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Apple drops supplier over underage labor violations, hails 'high compliance' with reducing excessive work hours

www.engadget.com
Apple's latest Supplier Responsibility Report has just been published, detailing 339 audits focused on the plants and suppliers that help make all that hardware. The audit number is a 72 percent increase in what it covered in its last annual report, while Apple was also quick to highlight its...
Apple drops supplier over underage labor violations, hails 'high compliance' with reducing excessive work hours

Dear ITU: A Complex Process Where Delegates Who Fly To Dubai Can 'Lobby' Is Not 'Transparency'

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The EU Parliament recently joined the US government in speaking out against the ITU's upcoming WCIT event, which we've been discussing. This is where the ITU -- an ancient organization designed to deal with telegraphs, and whose relevance today has been widely questioned -- is seeking to take over certain...
Dear ITU: A Complex Process Where Delegates Who Fly To Dubai Can 'Lobby' Is Not 'Transparency'

Electronic Arts Cuts Jobs At Montreal Studio Less Than Two Weeks After CEO's Resignation

techcrunch.com
Electronic Arts is laying off staffers at its Montreal office in another round of job cuts. The news comes less than two weeks after CEO John Riccitiello resigned, citing the company’s financial underperformance. EA declined to tell Reuters how many jobs are being affected, but Joystiq reports that the layoffs...
Electronic Arts Cuts Jobs At Montreal Studio Less Than Two Weeks After CEO's Resignation

Apple Supply Audit Finds Use Of Underage Labor By Manufacturing Partner

www.fastcompany.com
Apple's continuing to pressure its supply chain to conform to higher standards. Apple's latest annual Supplier Responsibility report into its third party manufacturing partners has revealed that it has severed business relations with Guangdong Real Faith Pingzhou Electronics. Apple found, after investigation, that Pingzhou was employing underage staff on...
Apple Supply Audit Finds Use Of Underage Labor By Manufacturing Partner

Court Temporarily Protects PeopleBrowsr Access To Twitter Firehose, Twitter Says It Will 'Vigorously Defend' Itself

techcrunch.com
PeopleBrowsr, the maker of social analytics tools such as Kred, has won a temporary restraining order against Twitter, allowing the company to maintain its access to full access to Twitter’s firehose of data. The victory for PeopleBrowsr is short-term, but it does mean that the company’s access won’t be cut...
Court Temporarily Protects PeopleBrowsr Access To Twitter Firehose, Twitter Says It Will 'Vigorously Defend' Itself

Cabbies sue to drive car service Uber out of San Francisco

gigaom.com
The nationwide battle between the taxi industry and Uber took another twist this week as San Francisco cabbies filed a class action lawsuit, claiming the upstart car service is engaged in unfair competition and illegal interference in business relations. In a complaint filed in California Superior Court, cab drivers Leonid...
Cabbies sue to drive car service Uber out of San Francisco
Facebook average revenue per user was $1.28 in Q2, but still below Q4 2011 average

Twitter actually did LinkedIn a favor, the site has become usable again

thenextweb.com
It’s been about a week since Twitter laid the smackdown on LinkedIn, enforcing some new rules that restrict third-party developers from basically replicating a Twitter stream. This integration was first announced in 2009. Quickly, the LinkedIn feed became extremely unusable, and before I could figure out spend the time to...
Twitter actually did LinkedIn a favor, the site has become usable again
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