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Apple removes thousands of gambling apps from Chinese App Store after bowing to pressure from Beijing

2 monthes ago   |   By Telegraph


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Apple removes illegal lottery apps from China store

Apple removes illegal lottery apps from China store

2 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Apple Inc says it has pulled illegal lottery apps from its App Store in China amid tightening regulation and a barrage of criticism from state media.
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Apple removes thousands of 'illegal' gambling apps from Chinese App Store - CNET

2 monthes ago   |   By CNET

The sweep of a reported 25,000 apps follows intense criticism by state media.
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Apple yanks 25,000 gambling apps from the App Store in China

Apple yanks 25,000 gambling apps from the App Store in China

2 monthes ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

Like any western company operating in China, Apple is subject to various regulations that it can't really fight if it wants to stay in business. That's why Apple will remove apps from its Chinese App Store whenever regulators deem them unlawful.
The latest case involves some 25,000 apps that were pulled from the store on account of offering users access to illegal lottery apps.
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Apple cracks down on gambling apps in China

2 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Apple is cracking down on illegal content in China after it removed potentially thousands of apps related to gambling.
The Wall Street Journal reported that the U.S. phone-maker purged as many as 25,000 apps - that's a figure that was first cited by state-owned broadcaster CCTV. Apple didn't comment on the number of apps removed, but it did confirm that it took action.
“Gambling apps are illegal and not allowed on the App Store in China. We have already removed many apps and developers for trying to distribute illegal gambling apps on our App Store, and we are vigilant in our efforts to...
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Apple bends to Chinese gov demands with cull of 25,000 'illegal' apps

2 monthes ago   |   By The Inquirer

Yanked apps 'sold fake lottery tickets and offered gambling services'
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Apple 'pulls gambling apps from China App Store'

2 monthes ago   |   By BBC

The reported removal of thousands of apps follows criticism by Chinese state media.
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