U.S. comic Jon Stewart’s speak present on Apple TV+ has reportedly been canceled after simply two sequence attributable to clashes between its host and the corporate over subjects corresponding to China and synthetic intelligence.
Stewart instructed workers that executives from Apple — which has huge industrial pursuits in China and AI — had expressed concern over proposed new content material for “The Problem with Jon Stewart,” The New York Times mentioned.
Apple didn’t instantly reply to AFP’s request for remark.
Stewart turned a family identify within the United States because the host of Comedy Central’s long-running “The Daily Show,” earlier than stepping right down to pursue different pursuits in 2015.
Streaming platform Apple TV+ launched “The Problem with Jon Stewart” as a flagship present affairs present in 2021. The present takes a satirical take a look at a unique topical difficulty every week.
Episodes in the newest season included “Globalization: Made In America” and “Searching for Allies.”
Since Apple first established a presence in China in 1993, the U.S. tech big has grown into a serious supplier of smartphones, laptops and client electronics within the nation.
Apple chief Tim Cook made a shock go to to China this month, and he has beforehand spoken of his firm’s “symbiotic” relationship with the nation.
In an earnings name in August, Cook mentioned Apple views AI and machine studying as “core fundamental technologies that are integral to virtually every product that we build.”
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