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Video: The Foxconn riot

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A plant that reportedly made parts for Apple's iPhone 5 is closed after 40 are injured http://youtu.be/YUNptLamFSM FORTUNE -- The footage posted late Sunday local time on China's YouKu video hosting service (and picked up on YouTube) shows a scene that will be familiar to anyone who lived through the...
Video: The Foxconn riot

Google is back online in China after blocking

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Access to Google services in China appeared to return Saturday morning after they were blocked briefly as the country prepares to appoint new leadership. The blocking appeared to last for about 12 hours, with Internet traffic resuming to the sites after 6 a.m. local time, according to Google's Transparency...
Google is back online in China after blocking

T-Mobile Hopes Trade-In Offer Will Lure iPhone Customers From Rivals

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As it prepares to begin selling the iPhone 5 on Friday, T-Mobile is starting an aggressive program encouraging iPhone owners from other carriers to switch to T-Mo. T-Mobile will offer a variety of discounts for those who trade in an iPhone 4, iPhone 4S or iPhone 5. The discounts come...
T-Mobile Hopes Trade-In Offer Will Lure iPhone Customers From Rivals

Soyuz brings three station fliers home after 127 days aloft

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Landing in pre-dawn darkness, three returning station fliers closed out a four-month stay aboard the International Space Station with a landing in Kazakstan early Monday local time. [Read more]...
Soyuz brings three station fliers home after 127 days aloft

The pragmatic approach to the copyrightability of API packages: case-by-case analysis

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The first major decision in Oracle v. Google will relate to the copyrightability of the 37 API packages Oracle is asserting (alongside other intellectual property). Absent a genuine factual dispute, this will be decided as a matter of law by Judge William Alsup. A decision could come down very soon....
The pragmatic approach to the copyrightability of API packages: case-by-case analysis

South Korea Investigates Cyber Attack

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South Korean police are investigating one of the country’s biggest Internet shutdowns for evidence of a North Korean cyber attack, after simultaneous outages Wednesday paralyzed computer systems at major television networks and banks for several hours. Servers at three TV stations, a number of commercial banks, including Shinhan Bank and...
South Korea Investigates Cyber Attack
Samsung being investigated for 'coverup' in overnight fatality at semiconductor plant

Apple on iPhone 5 Demand: "We've Been Completely Blown Away"

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Late-sleeping early adopters may be unhappy to hear that pre-order inventory of its new iPhone 5 has been depleted, but Apple’s pretty happy with the level of demand it’s seeing. “Pre-orders for iPhone 5 have been incredible,” Apple spokeswoman Nat Kerris told AllThingsD. “We’ve been completely blown away by the...
Apple on iPhone 5 Demand: "We've Been Completely Blown Away"
Watch what Apple's OS update did to one network's traffic

Oracle and Google comment on (copyright-related) draft jury instructions and verdict form

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On Thursday afternoon, Judge William Alsup filed his "proposed charge to the jury": draft jury instructions and a draft special verdict form for the current, copyright-focused, trial phase. This (Friday) afternoon, he will discuss these documents with the parties' lawyers, who already identified their priority issues in filings made at...
Oracle and Google comment on (copyright-related) draft jury instructions and verdict form
New York paper pulls map of registered handgun owners in wake of new weapons law
BlackBerry Z10 available on January 30th in the UK

Twitter Blocked By Pakistan's Censors On Blasphemy Grounds

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News updates all day from your Fast Company editors.Yesterday the telecoms authorities in Pakistan ordered a nationwide blocking of the entirety of Twitter, at the instruction of the country's Ministry of Information. Twitter was accused of linking to a competition on Facebook that involved posting images of the prophet Muhammed--an act...
Twitter Blocked By Pakistan's Censors On Blasphemy Grounds

HotelTonight Brings Last-Minute Hotel Bookings To Android Tablets

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HotelTonight, the startup that lets users make same-day reservations at nearby hotels, just launched a version of its app that’s optimized for Android tablets. When they’re thinking about tablets, startups are usually focused on the iPad, and indeed, HotelTonight launched its iPad app nearly a year ago. However, HotelTonight said...
HotelTonight Brings Last-Minute Hotel Bookings To Android Tablets

Apple, carrier stores open at 8AM on September 21st for iPhone 5 sales, early pre-order tallies are 'incredible'

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Apple regularly likes to kickstart major launches with early retail openings, and it's just confirmed that the natural order of things is intact: both its own stores as well as those for AT&T, Sprint and Verizon will open at 8AM local time on September 21st to take iPhone 5...
Apple, carrier stores open at 8AM on September 21st for iPhone 5 sales, early pre-order tallies are 'incredible'

Apple to open retail store in Shenzhen, China on November 3rd

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Shenzhen made a name for itself as the city that manufactures the world’s electronics, including many of Apple’s devices, but residents will now have a chance to buy Apple’s goods directly from the source when the company opens its first retail store there on Saturday. Chinese media noticed on Monday...
Apple to open retail store in Shenzhen, China on November 3rd

Apple-Motorola jury trial in Chicago canceled, but the lawsuit isn't over yet

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A news agency just reported that next week's Apple v. Motorola trial in Chicago "was canceled by a federal judge who rejected damage arguments by both sides". I have been following this case closely and previously reported on the possibility of a cancelation. I have done some research on what...
Apple-Motorola jury trial in Chicago canceled, but the lawsuit isn't over yet
GE celebrates #PiDay by giving out 314 pies at 1:59
Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich update on SK Telecom planned for tomorrow

More details on Walmart iPhone 5 preorders emerge

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New information on Walmart's iPhone 5 preorder plans has emerged, 9to5Mac reports. Leaked documents show that while the company originally advertised preorders starting at 8AM local time today, that timing has been pushed up until whenever each store gets the necessary reservation cards delivered. Each card costs $25, which counts...
More details on Walmart iPhone 5 preorders emerge
Dozens injured, 20 arrested when massive riot erupts at Foxconn plant [video]

Live from Microsoft's mystery press conference in Los Angeles!

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When Microsoft calls a last-minute press conference to make a "major" announcement, there's only one sensible thing to do: pack your bags, fly to Los Angeles and get ready to hear what Ballmer & Co. have to say. With no hints whatsoever (not even a cheekily worded invitation!), we've...
Live from Microsoft's mystery press conference in Los Angeles!

'Covered up' Samsung plant accident kills one, injures four

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Korean news agencies are reporting that electronics giant Samsung is covering up a hydrogen fluoride tank gas leak that killed one worker, and hospitalized four in a South Korean plinth. The incident began last night at 11PM local time, when a large tank of hydrofluoric acid started leaking. Initially stopped...
'Covered up' Samsung plant accident kills one, injures four
HotelTonight releases an iPad app for same-day hotel bookings
Live from Microsoft’s Windows 8 press conference at MWC!
Dragon spacecraft makes perfect splashdown

Join us for Huawei's Mobile World Congress 2012 liveblog at 9:30am EST

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We've had our day to get over our jetlag after touching down in Barcelona, and now we're ready to get the liveblogs rolling. Kicking things off is Huawei, purveyor of underrated winners like the Honor and MediaPad. On deck today (at 9:30am EST, 3:30pm local time), we have an...
Join us for Huawei's Mobile World Congress 2012 liveblog at 9:30am EST

Palo Alto Plane Crash Takes Out Power at Facebook

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Facebook is currently suffering from a power outage at its Palo Alto home office, and the outage appears to be linked to a small but fatal plane crash that occurred earlier this morning.Per local news outlets, a twin-engine Cessna with three people on board crashed into transmission lines 377...
Palo Alto Plane Crash Takes Out Power at Facebook
We’ll be reporting live from Microsoft’s Windows 8 press conference tomorrow morning

Worried about the end of the world? TNW built an app to help you track the fall of humanity

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It’s hack day at TNW’s Amsterdam headquarters, and our lovely team has put together a neat little application for tracking the coming end of the world. Sadly, Douglas Adams and his famed restaurant appear to not be real after all. Called ‘IsEveryoneAlive,’ the app tracks tweets from around the world,...
Worried about the end of the world? TNW built an app to help you track the fall of humanity
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