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Apple Drops China Reference from Taiwan Map

U.S.-based computer giant Apple Inc. has deleted wording on its mobile maps applications that had cast Taiwan as part of its political rival, China. Its move to cut the term “province of China” followed a complaint earlier this week from Taiwan’s government and angry citizens.   The change announced Thursday by the ministry labels the East Asian island as only “Taiwan” on its newest operating system, instead of the previous reference as a "province of China."   Beijing ...

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