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China will 'Nuke Bomb' Apple with endless
investigations in retaliation for Huawei penalties,
state media says

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Posted By: poster, 5/17/2020 6:49:43 PM

The Chinese government may enforce several "countermeasures" against U.S. companies—including Apple—in retaliation for the Trump administration's plans to crack down on shipments of semiconductors to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei from chipmakers worldwide. According to analysts cited in the state-run Global Times, such retaliatory measures from China towards large American companies such as Apple, Cisco and Qualcomm could be akin to a "nuke bomb." "China will launch rounds of endless investigations on those firms, just like swords hanging over their head. It will dampen investors' confidence and squeeze their income in the Chinese market,"

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Reply 1 - Posted by: curious1 5/17/2020 6:51:38 PM (No. 414023)
Guess Apple should already have one foot out the door...
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Reply 2 - Posted by: poster 5/17/2020 6:58:12 PM (No. 414030)
Said China to Apple: Take the phone, Leave the keyboard.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: cheeflo 5/17/2020 7:10:55 PM (No. 414041)
Well, if this doesn't give the international business community a clue, nothing will. The ChiComms just can't help themselves. This may work for them domestically, but they are consigning China to pariah status. And if the rest of the world won't do business with them any longer, it wouldn't take long to restore its former third-world squalor.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: SALady 5/17/2020 7:22:58 PM (No. 414050)
I don't even feel sorry for Apple. When they decided to lay down with the Devil by moving so much of their manufacturing to China for the cheap labor, it was only a matter of time before it was going to ream them where the sun don't shine. It couldn't happen to a more deserving company in my humble opinion!!!!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 5/17/2020 7:50:42 PM (No. 414074)
Isn’t it time to deal harshly with those bat-soup virus chi-com bastids?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 5/17/2020 7:59:24 PM (No. 414083)
Plenty of cheap labor in this world...
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Reply 7 - Posted by: RuckusTom 5/17/2020 8:08:50 PM (No. 414087)
The Chicoms sound like their pretty close to nationalizing businesses. Kind of like Cuba and Venezuela have done. Those businesses better be thinking of coming back to the US. If they aren't, those companies need new CEOs and boards of directors.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Bur Oak 5/17/2020 8:10:05 PM (No. 414088)
Lie down with pigs and you get dirty. No sympathy from me.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: DVC 5/17/2020 8:31:56 PM (No. 414091)
Perfect!!! We need to incentivize moving production here while this ChiCom thugs ALSO incentivizes Apple to move out of China.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 5/17/2020 8:36:01 PM (No. 414094)
Corporate America better realize their love affair with China is over. It has become the equivalent of an abusive relationship. Its time to dump China.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: dwa 5/17/2020 9:17:14 PM (No. 414115)
Just shows once again how China is not a reliable partner in anything. If you don't let the communists have their way, they will go full dictator on you. American businesses better wake up.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Omen55 5/17/2020 10:33:36 PM (No. 414179)
Do it! Trump will sent you a thank you tweet for helping him drive business outta China.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Proud Texan 5/17/2020 10:49:59 PM (No. 414189)
This sounds a lot like what the Dimocrats are doing to President Trump! Of course, Dimocrats vs. Communists, very hard to find any difference any more.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Lawsy0 5/18/2020 12:00:39 AM (No. 414214)
Like Hillary, China has become everyone's ex-wife. Can't act, and can only react.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: PismoPat 5/18/2020 12:47:47 AM (No. 414226)
They will be shooting themselves in the foot.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 5/18/2020 1:44:55 AM (No. 414246)
Newsweak so take it with a grain of salt. Much more likely this is just a Trump hit job.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: bighambone 5/18/2020 1:45:57 AM (No. 414247)
You can bet that countries like India are waiting in the wings for companies like Apple to show up on their shores!
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