Above Avalon Episode 157: Let's Talk Apple and China


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Apple finds itself amidst another controversy regarding removing HKmap.live from the App Store in Hong Kong. However, Apple is facing a different kind of backlash this time. Episode 157 is dedicated to discussing Neil’s thoughts on Apple doing business in China. Additional topics include Tim Cook’s engagement philosophy, Apple’s tool-making mission, and kowtowing to governments. Receive Neil’s analysis and perspective on Apple throughout the week by becoming an Above Avalon member and receiving exclusive daily updates. To become a member, visit AboveAvalon.com/membership.


A Different View on Apple and China (Above Avalon weekly article)

The NBA, China, and Apple, Apple’s China Stance (Above Avalon daily update)

Apple Pulls Police Tracking App in Hong Kong, Apple Pulls Quartz News App in China (Above Avalon daily update)

Apple accedes to China’a despotic demands (The Washington Post editorial board)

Theodore Roosevelt’s “Citizenship in a Republic” Speech

Appearance / interview at Apple Park (YouTube)

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