iPhone 5S gets a price cut in India unofficially

But it looks like you’ll be waiting until November for the iPhone 6.

Apple reports record-breaking iPhone 6 launch

Over 10 million units sold in three days.

Tim Cook: Apple tries to avoid data collection

“Our business is not based on having information about you. You are not our product.”

Apple announces record iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-orders

Compare 4 million pre-orders to your Nexus 4, Internet.

iPhone 6 shipments projected at 10 million units in September, 80 mil by year’s end

They may be late to the party, but they’ve sure livened it up.

Apple lawsuit wrap-up for August 2014

Does anyone else think Judge Lucy Koh is just trying to hide her crush on Apple?

Apple using China Telecom servers to store iCloud data

China doesn’t trust the NSA.

Possible iWatch employees working on “special projects”

Add a “special projects” category to your October expenditures.

Apple bans two chemicals in overseas manufacturing

Now with 100% less benzene and n-hexane.

Robin Williams commemorated at Apple and iTunes

“He will be greatly missed.”

China Central Television reports Apple is, in fact, banned

At this point I wonder if we’ll ever know for certain what procurement or energy-saving lists Apple products are or aren’t on in China. Since Bloomberg reports that Apple declined to comment and the Ministry of Finance didn’t respond to their faxes, getting an official answer seems unlikely. Whatever Apple does to get their products approved by the Chinese government will likely happen behind closed doors.

Contrary to reports, China has not banned Apple products

China has not banned Apple’s iPad, iPad Mini, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro from government purchases, as has been recently reported. Apple failed to make it onto the 16th semi-annual energy-saving products in government procurement notification list, but Apple products can continue to be purchased as long as there are no special energy-saving requirements.