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China shuts down Apple iBooks, iTunes stores

Friday 22 April 2016 | 09:37 CET | News
Apple iBooks Store and iTunes Movies havebeen shut down in China, just six months after they were started there. Apple had the government's approval to introduce the services, but the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television asserted its authority and demanded the closings, two unnamed people told the New York Times. An Apple spokeswoman said the company hopes to restart the services as soon as possible. China is Apple's second-largest market, after the US.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple
Countries: China
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