apple raises app prices in Russia due to exchange rate fluctuations

Three days ago, Apple suspended online sales within Russia due to fluctuations with the ruble. Now, according to a new report, Apple has made further steps in light of the changes happening to the local currency.

Tim Cook ‘deeply offended’ by BBC’s allegations that it mistreats workers in its Chinese factories

Tim Cook ‘deeply offended’ by BBC’s allegations that it mistreats workers in its Chinese factories

Yesterday, BBC’s Panorama programme aired a documentary on the working conditions of the supply chain workers at Apple. The documentary had reporter Richard Bilton and his team work undercover in a Pegatron factory located on the outskirts of Shanghai. The programme revealed that the working conditions in Apple’s factories are far from ideal with workers being treated poorly and being forced to work long hours at a stretch. 

Apple responds to supply chain report, says it ‘strongly’ disagrees with conclusions [Updated]

Apple responds to supply chain report, says it ‘strongly’ disagrees with conclusions [Updated]

On Monday, December 15, it was revealed that the BBC would be airing an in-depth profile of the supply chain workers and working conditions within those sites, as it relates to Apple.

App prices on the App Store to possibly increase from January 1, 2015 because of new EU VAT laws

App prices on the App Store to possibly increase from January 1, 2015 because of new EU VAT laws

Apple has sent out emails to app developers informing them about the change in VAT rates that will be applicable from January 1, 2015. The change is likely to force app developers to raise the prices of their apps. 

Apple raised more than $20 million from (Product) Red Holiday campaign

Apple raised more than $20 million from (Product) Red Holiday campaign

During the Holiday shopping season this year, Apple ran a (RED) promotion under which it launched many (RED) branded products, and also announced that it would be donating a portion of its online and retail sales from November 28 to December 1. 

Job listing hints at Apple’s plan to expand Apple Pay to Europe, Middle East, India and Africa

Job listing hints at Apple’s plan to expand Apple Pay to Europe, Middle East, India and Africa

While Apple Pay is available only in the United States currently, Apple has already confirmed that it is working on bringing its mobile payment service to other regions of the world as well. According to a new job listing on Apple’s website, the company intends to expand Apple Pay across Europe, Middle East, India and Africa.

Apple shares the story behind newest ad, ‘The Song’

Apple shares the story behind newest ad, ‘The Song’

On December 15, Apple released a brand new television spot for the holidays called “The Song.” Now, Apple has released another video, giving a bit of a peek behind the scenes of that video.

Federal Court of Canada forces Apple to turn over documentation in anticompetitive investigation

Federal Court of Canada forces Apple to turn over documentation in anticompetitive investigation

Recently, news surfaced that Apple was the subject of an in-depth investigation by a major Canadian watch dog group for anticompetitive behavior in the market.

Apple suspends online sales in Russia due to ruble fluctuations

Apple suspends online sales in Russia due to ruble fluctuations

According to a report published on Tuesday, December 16, online sales from Apple’s official store have been suspended in Russia.

Apple wins in iPod monopoly trial, avoids $1 billion in damages

Apple wins in iPod monopoly trial, avoids $1 billion in damages

Apple’s ongoing legal trouble revolving around the iPod, and several different avenues regarding the digital music player, has reached a tentpole moment.