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New Beijing Apple Store Opening Coincides With Red Friday Sale

(Credit: Yahoo)

(Credit: Yahoo)

We first reported on it back in May last year, and now Apple’s latest Beijing store has finally opened.

The store is located in China Central Place, a large mall area on the east side of Chaoyang district which is home to a number of high-fashion and other luxury brands.

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Apple Building Another Store In Beijing Ahead Of Fall Product Launches?

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Apple looks to be building another retail store in Beijing, which could open its doors in time for the launch of new iPhones and iPads this fall. Construction has begun on a building that bears a strong resemblance to a typical Apple retail outlet in Beijing’s China Central Place Shopping Center.

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Apple Looking To Open An R&D Center In Beijing

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Even though Apple’s headquartered in Cupertino, they’ve got operations all across the globe, and we don’t mean just retail stores. There have been rumors that Apple is opening up an R&D center in Israel, but according to a new rumor, that’s not the only place they’re considering.

Tim Cook recently talked to the mayor of Beijing, Wang Ashun, about the possibility of Apple opening an R&D center in Beijing.

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Third Apple Store In Beijing Opens In Wangfujing Later This Month

Third Apple Store In Beijing Opens In Wangfujing Later This Month

An Apple store is opening in China next week, in Wangujing Street, an outdoor pedestrian mall that has been there for over 800 years. This will the the third retails store in Beijing, China, and it’s said that it will be the largest Apple store in Asia. It will join over 200 other shops in the shopping destination center about a mile from historic Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.

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New iPad Off To ‘Quiet’ Start In China

New iPad Off To ‘Quiet’ Start In China

After a four-month delay, the new iPad is finally on sale in China today.

Apple’s third-generation iPad finally goes on sale in China today, more than four months after making its debut in the United States. And unlike previous iPhone and iPad launches in China, which have been marred by huge crowds and violent scalpers, this one has been described as “quiet” and “low-key.”

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Tim Cook Tours Foxconn’s New Zhengzhou Plant During Trip To China

Tim Cook Tours Foxconn’s New Zhengzhou Plant During Trip To China

Apple CEO Tim Cook spent time with Foxconn employees during his visit to China.

Apple CEO Tim Cook has been spending some time in China this week, meeting with officials and even posing with fans at the company Xidan Joy City retail store. He also paid a visit to Foxconn’s new plant in Zhengzhou, where the company employs around 120,000 employs, some of whom are assembling Apple’s iPhone.

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Tim Cook Visits Beijing To Meet Chinese Officials, Pose With Fans

Tim Cook Visits Beijing To Meet Chinese Officials, Pose With Fans

Apple CEO Tim Cook poses with fan at the company's Xidan Joy City store in Beijing.

Apple CEO Tim Cook was in Beijing today, meeting Chinese officials as the Cupertino company eyes up further growth in China. It’s his first trip to the country since he took over from Steve Jobs as CEO, and he got himself noticed with a visit Apple’s Beijing store where he stopped to pose for photographs with fans.

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Over 200,000 New iPads Have Already Been Smuggled Into One Chinese City [Report]

Over 200,000 New iPads Have Already Been Smuggled Into One Chinese City [Report]

Like any Apple device, the new iPad is big business on China's grey market.

Apple’s new iPad has been available to purchase in the U.S. and nine other countries for just four days, but over 200,000 units have already been smuggled into China for sale on the grey market. Natives are reportedly importing the device into the city of Shenzhen, a city that borders Hong Kong, for a profit of around $20 on each device.Over 200,000 New iPads Have Already Been Smuggled Into One Chinese City [Report]

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This Is The Orange Uniformed Army Of Scalpers That Caused China’s iPhone 4S Riots

This Is The Orange Uniformed Army Of Scalpers That Caused China’s iPhone 4S Riots

Remember those riots at the iPhone 4S launch in Shanghai and Beijing last week? Meet the group responsible for them: this orange-capped crowd of scalpers, an army of 500 strong so organized and massive that it took eleven busses to bring them to the event.

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Apple Halts iPhone Sales in Beijing, Shanghai In Wake of Chinese Near-Riot

Apple Halts iPhone Sales in Beijing, Shanghai In Wake of Chinese Near-Riot

Apple, a veteran of long lines ahead of iPhone launches in the U.S., has temporarily halted retail sales of the iPhone 4S in China. The tech giant announced Friday it has stopped in-person sales in Beijing and Shanghai “for the time being” in the wake of a near-riot by angry scalpers.

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