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Best Tech Events This Week (UnCubed, Publishing Hackathon, NYC BigApps, Fashion 2.0, NJ Tech Meetup, Entrepreneurs Roundtable)

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com. Last week...
Best Tech Events This Week (UnCubed, Publishing Hackathon, NYC BigApps, Fashion 2.0, NJ Tech Meetup, Entrepreneurs Roundtable)

Watch the journalist who busted Mike Daisey report from Foxconn’s iPad factory

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Mike Daisey Here’s what journalism actually looks like. Hats off to Marketplace Shanghai Bureau Chief Rob Schmitz who follows up his truth-squadding of playwright Mike Daisey’s play, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, with this first-hand account of life at the massive Foxconn manufacturing center in China. According to...
Watch the journalist who busted Mike Daisey report from Foxconn’s iPad factory
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Huawei and ZTE speak out after US government report labels them unsafe

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Chinese telecommunications equipment makers Huawei and ZTE are in full damage control mode after a controversial report from a US congressional intelligence committee recommended that companies and government departments avoid doing business with them due to national security concerns. Huawei Huawei, the world’s number two maker of telecom equipment and...
Huawei and ZTE speak out after US government report labels them unsafe

CHINESE TECH GIANT FIRES BACK: US Report Is Based On Rumors And Intended To Restrict Competition

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Earlier today the House Intelligence Committee issued a report warning U.S. companies to avoid doing business with two top Chinese tech firms  Huawei Technologies Ltd. and ZTE Corp. The report specifically asked U.S. government contractors to exclude Huawei or ZTE equipment or component parts. Huawei meanwhile issued a statement saying...
CHINESE TECH GIANT FIRES BACK: US Report Is Based On Rumors And Intended To Restrict Competition

Not to be outdone by Foxconn, Samsung too is considering a factory in Indonesia

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Samsung is following in the footsteps of Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn, after an executive from the Korean electronics giant revealed it is considering plans to build a mobile manufacturing center in Indonesia. Lee Kanh Hyung, who heads up the mobile maker’s business in Indonesia, confirmed to Dow Jones that the company is...
Not to be outdone by Foxconn, Samsung too is considering a factory in Indonesia

Setting The Stage For Detroit's Renaissance: Music, Automotive, And Manufacturing

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Detroit used to be the fourth most populous city in the United States. As of 2010, with a population of around 750,000, it ranks 18th. It’s not news that the economy of the city, largely reliant on the automotive industry, has deteriorated significantly. On our Northern Meetup tour, this...
Setting The Stage For Detroit's Renaissance: Music, Automotive, And Manufacturing

Nokia set to open its first manufacturing center in Vietnam on April 23

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Nokia is awaiting the final permits before it begins the construction of its first manufacturing plant in Vietnam, which is scheduled to open April 23, according to Vietnamese news site BaoMoi. The Finnish firm already has a memorandum of understanding over the site but it is waiting on the required...
Nokia set to open its first manufacturing center in Vietnam on April 23

Tell The Truth But Tell It Slant: There Are Still Major Worker Issues In China, Just Not Where Daisey Looked

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In the hullabaloo over Mike Daisey lying about meeting injured workers, the spotlight turned from actual employment problems in Asia onto the face of the orotund and penitent former colonialist. Now that the news cycle has passed, we’re no longer interested in the topic of Chinese manufacturing and, judging by the...
Tell The Truth But Tell It Slant: There Are Still Major Worker Issues In China, Just Not Where Daisey Looked
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