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China Covid protests could lead to iPhone production hit of up to 10%, Wedbush says

Apple could deal with a major iPhone shortage of up to 10% this holiday season because of Covid protests in China, according to Wedbush’s Dan Ives. “We estimate that Apple now has significant iPhone shortages that could take off roughly at least 5% of units in the quarter and potentially up to 10% depending on … Read more

China reportedly floods Twitter with porn to block news of widespread COVID protests

China is reportedly spamming Twitter with posts about porn and escorts in an apparent attempt to block news about the widespread protests across the country against COVID lockdowns.  Users searching for major Chinese cities that have seen mass demonstrations like Beijing and Shanghai will “mostly see ads for escorts/porn/gambling, drowning out legitimate search results,” Air-Moving … Read more

Vizhinjam protests: FIR filed against 3,000 people; 36 cops injured

Following the violent protests at Vizhinjam (Kerala) by anti-port activists on Sunday night, the police on Monday filed a case against at least 3,000 people, who were allegedly involved in attacking a police station and injuring around 36 cops. The protests are expected to cast a shadow on the completion of the … Read more

Cyber Monday deals, COVID lockdown protests in China: 5 Things podcast

On today’s episode of the 5 Things podcast: How to shop this Cyber Monday Reviewed’s Kate Ellsworth has some deals and trends to look out for. Plus, protests continue in China against strict COVID-19 policies. Podcasts:True crime, in-depth interviews and more USA TODAY podcasts right here. Hit play on the player above to hear the podcast and follow … Read more

How Xi Jinping could respond to the biggest wave of protests since 1989

“You’re paid, and we’re not!” he yelled at police on Sunday. “Lift the ban! No more restrictions!” Loading The contrast between China’s COVID-zero policy and the rest of the world’s ability to move on from the pandemic has become so sensitive that its censors have been cutting away from live shots of maskless crowds at … Read more

China’s Covid protests: Why they’re happening and why they’re significant

  Extraordinary scenes are emerging from across China, where people are on the streets protesting against the Chinese Communist Party’s ongoing Covid-zero restrictions, which have sharply increased amid a spike in cases. From Shanghai, China’s most populous city, and the captial Beijing to Wuhan, where the pandemic began, people have poured into the streets and … Read more

World Cup 2022: Iran calls for US suspension for briefly removing emblem from flag in support of protests

The U.S. Soccer Federation irked Iran ahead of their pivotal Group B match on Tuesday when it displayed the country’s national flag without the emblem of the Islamic Republic, saying the move supported protesters in Iran. Iran’s government reacted by accusing America of removing the name of God from its national flag. CLICK HERE FOR … Read more

Protests erupt in Shanghai and other Chinese cities over COVID controls

Protests spread to cities and campuses in China on Saturday night amid rising public anger at the country’s strict but faltering controls against the spread of COVID-19, with a crowd in Shanghai going so far as to call for the removal of the national leader, Xi Jinping. Chinese President Xi Jinping appears on screen near … Read more