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Foxconn Denies Strike At iPhone 5 Plant -- But Says Apple Asked It To Improve Quality Control

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Electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn has denied earlier reports that thousands of workers went on strike on Friday at a plant that assembles Apple’s latest iPhone — reportedly causing production of the device to be “paralysed”. Today Foxconn said no such strike took place and claimed production of the iPhone 5...
Foxconn Denies Strike At iPhone 5 Plant -- But Says Apple Asked It To Improve Quality Control

Should Entrepreneurs Have Their Own National Holiday? Why Not?

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In the recent months, entrepreneurship has been a hot topic in Washington. From the proposed Startup Visa, to Senator Dodd's financial reform strategies and even to the overall need for more job creation - many agree that entrepreneurship will play a large role in turning this country's economic woes around....
Should Entrepreneurs Have Their Own National Holiday? Why Not?

Announcing the finalists of The Next Web Paypal X Startup Rally 2010

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The Next Web Conference is in two weeks and over a thousand attendees from all over the world that share a passion for the mobile and Internet scene will attend. For 3 days, and right before the famous Dutch national holiday Queensday, Amsterdam is the place to be for people...
Announcing the finalists of The Next Web Paypal X Startup Rally 2010

Twitter's Having Connectivity Issues, But The Fail Whale Is Nowhere To Be Found

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With a lot of people in the United States off for the national holiday, Twitter appears to be buckling under the pressure. Right now, the service is experiencing issues, including the inability to connect to any of its official apps. Sadly, when the service goes down like this, there isn’t...
Twitter's Having Connectivity Issues, But The Fail Whale Is Nowhere To Be Found

Foxconn denies strike, says iPhone 5 production is on track

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Foxconn, Apple's giant Taiwanese manufacturing partner, denies reports that workers at one of its Chinese factories went on strike Friday and says the only disturbances happened earlier in the week but were squelched right away. The labor rights group that reported a strike says issues are not resolved, however....
Foxconn denies strike, says iPhone 5 production is on track

How Big Is The FB IPO? It’s So Big I Just Hit Inbox Zero

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Why is there nothing but Facebook IPO news today, you (Facebook haters) may be asking? Well, outside of the obvious – people are obsessed, this is a historic event, it’s the biggest tech IPO over, etc., etc. – there’s another reason why all the news outlets are publishing Facebook this...
How Big Is The FB IPO? It’s So Big I Just Hit Inbox Zero

Aerial Stunt Protests Google's Relationship With Evil Lobbyist

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At noon Pacific on Monday, an airplane will approach Google's headquarters in Mountain View. But it's not a skydiving product demo this time. It's towing a banner for a campaign to convince Google to quit the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over its record on climate change denial, Internet censorship, and...
Aerial Stunt Protests Google's Relationship With Evil Lobbyist

Morning, Sunshine! Did Your Muted iPhone Notifications Let You Sleep Late?

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“Siri, why did you let me sleep late?” Another year, another iOS problem dealing with the new year. Some users are reporting that  ”Do Not Disturb,” which lets you mute calls and other notifications during specific times (i.e., while you sleep), is not shutting off at the preset time on their...
Morning, Sunshine! Did Your Muted iPhone Notifications Let You Sleep Late?

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Talks Growth, Clones, and why Groupon isn’t a Coupon Site

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By just about any measure, Chicago based collective buying service Groupon is killing it.Just 17 months after launch, they are in 50 cities.  They have 3M subscribers and have sold 2.7M Groupons (deals).  They have raised $30M in funding from Accel.  Before taking funding, they were profitable in just six...
Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Talks Growth, Clones, and why Groupon isn’t a Coupon Site
Leaked S Voice app working again on non-Samsung phones

[image: amazon]And we're off! Even though the Nokia Lumia 900

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And we’re off! Even though the Nokia Lumia 900 launched yesterday and was largely unavailable thanks to the Easter Bunny, the phone quickly skyrocketed to the top of Amazon’s best sellers list. The phone hovered around the 5th spot yesterday but jumped to the first and second spot today with...
[image: amazon]And we're off! Even though the Nokia Lumia 900

Foxconn factory workers strike, stall iPhone 5 production

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Thousands of workers went on strike at a Foxconn factory in China on Friday, bringing some iPhone 5 production lines to a halt, a labor rights group said. The strike at Foxconn's Zhengzhou factory began at 1 p.m. local time and involved 3000 to 4000 workers, according to New...
Foxconn factory workers strike, stall iPhone 5 production

The Superbowl, According to FourSquare

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In case you hadnt’ heard, the Super Bowl was yesterday. As a country, whether or not we cared who was playing, or even know the rules, we gather en masse to watch football, drink cheap beer and eat things covered in cheese — not necessarily in that order. It’s part...
The Superbowl, According to FourSquare

Worker commits suicide at Apple supplier Foxlink, report says

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A Chinese man reportedly killed himself last month in response to treatment from his employer, Foxlink -- a firm that supplies components to Apple. According to a report from the IDG News Service, He Cheng jumped to his death from the sixth floor of a company building on Sept. 29,...
Worker commits suicide at Apple supplier Foxlink, report says

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

Disney Wants Trademark On Dia De Los Muertos To Sell You Fruit Snacks

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So, hey, remember that one time that Disney thought it'd be a pretty sweet idea to celebrate the death of Osama bin Laden by applying for trademarks on Seal Team 6's name so they could apparently sell snow globes? Pretty much everyone who came across the story dropped a verbal...
Disney Wants Trademark On Dia De Los Muertos To Sell You Fruit Snacks
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