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Google reportedly gearing up to launch its own, 12.85-inch Chrome OS touch notebook in Q1 2013

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According to news outlets in Asia, Google is set to follow its rivals and launch an own-brand Chrome OS-powered 12.85-inch touch notebook in the first quarter of 2013. Chinese Commercial Times reports (translated) that Taiwanese manufacturers Compal Electronics and Wintek have been tapped to handle OEM and touch panel production...
Google reportedly gearing up to launch its own, 12.85-inch Chrome OS touch notebook in Q1 2013

Samsung asks ITC for two-month delay of investigation of Ericsson's complaint

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The ITC currently has a rather ambitious target date for the investigation of Ericsson's late-November 2012 complaint against Samsung: April 8, 2014 (15 months after institution of the investigation). Samsung and the ITC staff had thought that more time was needed to resolve this large and complex case.Yesterday Samsung filed a...
Samsung asks ITC for two-month delay of investigation of Ericsson's complaint
iPhone 4 and 4S sales expected to stay hot in Q3 despite iPhone 5 launch

Wintek's sales plunge hints at Apple's switch to in-cell iPhone touch panels

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Touch panel maker Wintek on Tuesday announced that its June sales were down an unusually high 33.6 percent month over month, signaling that the company may have lost out on key orders for Apple's next-generation products, namely a new iPhone rumored to have in-cell touch panel technology....
Wintek's sales plunge hints at Apple's switch to in-cell iPhone touch panels
Some Apple factories still 'sweatshops,' says Chinese watchdog group
Google prepping Nexus 10 tablet, report claims

Amazon rumored adding at least 2 Kindle Fires, $169 base

www.electronista.com
Amazon's rumored Kindle Fire lineup expansion might get larger still based on an unusually specific rumor late Wednesday. There would be "at least two" new Kindle Fire models in 2012, Digitimes insisted, with as many as four depending on Amazon's ambitions. A 10.1-inch model was supposedly on track for July...
Amazon rumored adding at least 2 Kindle Fires, $169 base

Chinese Labor Activists Are Terrified That Foxconn Will Come Away Looking Good

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The Mike Daisey scandal is a nightmare for activists who are trying to draw attention to labor conditions at Foxconn. The Hong Kong-based group, Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour, released this statement listing the real atrocities at Foxconn: Apple and Foxconn are lying and calling the kettle black...
Chinese Labor Activists Are Terrified That Foxconn Will Come Away Looking Good

Injured iPhone workers to petition Apple at shareholder meeting

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Shareholder meetings in normal circumstances are rather boring affairs for those not interested in the nuances of corporate governance. But when Apple holds its annual meeting on Thursday, there will be issues besides election of board members and potential dividends on people’s minds. Two former iPhone factory workers in China,...
Injured iPhone workers to petition Apple at shareholder meeting

Slumping Sales at Apple Touch Panel Partner Wintek Interpreted as Sign of In-Cell Adoption

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Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White today issued a new research note highlighting a steep drop in sales at Wintek, Apple's long-time supply chain partner involved in production of display touch panels for iOS devices. According to the report, Wintek has experienced one of its steepest declines in shipments on...
Slumping Sales at Apple Touch Panel Partner Wintek Interpreted as Sign of In-Cell Adoption

Next-Generation iPhone to Use Thinner In-Cell Technology for Multi-Touch Display?

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Taiwan's Central News Agency reports on comments from DisplaySearch analyst David Hsieh, who believes that Apple is planning to use new "in-cell" display technology from Japanese manufacturers in the next-generation iPhone. The move would benefit suppliers such as Sony, Sharp, and Toshiba, which currently lead the industry in the technology.Compared...
Next-Generation iPhone to Use Thinner In-Cell Technology for Multi-Touch Display?
Google may launch 12.85-inch touchscreen Chromebook by the end of the year

Drop in Wintek sales may hint at next-gen iPhone design

www.electronista.com
A sharp fall in Wintek's June sales could signal that the company has lost out on orders for next-generation Apple products, specifically a new iPhone, says Topeka Capital Markets' Brian White. The analyst notes that on average, Wintek's June sales have grown 1 percent month-over-month. This year, though, they plummeted...
Drop in Wintek sales may hint at next-gen iPhone design
iPhone 5 to be thinner with in-cell touch panels, say rumors

Uh Oh? Analyst Says, 'Apple Touch Panel Supplier Reports a Very, Very Weak June' (AAPL)

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Here's an interesting note from Topeka Capital analyst Brian White. He says Wintek, which supplies touch screen panels for Apple, had a horrible June. Sales were down 34% on a month over month basis, which is one of the biggest drops in almost seven years. He warns that it may...
Uh Oh? Analyst Says, 'Apple Touch Panel Supplier Reports a Very, Very Weak June' (AAPL)
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