Apple CEO Tim Cook, “who opened a Weibo account earlier this week, started his China tour on Monday with the announcement of environmental initiatives that will boost Apple’s contribution of clean energy to the region, while reducing its carbon and virgin fiber footprint,” AppleInsider reports.
“The travelogue underscores the important role China plays in Apple’s current and future success. On the back of booming product sales led by iPhone, Apple is planning a massive retail expansion into mainland China that will see 25 new locations open by the end of 2016,” AppleInsider reports. “Since signing up for Weibo, Cook has accumulated more than 588,000 followers.”
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MacDailyNews Note: Tim Cook’s Twitter account (twitter.com/tim_cook), opened in September 2013, currently has 1.18 million followers.