Apple is in hot water with the Chinese again, this time over the death of a 23-year-old woman who died last Thursday after answering her iPhone 5 while it was charging and was allegedly electrocuted as a result.
Vladimir Putin may not want to give America Edward J. Snowden, but America -- and more specifically Apple -- just gave Russians a big gift in the form of an official online store for buying Cupertino's wares.
Despite CEO Tim Cook's public apology over warranty issues, Apple may not be out of the woods yet in China -- the company has been listed among a number of app providers and websites being investigated for pornography there.
If you are in the market for a new hearing aid, one manufacturer is worried that some of Apple's product line be be totally confusing you. So worried, in fact, that they are suing to ban the product and force Cupertino to pay them back for all of the confusion-causing damage. Meanwhile, more legal drama in China, where the government has decided to get more aggressive in the fight against piracy -- by suing Apple. Again. Frivolity and hypocrisy, can you hear me now?
They say an apology goes a long way toward mending fences, and when the apology is heartfelt, even more so -- and Tim Cook's very public apology on Apple's Chinese website is already working its magic with the press there.
Another day, another lawsuit against Apple -- only this time, it's not over patents or even the devices it makes, but rather Chinese animation content being sold in iTunes without a license from the company who owns it.