Apple pulls HKmap from App Store, the day after Chinese state media criticized its “unwise and reckless decision” to approve it  TechCrunchView full coverage on Google News
Less than a day after Apple was criticized by Chinese state media for allowing HKmap in the App Store, the crowdsourced map app said it had been delisted. Its removal comes less than a week after Apple reversed its initial decision to reject the app, which provides information about the location of pro-democracy demonstrations, street […]Less than a day after Apple was criticized by Chinese state media for allowing HKmap in the App Store, the crowdsourced map app said it had been delisted. Its removal comes less than a week after Apple reversed its initial decision to reject the app, which provides information about the location of pro-democracy demonstrations, street […]

Apple pulls HKmap from App Store, the day after Chinese state media criticized its “unwise and reckless decision” to approve it – TechCrunch

Apple said it was removing the HKmap.live app, which was criticized by Chinese state media, because Hong Kong authorities said protesters used it to attack police.Apple said it was removing the HKmap.live app, which was criticized by Chinese state media, because Hong Kong authorities said protesters used it to attack police.

"This app violates our guidelines and local laws.""This app violates our guidelines and local laws."

Apple removes app used in Hong Kong protests after pressure from China - The Verge

The protests began early Sunday afternoon in the Causeway Bay shopping district and quickly turned violent, as demonstrators smashed the windows of a subway station in nearby Wan Chai and threw flaming bottles into it.The protests began early Sunday afternoon in the Causeway Bay shopping district and quickly turned violent, as demonstrators smashed the windows of a subway station in nearby Wan Chai and threw flaming bottles into it.

Major clashes erupt in Hong Kong before China’s National Day | World News, The Indian Express

Demonstrators accuse the police of colluding with criminal gangs who attacked protesters last week.Demonstrators accuse the police of colluding with criminal gangs who attacked protesters last week.

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas at Yuen Long rally - BBC News

“Apple pulls Hong Kong app used by protesters after China warning - via @rapplerdotcom https://t.co/mtb9lDywfE”

Maria Ressa on Twitter: "Apple pulls Hong Kong app used by protesters after China warning - via @rapplerdotcom https://t.co/mtb9lDywfE… "

“Regarding @Apple pulling a HK app at the demand of China: - Apple is a C Corp; fiduciary duty to maximize profits and shareholder value while minimizing risks - Most of Apple’s supply chain is in China This is easy math. If only they were a B Corp instead ¯\_(ツ)_/¯”

Sam McRoberts on Twitter: "Regarding @Apple pulling a HK app at the demand of China: - Apple is a C Corp; fiduciary duty to maximize profits and shareholder value while minimizing risks - Most of Apple’s supply chain is in China This is easy math. If only they were a B Corp instead ¯\_(ツ)_/¯"

“Looks like @Apple is being sued...because they turned a man gay??? https://t.co/T9S2RsnlSW”

Pat Unleashed on Twitter: "Looks like @Apple is being sued...because they turned a man gay??? https://t.co/T9S2RsnlSW"

“Is your #Apple AirPod losing battery power rapidly these days? You’re not alone. Our story on why some local techs are no longer offering technical support on the three year old (and $160!) audio devices. Tonight at 10 @cbschicago.”

Chris Tye on Twitter: "Is your #Apple AirPod losing battery power rapidly these days? You’re not alone. Our story on why some local techs are no longer offering technical support on the three year old (and $160!) audio devices. Tonight at 10 @cbschicago.… https://t.co/m8nC5QZMUR"

China Mengniu Dairy shoots up after saying it is cutting commercial ties with the NBA over the controversy set off by a team manager's tweet in support of Hong Kong protesters.China Mengniu Dairy shoots up after saying it is cutting commercial ties with the NBA over the controversy set off by a team manager's tweet in support of Hong Kong protesters.

Apple on Thursday removed a Hong Kong map application used by pro-democracy protesters, saying it endangered police, after China warned the US tech giant to drop the app. According to a statement published by the makers of HKmap.live, Apple said “your app has been used in ways that endanger law enforcement and residents in Hong Kong”. The financial […]

Apple pulls Hong Kong app used by protesters for 'endangering police' after China warning | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

The app has been used to endanger law enforcement, according to Hong Kong authorities.The app has been used to endanger law enforcement, according to Hong Kong authorities.

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UPDATE: 22:30 PM: Apple later on Wednesday removed an app that protesters in Hong Kong have used to track police movements from its app store with the argument that it violated rules because it was used to ambush police. PREVIOUS 930 AM: Apple is the latest U.S. company to enter China's cross-hairsUPDATE: 22:30 PM: Apple later on Wednesday removed an app that protesters in Hong Kong have used to track police movements from its app store with the argument that it violated rules because it was used to ambush police. PREVIOUS 930 AM: Apple is the latest U.S. company to enter China's cross-hairs

Apple Becomes Latest U.S. Company To Cross China Over Hong Kong Protests

The iPhone maker has removed an app that allowed rioters in Hong Kong to track where police are located after reports that it was used to ambush officers and vandalize communities where law enforcement was not present.The iPhone maker has removed an app that allowed rioters in Hong Kong to track where police are located after reports that it was used to ambush officers and vandalize communities where law enforcement was not present.

Apple removes app that Hong Kong protesters used to track police movements following vandalism, attacks on officers — RT World News

Chinese media had sharply criticised Apple for offering the app on its online store.Chinese media had sharply criticised Apple for offering the app on its online store.

Apple withdraws police-tracking app used in Hong Kong protests | News | Al Jazeera

Cupertino joins the likes of the NBA and Blizzard in kowtowing to Beijing.Cupertino joins the likes of the NBA and Blizzard in kowtowing to Beijing.

Apple pulls HKmap.live from app store | ZDNet

Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protesters in Hong Kong have used to track police movements from its app store, saying it violated rules because it was used to ambush police.Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protesters in Hong Kong have used to ...

Apple pulls police-tracking app used in Hong Kong protests after consulting authorities - Reuters

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iPhone manufacturer Apple has removed a smartphone app criticized by China for aiding anti-government protesters in Hong Kong. Apple said the app had "been used to target and ambush police."iPhone manufacturer Apple has removed a smartphone app criticized by China for aiding anti-government protesters in Hong Kong. Apple said the app had "been used to target and ambush police."

Apple drops Hong Kong tracking app following Chinese criticism | News | DW | 10.10.2019