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Apple's Cook optimistic that apps pulled in China will be back

Reuters  |  HONG KONG 

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Apple Inc is optimistic that some of its popular apps removed from its China App Store this year to comply with government requests will be reinstated, the U.S. tech giant's Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Wednesday. Cook, speaking at the Fortune Forum in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, also stressed that he believes strongly in freedoms, in comments after a U.S. democratic senator's remarks on Tuesday that Apple had a moral obligation to promote free expression. Apple is facing criticism from local users and rights groups for bowing to pressure from Beijing ...

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 16:51 IST