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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

Microsoft lashes out at FTC's 'weak and unusual' antitrust investigation of Google

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Microsoft has lashed out at the FTC’s antitrust probe of Google’s business calling the investigation “a missed opportunity” that will see ”serious competition law concerns remain” in the search and mobile industries thanks to the FTC’s “weak” resolution. In a lengthy blog post (spotted by The Verge), Vice President and Deputy General Counsel Dave Heiner points to a...
Microsoft lashes out at FTC's 'weak and unusual' antitrust investigation of Google

Apple 'iPad mini' to be Wi-Fi only, report says

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Coming on the heels of a rumored production stoppage of cases designed for Apple's rumored 7.85-inch tablet, a separate report from the UK claims the so-called "iPad mini" will ship without cellular data capabilites....
Apple 'iPad mini' to be Wi-Fi only, report says

South Korean court rules Apple, Samsung guilty of patent infringement

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In what could be a harbinger of the U.S. Apple v. Samsung trial, a South Korean court on Friday found both companies were guilty of infringing on each others' patents, ordering a stoppage of sales as well as small damages....
South Korean court rules Apple, Samsung guilty of patent infringement

German court sets dates for Apple patent suits against Samsung, Motorola

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A German court on Friday set the dates for two Apple lawsuits being leveled against Samsung and Motorola for alleged infringement of a multitouch patent that could result in a sales stoppage of handsets running the latest versions of Google's Android operating system....
German court sets dates for Apple patent suits against Samsung, Motorola

Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal and rain to reach Indian Wells final

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• Swiss triumphs 6-3, 6-4 and plays John Isner in final• American downs world No1 Novak Djokovic in three setsRoger Federer beat great rival Rafael Nadal – and the rain – to book his place in the final of the BNP Paribas Open against John Isner.The Swiss world No3 was...
Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal and rain to reach Indian Wells final

Syria's Internet Is Down for the Second Time This Month

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The Internet is down in Syria again. Reports are coming in from various organizations that monitor that country showing that traffic to its networks has once again fallen to zero. This would be the second time in as many weeks that Syria’s Internet connections have been cut off, and the...
Syria's Internet Is Down for the Second Time This Month

Google comes out all but in the clear as the FTC ends its antitrust investigation into its search practices

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Today the FTC announced that it has concluded its antitrust investigations into Google’s search practices, concluding that there was no foul play in how the company ranked its own content. To quote the agency’s briefing: “We closed this investigation finding the evidence does not support a claim that Google’s prominent display of...
Google comes out all but in the clear as the FTC ends its antitrust investigation into its search practices

Foxconn Plant Back To Normal After Stoppage, Claims Production Not Affected

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Order has been resumed at Foxconn's Taiyuen factory in China, after it was closed by rioting workers. The BBC is saying that the firm, which manufactures devices for several tech companies, is claiming that its output will not be affected by the 24-hour stoppage. The same report pours scorn on...
Foxconn Plant Back To Normal After Stoppage, Claims Production Not Affected

Peek quietly stops 'lifetime' service for messager gear

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Despite at one time offering a $300 lifetime subscription deal for its Peek Twitter and text messaging handhelds, users reported that their service was cut abruptly on January 30. Some did receive e-mails warning them of the stoppage, and Peek CEO Amol Sarva confirmed service for the devices has ended....
Peek quietly stops 'lifetime' service for messager gear
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 production reportedly stopped to add quad-core processor

iPhone 4S sales resume online in China, shipments by March 2

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Apple's newest handset returns to the company's Chinese online store following a brief stoppage of sales due to overwhelming demand that led to scalpers and violence, though wait times for orders can range from overnight to weeks....
iPhone 4S sales resume online in China, shipments by March 2

I love not driving, and instinct tells me I'm a safer man for it

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I'm pleased that society is tackling sexism by starting with the things that unfairly benefit women, like car insuranceAt last I can learn to drive. The inherent sexism of the car insurance system has been removed. Finally there's a non-discriminatory marketplace in which I can assert my timid and cautious...
I love not driving, and instinct tells me I'm a safer man for it

Foxconn Confirms Two Disputes Between Employees

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TAIPEI—Foxconn Technology Group, the parent of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., a major Apple Inc. supplier, said Saturday two disputes between employees occurred at one of its China manufacturing plants this month. The Taiwanese firm said it has taken steps to address the disputes that took place on Oct. 1-2,...
Foxconn Confirms Two Disputes Between Employees
Foxconn confirms employee disputes at one of its China factories

Taiwan Earthquake Disrupts Production At Some Tech Firms

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A magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Taiwan is causing some minor production issues at some technology companies on the island, Bloomberg reports. The quake hit about 35 miles from Kaoshiung, a city of 1.5 million people in the southern part of the country, shutting schools, injuring 64 people, disrupting train service,...
Taiwan Earthquake Disrupts Production At Some Tech Firms
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