Inside Tim Cook’s Secret $275 Billion Deal with Chinese Authorities
China is not safe for business so long as it is run by the CCP.
Summary here in ArsTechnica:
Report: Apple CEO Tim Cook engineered a secret $275 billion deal with China
The original and full report is behind a paywall:
The Information: Inside Tim Cook’s Secret $275 Billion Deal with Chinese Authorities
Interviews and internal Apple documents provide a behind-the-scenes look at how the company made concessions to Beijing and won key legal exemptions. CEO Tim Cook personally lobbied officials over threats that would have hobbled its devices and services. His interventions paved the way for Apple’s unparalleled success in the country.
No sense letting genocide stand in the way of Apple’s profits, and formal charges are being filed. Great look for the Apple brand? Even the hapless US Congress is finally getting its act together.