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Guten Tag: Google TV is launching in Germany next month

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Google TV is heading to Germany: Sony announced that it will start selling its new NSZ-GS7 set-top box to German consumers starting next month. The device will officially be introduced at the IFA fair next week, and then go on sale mid-September for a suggested € 199, according to Spiegel.de....
Guten Tag: Google TV is launching in Germany next month

HTC reaffirms its commitment to Beats Audio, says media speculation is “categorically inaccurate”

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HTC has moved quickly to rubbish claims that the company is dissatisfied with its partnership with Beats Audio, today confirming that it is committed to developing its brand with the audio-centric company. The company recently appointed Chia-Lin Chang as its new Chief Financial Officer, replacing Winston Yung, who transitioned to a corporate...
HTC reaffirms its commitment to Beats Audio, says media speculation is “categorically inaccurate”

Dealing with Dissatisfaction

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Dealing with Dissatisfaction

Riots Rock Foxconn's Taiyuan Plant

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Richard Lai is reporting that over 2,000 employees of the Taiyan Foxconn plant rioted last night, causing damage on the factory campus after a guard allegedly hit a worked at 10pm. The Taiyuan plant is notorious for their mandatory overtime requirements. Quoth Lai: An undercover report from August mentioned that...
Riots Rock Foxconn's Taiyuan Plant

Valve Software makes hardware move

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Valve Software, the hot gaming company behind such titles the Half-Life 2 and Counter-Strike, is looking to get into hardware, according to a job post seeking an industrial designer. According to the job description — also posted on the Coroflot job board and first spotted by website Nowgamer – Valve seeks talent to help the...
Valve Software makes hardware move
Salespeople say the darndest things: secret-shopping the Nokia Lumia 900

DealBook: Einhorn Sues Apple Over Plan to Discard Preferred Stock

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David Einhorn, the billionaire hedge fund manager, sued Apple to block a plan to eliminate preferred shares, showing deep dissatisfaction with the company's once-explosive stock....
DealBook: Einhorn Sues Apple Over Plan to Discard Preferred Stock
'Star Wars: The Old Republic' goes free to play today

Rethink Digg Survey Says: 92 Percent of Respondents Wouldn't Recommend Digg to a Friend

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(Photo: Rethink Digg) Looks like the ambitious and hardworking folks behind Rethink Digg have their work cut out for them. On Friday, the team–which is tasked with revamping the ailing social news site in just six weeks–released a survey to gather user feedback on the current and future status of...
Rethink Digg Survey Says: 92 Percent of Respondents Wouldn't Recommend Digg to a Friend

Amazon employees stage second one-day strike in Germany over pay and working conditions

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Amazon employees working at a distribution center in Leipzig, Germany are staging a second strike today over their wages and benefits packages. A representative for Ver.di, a multi-service trade union with 2.1 million members, told the Wall Street Journal that around 250 workers – or half of the morning shift – went...
Amazon employees stage second one-day strike in Germany over pay and working conditions

H-P Directors Re-Elected

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H-P's board chairman and two outside directors narrowly survived a re-election challenge, a rebuke reflecting shareholder dissatisfaction with a controversial acquisition....
H-P Directors Re-Elected
Yahoo’s Mobile Sales Head Joins Ad Startup Drawbridge

Judge complains of too many patents in Apple case against Motorola

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Circuit Judge Posner has expressed dissatisfaction with the number of patents Apple is arguing against Motorola, asking the company to "winnow" its claims....
Judge complains of too many patents in Apple case against Motorola

Google to employees: 'Mac or Linux, but no more Windows'

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Filed under: SecurityWe first heard rumors of this policy change a couple of months ago, but now it's made the papers: the Financial Times is reporting that Google is phasing out the use of Windows internally, as employees are migrated to either Linux or Mac OS X on machine turnovers...
Google to employees: 'Mac or Linux, but no more Windows'

Motorola ad slams Apple's iOS 6 Maps as 'iLost'

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Google-owned Motorola Mobility is attempting to capitalize on dissatisfaction with Apple's new iOS 6 Maps with an advertisement pushing the phrase "iLost" on Twitter....
Motorola ad slams Apple's iOS 6 Maps as 'iLost'
'I Never Wanted To Be An Enterpreneur' Says Jack Dorsey

Report: poor battery life in 4G smartphones makes for unhappy customers

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The lackluster battery life of 4G-capable phones is dragging them down in consumer ratings, according to data collected by J.D. Power and Associates. The company noted dissatisfaction with battery life "greatly impacted" customers' satisfaction with their smartphones. Because of that, owners of first-generation 4G smartphones are some of the...
Report: poor battery life in 4G smartphones makes for unhappy customers

Survey: iOS 6 Leads To Decrease In Device Satisfaction Among iPhone Users

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Apple’s iOS 6 doesn’t appear to be doing the company any favors when it comes to user satisfaction, according to a new poll conducted by mobile customer research firm On Device. The survey of just under 16,000 iPhone owners in the U.S. found that compared to iOS 5, those with...
Survey: iOS 6 Leads To Decrease In Device Satisfaction Among iPhone Users

Facebook backlash sees small businesses following suit

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Medium isn't the first outlet to express a growing dissatisfaction with Facebook, but it is one of the more eloquent ones. In a lengthy monograph on the subject published this week, writer Jeswin opined on its increasing irrelevance to his life, calling the bulk of his news feed "absolutely...
Facebook backlash sees small businesses following suit

Anonymous, LulzSec spawn hacker crew offshoots

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With names like "LulzSec Reborn," "MalSec," and "SpexSec," hacking groups are cropping up in the wake of LulzSec arrests and Anonymous dissatisfaction. [Read more]...
Anonymous, LulzSec spawn hacker crew offshoots

Here's What Larry Page Would Say If You Plugged In A Time Machine You Built For Google (GOOG)

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Wired has a big interview with Google CEO Larry Page. You should definitely read the whole thing. One of our favorite bits in the story is this description of what it's like working for Page: Of course, it can be challenging working for a boss whose dominant trait is dissatisfaction...
Here's What Larry Page Would Say If You Plugged In A Time Machine You Built For Google (GOOG)

Acer delays Windows RT tablet launch to gauge Surface

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Acer has announced a delay in the launch of tablets running Microsoft's Windows RT operating system, giving the Taiwanese space to assess the impact of Microsoft's Surface RT tablet. Acer has previously expressed dissatisfaction with Microsoft's entering the hardware sector, and now the company will delay its Windows RT devices...
Acer delays Windows RT tablet launch to gauge Surface

Valve is "jumping in" to the computer hardware market

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Valve Software has just revealed a bit more about its apparent intention to jump from gaming software to computer hardware: a job posting for an industrial designer noticed by CVG states that the company is "frustrated by the lack of innovation in the computer hardware space" and that Valve is...
Valve is "jumping in" to the computer hardware market

Microsoft Redesigns Bing And Makes It Look EXACTLY Like Google, Just A Little Less Busy (GOOG, MSFT)

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Microsoft is rolling out a simpler design for Bing search results and now it looks exactly like Google. The idea is to take advantage of alleged user dissatisfaction with Google which is getting more and more cluttered, says Josh Constine at TechCrunch, who first reported on the change. This is...
Microsoft Redesigns Bing And Makes It Look EXACTLY Like Google, Just A Little Less Busy (GOOG, MSFT)
State of the media: The cracks are still widening, but some light is also getting in

To see the value of social media, watch what happened in Turkey when the regular media failed

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There’s been a lot written over the past few months about how unreliable social media can be when it comes to chaotic real-time news events like the Boston bombings, and how it perpetuates untruths and misinformation. But the flip-side of this equation becomes clear when you see what has been...
To see the value of social media, watch what happened in Turkey when the regular media failed

Should you be tweeting at gigs? Jack White and Bruce Dickinson think not ...

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Live performances are more fun if you're actually paying attentionIf you've attended a Jack White show this year, you might have seen a very modern sign. Jack White does not want you to use social media at his shows. He's unequivocal about this. Signs at the gig tell you that...
Should you be tweeting at gigs? Jack White and Bruce Dickinson think not ...

Apple sends out reminder to developers that Mac apps must be sandboxed by June 1st

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Apple has sent out an email to members of its Mac developer program reminding them that the deadline to implement sandboxing in their apps is still June 1st. As a reminder, the deadline for sandboxing your apps on the Mac App Store is June 1. We’ve made the process easier...
Apple sends out reminder to developers that Mac apps must be sandboxed by June 1st

Foxconn Denies Report Of Huge Strike At iPhone Plant

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BEIJING (AP) -- Foxconn Technology Group said Saturday that production at its central Chinese factory that makes Apple's iPhones was continuing without interruption, denying a labor watch group's report that thousands of workers at the plant had gone on strike. New York-based China Labor Watch had reported that 3,000 to...
Foxconn Denies Report Of Huge Strike At iPhone Plant
Apple Employees Are Sending Out Resumes To Work At Startups Like Never Before (AAPL)
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