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Apple Store Ginza in Tokyo is Moving to Japan's First Ever Building Made of Wood
Apple Store Ginza in Tokyo will be moving to the first ever 12-story building in Japan that is made mostly of wood and steel.
First Apple Store Outside of U.S. Set to Be Demolished at End of 2022
Located in Tokyo’s Ginza district, Apple first store outside of the U.S. is set to be demolished at the end of 2022.
Reader Apps Can Soon Bypass App Store Payments
In a move to appease the Japan Fair Trade Commission, Apple will start letting some apps link to their websites to bypass App Store payments.
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Japan’s antitrust regulator is just the latest in a growing number of countries tackling the business practices of Apple and its App Store.
Tim Cook Visits Suppliers, Creators, Developers, and Stores During Tour of Japan
Tim Cook has been spending some time in Japan, he posted images of him meeting key suppliers, developers, creators, and an Apple Store.
Japan Wants FTC to Investigate Apple Over Unfair Contracts
Japanese suppliers want the Fair Trade Commission to investigate Apple after saying they were forced to sign unfair contracts with the company.
Apple Execs Visit Samsung Over iPhone Chip Shortages
According to a report, Apple has been sending executives to meet with Samsung to discuss possible iPhone chip shortages.
Japanese HomePod Launching This Summer
A Japanese HomePod will launch this summer for ¥32,800 (US$302.48). We don’t have a launch date but the order page is live.
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