Apple's Books, Movies Fall Victim to Chinese Crackdown


The Chinese government ordered Apple to shut down its iBooks and iTunes Movies services in the country, according to news reports published last week. China’s State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television reportedly called for the closure. The government in February announced a policy banning all foreign media from publishing in China without direct approval. The crackdown was scheduled to go into effect in March, and the government reportedly informed Apple that it would have to adhere to the new rules.

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Apple hopes to get its books, movies back online in China

Apple Inc. said Friday it hopes to resume its online iTunes and iBooks services in China, where they were recently shut down less than seven months after being launched.

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Apple to pay $450M fine after US Supreme Court rejects e-book antitrust appeal

Article Image The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday revealed it won’t hear Apple’s appeal in its iBooks antitrust lawsuit, leaving the iPad maker to pay a $450 million fine to resolve the dispute.

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Court upholds $450M settlement in Apple's e-books case, but Supreme Court appeal still awaits

Article Image Apple’s $450 million settlement in its iBooks antitrust complaint was upheld by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday, but the payout remains dependent on a pending appeal to the Supreme Court.

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iOS 8.4 moves audiobooks to iBooks, adds separate CarPlay audiobook access

Apple’s newly released iOS 8.4 beta relocates audiobooks out of the Music app into iBooks, and it adds a separate launcher for them in CarPlay, AppleInsider has discovered.



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