The article title already gave you the half of the idea about this news. Yes you got it right, Tim Cook is in trouble with iPhone X. Not only Tim Cook the CEO of Apple Inc. but along with him Apple is also in trouble.
At first the problem was with the sale of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus sale. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus are two newly launched iPhone model available on market officially.
Secondly Apple is in trouble as an App developer sue Apple for using their Trademark which is Animoji. See in details below about both the topic.
iPhone 8 and 8 Plus sale
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus was launched on September 2017 and now it’s already October 2017. It’s been more than one month but Apple is not really seems to be happy with the ongoing sale rate of both the iPhone model.
It is seems that iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus have the lowest selling iPhone model till date. iPhone 7 is an old iPhone model but still iPhone customer prefer iPhone 7 over iPhone 8. And more people are waiting for iPhone X which is also known as iPhone 10 instead of going for iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 plus.
Apple Inc. recently reported on a press release that they are reducing the production of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus. We assume that the decline in the production of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus could be because of iPhone x. As everyone is looking towards iPhone x , so Apple is planning to increase the number of units of iPhone x.
Apple sued over ‘Animoji’ trademark
Recently a software developer who is a iOS App developer sued Apple. He filed law suit against Apple for allegedly infringing on a U.S. trademark covering “Animoji,”. Saying that Apple is using the name for a new feature on iPhone x Which he has already registered for his company under US government and he legally own the trademark.
Even it is mentioned that Apple Contact him before they announced iPhone x on September to sell the trademark to Apple but he refused to it.
The App name is Animoji – Free Animated Texting , the app is available on Apple App Store since July 23,2014 for $0.99 . The App provides basic animated emojis feature for iMessage and email text.
You can reach in complete details about this law suit on AppleInsider as it is posted in details over that page with law suit written document.
Why Tim Cook is in trouble ?
We have a clear answer to it. If you are reading news regularly and also if you are following Apple, you might have heard that Apple Reduced salary of its CEO at the beginning of this year. Yes it was Tim Cook, whose salary was reduced by 15% for the failure of company’s performance in both sales and profits, which is mentioned on money.cnn.com on 6 January 2017.
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus is already moving towards the failure in terms of sales. So, if the same goes with iPhone x , for it will affect the salary of Tim Cook the CEO of Apple Inc. not only him but also might be to other employees of Apple Inc.