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Apple iPad plant is ‘way, way above average’ says inspector

tech.fortune.cnn.com
It’s not a pressure-cooker environment that is the problem, but boredom and alienation Foxconn workers. Source: Everything iCafe “The facilities are first-class; the physical conditions are way, way above average of the norm.” That’s Auret van Heerden, president of the Fair Labor Association, speaking to Reuters after an initial visit to...
Apple iPad plant is ‘way, way above average’ says inspector

Facebook resurrects old posts on Timeline, panic ensues

news.cnet.com
A French newspaper reports users seeing private messages show up on their Timelines, and sparks privacy concerns. Facebook said what users are seeing are public posts that have been rounded up by year. [Read more]...
Facebook resurrects old posts on Timeline, panic ensues

US intelligence chief defends surveillance programs

www.pcworld.com
The U.S. government said late Thursday that it is authorized to collect intelligence information of non-U.S. persons located outside the country, in the wake of news reports on the government's surveillance programs.The two newspaper reports refer to the collection of communications under section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance...
US intelligence chief defends surveillance programs
Apple’s next iPhone to launch in October according to Foxconn exec

Uncomfortable in our skin: the body-image report

www.guardian.co.uk
More of us than ever hate the way that we look. It's making us anxious, unhealthy and disempowered. A special report on the pressures distorting the way we think and feelOutside, on a warm morning in March, students at the University of the West of England are shading their faces with textbooks,...
Uncomfortable in our skin: the body-image report

Obamas in love: the most retweeted moment in history

www.guardian.co.uk
When Barack Obama tweeted an emotional image of him embracing his wife, Michelle, it offered proof that the US of Steve Jobs and the future had defeated that of Donald TrumpThe story of Barack Obama's re-election is the story of how real people, real voters, have expressed a relationship with...
Obamas in love: the most retweeted moment in history

Nokia factory in India is raided by officials over reported $542 million in unpaid taxes

thenextweb.com
Nokia is at the center of a tax scandal in India after authorities reportedly raided the mobile phone-maker’s operations in Chennai over claims that it owes $540 million in unpaid taxes. According to the Economic Times, 20 officials arrived at the company’s plant at Sriperumbudur around midday local time (07:00 GMT)...
Nokia factory in India is raided by officials over reported $542 million in unpaid taxes

U.S., U.K. firms selling spy gear to repressive regimes, says report

news.cnet.com
The U.K.'s Guardian newspaper reports that a privacy group is raising the alarm about exports of surveillance equipment. [Read more]...
U.S., U.K. firms selling spy gear to repressive regimes, says report

Google cookies 'bypassed Safari'

www.bbc.co.uk
Newspaper reports say Google bypassed privacy protections on the Safari web browser....
Google cookies 'bypassed Safari'

Amazon prepares Kindle Touch for April launch in Japan?

www.engadget.com
According to one of Japan's big dailies, The Nikkei, Amazon will attempt to brave the tricky e-reader waters of Japan, aiming to launch its Kindle Touch as the flagship device in April. The newspaper reports that the device will land for less than 20,000 yen ($260), teaming up with...
Amazon prepares Kindle Touch for April launch in Japan?

Why Facebook Is Shorthand For Scandal

thenextweb.com
Yesterday, a number of publications (ourselves included) covered a story about a supposed link between Facebook use and youths contracting sexual transmitted diseases in certain parts of the UK.If you thought something about the story wasn’t quite right you’re not alone. We’re looking at a severe case of ‘media hype...
Why Facebook Is Shorthand For Scandal
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