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Now China’s trademark ruling sees online retailers stop selling the Apple iPad

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Online retailers Amazon China and Suning have become the first Web-based sellers to remove the iPad from their catalogues in China, as the fall-out from a trademark ruling develops with the potential to massively affect Apple. Apple is appealing the decision, which ruled that local firm Proview holds the right...
Now China’s trademark ruling sees online retailers stop selling the Apple iPad

Foxconn plant in China closes after workers' brawl

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Foxconn, which applies and assembles electronics for several top electronics companies, has closed down one of its plants after a fight broke out in a company dormitory in the northern Chinese city of Taiyuan. Read full article >>...
Foxconn plant in China closes after workers' brawl

Alibaba launches new project, backed by $16.3b funding, to improve goods delivery in China

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An Alibaba-led logistics network project was launched today in the Chinese city of Shenzhen, as the Chinese e-commerce leader seeks to boost the delivery of products purchased online. According to a Sina Tech report, Alibaba has collaborated with a few industry partners to set up a company under the project, dubbed the...
Alibaba launches new project, backed by $16.3b funding, to improve goods delivery in China

Riot Breaks Out At Foxconn Factory

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A riot at has broken reportedly broken out a factory owned by Foxconn, the company famous for its production of Apple gadgets. Ed Flanagan of NBC News reports: Reports early Monday from China suggest that a mass disturbance or riots may have broken out at a Foxconn factory in the...
Riot Breaks Out At Foxconn Factory

Microsoft partners with Samsung, HP to help stop Windows piracy

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Hewlett-Packard and Samsung Electronics will now ensure that their PCs in China are installed with licensed Windows and Office software as part of new agreements signed with Microsoft meant to fight piracy.Microsoft announced the agreements Wednesday as the company brought its latest anti-piracy campaign to the Chinese city of...
Microsoft partners with Samsung, HP to help stop Windows piracy

Riot Shuts Down Foxconn Plant, Impact on iPhone 5 Production Unclear

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Reuters reports on a riot that broke out earlier today at Foxconn's facilities in Taiyuan, China, forcing the company to temporarily shutter the plant as it cleans up the damage and investigates the situation. The cause of the riot, which reportedly involved about 2,000 workers, remains unclear, with the company...
Riot Shuts Down Foxconn Plant, Impact on iPhone 5 Production Unclear

Victim's family blames suicide at Chinese Apple supplier on mistreatment

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The family of a worker who committed suicide at an alleged Apple supplier in China is blaming his death on the harsh management at the factory and has tried demonstrating against the company, only to be detained by local police. The worker, He Cheng, jumped to his death on...
Victim's family blames suicide at Chinese Apple supplier on mistreatment

Lenovo betting big on new mobile-centric plant

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Lenovo has of late been increasing its focus on smartphones and tablets, and now the company is backing up its move into the mobile device sector. On Monday, London's Financial Times reports, Lenovo announced that it had begun construction on a major new facility for smartphone and tablet development. The...
Lenovo betting big on new mobile-centric plant

Foxconn expanding by 5 factories to bump Apple production

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The folks at Foxconn have announced plans to expand their production of Apple products by five factories soon, each of them in Brazil. These extra factories will allow them to cater to demand for both iPhones and iPads, but mostly the latter, and will be combining to up their annual...
Foxconn expanding by 5 factories to bump Apple production

Thousands Line Up for New iPhone Production Jobs at Foxconn Facilities in China

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Back in late December, reports surfaced indicating that Foxconn was planning a major expansion of its iPhone production capabilities in Zhengzhou, China, with the company reportedly investing $1.1 billion and working with the Chinese government to recruit 100,000 new workers to the facility. M.I.C gadget now reports that the hiring...
Thousands Line Up for New iPhone Production Jobs at Foxconn Facilities in China

Lenovo Reaches Beyond PCs

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Personal-computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd. said Monday that it plans to spend about $800 million on a new base to house the development, production and sale of mobile products as the Chinese company tries to expand beyond its core PC business. Lenovo, the world’s second-largest PC maker, said in a...
Lenovo Reaches Beyond PCs

New Foxconn Factory Jobs Draw Huge Crowds in China

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More likely than not, the phone or tablet you have sitting nearby was assembled in mainland China at one of the mega-facilities run by companies like Foxconn. The news cycle has recently brought stories of poor and dangerous working conditions, and even suicides in Foxconn plants. Still, the lines outside...
New Foxconn Factory Jobs Draw Huge Crowds in China

Britain won't be the only country snooping on people's internet use

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If the government gets its way and starts monitoring what you're emailing, it will join a list of countries with a draconian approach to the internetBig brother is eyeing your inbox. Under new government plans, the police and security services could soon have the right to monitor who you're emailing,...
Britain won't be the only country snooping on people's internet use

Chinese iPhone dealers dupe Apple with fake components

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A group of Chinese iPhone distributors have been arrested for duping Apple with fake components in order to obtain replacement parts worth about 400,000 yuan (US$64,117).The five suspects were arrested this month after Apple reported to local police it had received the fake iPhone 4S components from a distributor...
Chinese iPhone dealers dupe Apple with fake components

Foxconn Chinese factory reopens after mass riot

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Apple supplier Foxconn reopened a manufacturing facility in China on Tuesday a day after it closed following a mass riot involving 2,000 workers that was later brought under control by local police. Foxconn spokesman Simon Hsing said the company's manufacturing facility in the Chinese city of Taiyuan was back...
Foxconn Chinese factory reopens after mass riot

Mass riot erupts at Foxconn factory in China

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Apple supplier Foxconn said an "incident" involving 2,000 workers erupted late Sunday night near a company manufacturing facility in China, as photos posted online showed cars turned over and store windows broken in what appeared to be a mass riot. Foxconn, which is under scrutiny over worker conditions at...
Mass riot erupts at Foxconn factory in China

Lenovo Plans Push in Servers and Storage, CEO Says

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Lenovo Group Ltd. is setting its sights on new business areas such as servers and the market for smartphones in the developed world, its chief executive said, even as it sticks by a vision of promise in the troubled personal-computer industry. In an interview on Thursday, Lenovo Chief Executive Yang...
Lenovo Plans Push in Servers and Storage, CEO Says

Chinese city Shenzhen puts a stop to taxi-finding smartphone apps, citing lack of standards

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Finding a taxi via a smartphone app may be highly convenient, but authorities in the Chinese city of Shenzhen are cracking down on such services, which it accuses of lacking standards and breaching regulations. According to a report on Sina Tech (via Tech in Asia), an internal memo issued by the Transport...
Chinese city Shenzhen puts a stop to taxi-finding smartphone apps, citing lack of standards

Foxconn Riots Halt Apple Production

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A workers' riot at a Foxconn Technologies factory in China has stopped production at the facility, which supplies many of the world's major tech companies, including Apple. Police were reportedly sent in to the factory in the central Chinese city of Taiyuan after a riot broke out Sunday, leaving an unknown...
Foxconn Riots Halt Apple Production
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Apple supplier refutes claim of suicide at China factory

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Apple supplier Foxlink, a maker of iPhone cable connectors, disputed claims on Friday that a company worker committed suicide after being denied a leave of absence, instead suggesting that drug use may have played a role in the worker's death. On Sept. 29, the worker, He Cheng, fell to...
Apple supplier refutes claim of suicide at China factory

HP to Build New Printer Manufacturing Facility in China

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HP on Tuesday signed an agreement to set up a new printer manufacturing facility in the Chinese city of Chongqing, that is expected to produce 60 million ink-jet......
HP to Build New Printer Manufacturing Facility in China

Special delivery from China: New iPad browser from a mobile giant

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The company behind China’s leading mobile browser has quietly released an English-language browser for iPad that is competitive with Chrome, Safari, Opera, and Dolphin, not only in functionality, but also, crucially, in how it looks. A week and a half ago, I met with UCWeb’s CEO Yu Yongfu in San...
Special delivery from China: New iPad browser from a mobile giant

Shanghai is the latest Chinese city to focus on taxi-finding apps, says premium fees are illegal

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Following the crackdown on taxi-finding smartphone apps in the Chinese city of Shenzhen, the head of the Shanghai Municipal Transport and Port Authority has spoken up to say that it is illegal for taxi drivers to charge premiums when using taxi-finding smartphone apps. According to a Beijing News report (via Tech in...
Shanghai is the latest Chinese city to focus on taxi-finding apps, says premium fees are illegal

Thousands line up for Foxconn jobs in Zhengzhou

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  The Chinese city of Zhengzhou was flooded with thousands of applicants on Monday who gathered outside a labor agency to apply for iPhone plant jobs as electronics giant Foxconn begins to ramp up its huge hiring efforts. The crowd continued to grow throughout the day despite recent controversy...
Thousands line up for Foxconn jobs in Zhengzhou

Chinese Court Rejects Apple Injunction

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A Shanghai court rejected efforts to halt sales of Apple Inc.'s iPad in the Chinese city amid a trademark dispute, pending a decision in another court....
Chinese Court Rejects Apple Injunction

Retail Guru Ron Johnson Dazzles In His First Media Controversy As JC Penny CEO

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JC Penny CEO Ron Johnson, who was the mastermind behind the Apple stores, is dealing with his first media controversy. A group called One Million Moms has been trying to get JC Penny spokesperson Ellen DeGeneres fired because of her sexual orientation. Johnson, flashing an incredibly charming smile, appeared...
Retail Guru Ron Johnson Dazzles In His First Media Controversy As JC Penny CEO

Foxconn Says Current Hiring Freeze Due to Strong Returning Workforce, Not Waning iPhone 5 Demand

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Financial Times reported earlier today that Foxconn has enacted a hiring freeze at most of its Chinese facilities due to reduced demand for the iPhone 5."Currently, none of the plants in mainland China have hiring plans," said Liu Kun, a company spokesman at Foxconn's largest manufacturing facility, in the southern...
Foxconn Says Current Hiring Freeze Due to Strong Returning Workforce, Not Waning iPhone 5 Demand

One Chinese City Raids An Apple Reseller In Growing iPad Trademark Row

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Government officials in the city of Shijiazhuang raided an unnamed Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) reseller (not an official brand store) over the weekend, seizing 45 iPad 2 units as part of an investigation into Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) “iPad” trademark dispute in the country. This seems to be a one-off swoop, and...
One Chinese City Raids An Apple Reseller In Growing iPad Trademark Row

Behind the scenes with Samsung's Chinese factory girls

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Like many her age, 19-year-old Zhao Caixia left her hometown in the Chinese province of Gansu to see the world.A That world now revolves around a Samsung factory in the Chinese city of Tianjin, where she spends eight to 12 hours a day inspecting cameras before they're shipped out....
Behind the scenes with Samsung's Chinese factory girls
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