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This News Story From China Says That Apple Has Cut Back iPad Production (AAPL)

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A few days ago, a Chinese web site ran a story about how black-market prices for the new iPad have dropped in China--so much so that smugglers were returning iPads to Apple Stores in the US instead of shipping them to China and reselling them. Now, the same site...
This News Story From China Says That Apple Has Cut Back iPad Production (AAPL)

Apple Is Already Shipping Many "Late" iPhone 5 Pre-Orders

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Just about an hour after Apple’s iPhone 5 became available for pre-order, the company’s website started alerting customers that their phones would likely arrive a week or two after the phone went on sale in its retail stores on September 21. Clearly, most pundits assumed, this meant that the demand...
Apple Is Already Shipping Many "Late" iPhone 5 Pre-Orders
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Mary Barra Drives The Future Of GM

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When it comes to glass ceilings in the auto industry, just put Mary Barra behind the wheel of any GM car and she'll likely figure out a way to blast right through them. Sure, there are plenty of women taking lead roles in car design and manufacturing (we've talked to...
Mary Barra Drives The Future Of GM
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How to think about Foxconn

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The contract manufacturer has become a symbol for worker abuse, but the Apple partner isn't the only bad actor in China. By Bill Powell, editor-at-large FORTUNE -- Hon Hai Precision, a.k.a. Foxconn, has become synonymous with emblematic 21st-century workplace misery. In late September, worker brawls triggered riots at a Foxconn...
How to think about Foxconn

'Nokia Town' Faces A Dim Future As Jobs Shift To Asia

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SALO, Finland (AP) — Tomi Marjuaho repaired mobile phones for 10 years in the town of Salo in southern Finland, where Nokia, the world's top cell phone-maker, set up its wireless operations in the 1980s. He took a severance package in 2010, as Nokia started hitting hard times, and...
'Nokia Town' Faces A Dim Future As Jobs Shift To Asia

Is there some secret iMac assembly plant in the U.S.?

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iFixit From iFixit’s ritual iMac dismemberment yesterday we learn that the particular 21.5-inch iMac they bought says it was “Assembled in USA”. The moniker isn’t new – we’ve seen it since at least a few models back on the packaging.  But as far as we can tell, “Assembled in USA”...
Is there some secret iMac assembly plant in the U.S.?
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