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A group of protesters from SACOM (Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour) demonstrate outside the Foxconn annual general meeting in Hong Kong.

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A group of protesters from SACOM (Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour) demonstrate outside the Foxconn annual general meeting in Hong Kong.

Apple’s Labor Report Card, Not Yet Released, Already Doomed to Fail

Apple's latest round of inspections at Foxconn and other partners won't make anyone happy. We can predict the conclusion: things are better than some claim, yet more can be done. All sides involved will use this for their own ends.

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Lookout examined geographic data for some 9 million smartphones it helped locate last year.

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Lookout examined geographic data for some 9 million smartphones it helped locate last year.

Lose Your Smartphone? Check McDonald’s. Or the Dojo.

Where you lose your smartphone, it turns out, says a lot about where you live. If you lose a phone in San Francisco, you were probably at a coffee shop. Misplace it in London? Try the pub. In Brussels, call...

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A large flock of starlings fly over a park at sunset seaking an area to land for the evening, in Algiers.

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A large flock of starlings fly over a park at sunset seaking an area to land for the evening, in Algiers.

#HappyBday2Us: Twitter Turns 6, Has 140 Million Active Users

Twitter, the microblogging service that lets users send out messages up to 140 characters long, now has — you guessed it — more than 140 million active tweeters.  That’s up about 40 percent since September, a growth spurt fueled by...

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Thermal images of the iPad 2, left, and new iPad show the difference in heat.

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Thermal images of the iPad 2, left, and new iPad show the difference in heat.

Consumer Reports Gets Torched Over iPad Temperature Test

Consumer Reports wasn’t the first publication to draw attention to the fact that Apple’s new (don’t call me No. 3) iPad can get a 116-degree fever when running graphic-intensive tasks. But that hasn’t stopped the 76-year-old magazine from taking the...

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Larry Ellison, chief executive officer of Oracle Corp.

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Larry Ellison, chief executive officer of Oracle Corp.

Old Rivalries Die Hard: Oracle’s Ellison Takes Fresh Shot at SAP

Larry Ellison has made Hewlett-Packard its No. 1 enemy the last couple of years. But a brewing battle in software had Oracle’s CEO taking shots at his old SAP rival Hasso Plattner today. During Oracle’s quarterly conference call with Wall Street...

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Facebook and Twitter are mostly an additional way to get news, not a replacement, Pew said.

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Facebook and Twitter are mostly an additional way to get news, not a replacement, Pew said.

Facebook, Twitter: Not Hubs for News Traffic, Report Says

While Facebook and Twitter may eat up our social time online, they’re not pushing us to news sites like other services. Just 9 percent of Americans “very often” follow news recommendations from the two online social services, according to Pew Research...

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