Apple dropped from Chinese govt procurement lists

Thursday 7 August 2014 | 09:02 CET | News
China's government excluded Apple iPads and MacBook laptops from the list of products that can be bought with public money because of security concerns, government officials familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. Ten Apple products -- including the iPad, iPad Mini, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro -- were omitted from a final government procurement list distributed in July. The models were on a June version of the list drafted by the National Development and Reform Commission and Ministry of Finance, the officials said. China's procurement agency earlier told departments to stop buying antivirus

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Categories: IT / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Kaspersky / Microsoft / Symantec
Countries: China
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