Tag: Trump administration

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Trump delays laptop and smartphone tariffs until December

August 13, 2019

Via: The Verge

The United States will delay proposed tariffs on many consumer electronics imported from China, the Trump administration said today, giving a reprieve to gadget makers that are hoping to wait out a trade war between the two countries. The Office […]

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Trump administration talks escalating trade war; worst-case scenario could hurt Apple

March 7, 2018

Via: 9to5Mac

Not content with threatening import tariffs on aluminum and steel that could badly damage US automative and aircraft industries but have little impact on Apple, Trump is now considering far broader forms of protectionism. His latest proposals could hit consumer […]

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Apple spent a record $7M last year lobbying the Trump administration

January 23, 2018

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple spent $7M last year lobbying the Trump administration, the highest amount it has ever spent on its efforts to influence the White House. In all, tech giants spent a record $50M on lobbying in 2017. The record spend isn’t […]