'Security concerns' detected, but no ban on purchase of Apple or foreign phones, says China
China has in recent weeks widened existing curbs on the use of iPhones by state employees, telling staff at some central government agencies to stop using their Apple mobiles at work, two sources familiar with the matter said.
China says it has not banned purchase, use of foreign phone brands
China has not issued a ban on the purchase and use of foreign phone brands, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Wednesday, in response to media reports that said some government agencies and firms had told staff to stop using Apple's iPhones at work.
China Flags "Security Incidents" With Apple iPhones, But No Ban Yet
China flagged security problems with iPhones while saying it isn't barring purchases, the government's first comments on the topic after news reports that authorities are moving to restrict the use of Apple Inc. products in sensitive departments and state-owned companies. "We noticed that there have been many media reports about security incidents concerning Apple phones," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Mao Ning said at a regular press bri…
‘Aggressive retaliation’: US takes aim at China over iPhone bans
The White House has weighed in for the first time on concerns about a Chinese backlash against Apple as Beijing sowed more confusion about its stance on the tech giant.
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