People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Sept. 24, 2021. Photo: AP
People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Sept. 24, 2021. Photo: AP
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How Apple’s loss of a small legal battle in China might spell big trouble down the road for US tech giant

  • Supreme People’s Court in China ruled that a lawsuit filed by a Chinese consumer against Apple’s China entity on antitrust grounds can proceed to Shanghai court
  • Apple’s plea that its China entity, which mainly distributes products in China, should not be sued over issues related to App store operations, was rejected

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People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Sept. 24, 2021. Photo: AP
People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Sept. 24, 2021. Photo: AP
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