New Chinese cybersecurity law will force Apple to keep data on local servers, aid gov’t. searches — The Chinese parliament has officially approved new electronic security legislation, due to go into effect in June 2017, which could force companies like Apple to make changes to how they handle their data infrastructure – particularly if they’re concerned about privacy.
Irish High Court fast-tracks the Apple data center challenge — The Irish High Court has agreed to put Apple on its commercial list, fast-tracking the resolution of legal objections over its planned €850 million (£756 million) datacenter near Athenry, County Galway, according to Business Insider.
Apple seeks incentives from India’s government before setting up a manufacturing plant — Apple has sought incentives from the Indian government before setting up a manufacturing unit in the country, according to the Economic Times. The incentives are purportedly related to the Department of Revenue and Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeITY).
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