• Apple under fire over app that aids HK protesters

    7 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Apple is under fire in Hong Kong over an app that protesters are using to track police. Julian Satterthwaite reports.
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  • Burberry could take a $123 million hit on sales because of the Hong Kong protests, analysts warn

    Burberry could take a $123 million hit on sales because of the Hong Kong protests, analysts warn

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Analysts say that Burberry could take a £100 million hit to its sales in Hong Kong this year because of ongoing violent protests in the city.
    In a note to clients on Tuesday, a group of Jeffries analysts said that they expect the British luxury brand to be badly impacted by protests because it has fairly large exposure to the Hong Kong market.
    And these analysts aren't expecting the luxury boom times to resume in Hong Kong anytime soon, warning that we could see a "permanent contraction" in the city's role as a luxury hub.
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  • Chinese Media's Attacks on Apple and N.B.A. Help Inflame Nationalism

    7 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Outlets are trying to intimidate multinational companies into toeing the party line while Beijing tries to rein in the Hong Kong protests.
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  • Blizzard, a Gaming Company, Stirs a Backlash for Penalizing Hong Kong Player

    7 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The company suspended the gamer and made him forfeit his prize money after he expressed support for the protest movement in Hong Kong.
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  • Hong Kong protesters clamor for release of detained activist

    7 monthes ago - By Chron

    HONG KONG - Hundreds of masked protesters yelling "Revolution Now!" crammed the sidewalk in front of Hong Kong's High Court and spilled onto the street in an impassioned show of support Wednesday for an activist appealing a six-year prison sentence for his part in a violent nightlong clash with police.
    As a prison service bus with mesh-covered windows drove Edward Leung away after the hearing, supporters pressed up against the vehicle, briefly blocking traffic, and held five fingers up in their air. That symbolizes the five demands of Hong Kong's latest protest movement for universal...
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