TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Taiwan-based company that supplies metal casings for Apple’s Inc.’s MacBook series of laptops says it is shutting down some operations at its factory complex in eastern China following complaints of bad odors by residents. Catcher Technology Chairman Hung Shui-shu told reporters late Monday that Chinese authorities had ordered the company...
I am rather late in writing on the $35 tablet computer but that was a deliberate decision. I didn’t think there was anything positive to write about Aakash, claimed to be the “cheapest” touch-screen tablet PC in the world. The Indian government, which commissioned the tablet’s development and manufacture, should have learnt from the performance...
The death of Apple’s co-founder Steve Jobs has garnered the highest number of tweets per second, with a record of 10,000 tweets per second, and a total of 2.5 million tweets. The news about the former CEO gained 13,284 blog posts, 25,704 message board posts, and 30,905 news mentions—in part, symbolizing how many lives he’s...
What did Steve Jobs think of India? What we know is little – a patchwork of assorted quotes from media interviews or biographers. It would be interesting to see if Walter Isaacson’s biography of the tech and business visionary, due in November, will shed any more light. While we wait on it, here are a...
It was 7.45am this morning, and I went about my morning routine at work. My coffee turned cold. I reached out for my iPhone, checking texts messages until my news feed popped up: Steve Jobs had passed away at 56. I tried to gather my emotions. I was overwhelmed by sadness. As if a close...
Indonesia arrests 4 Turks with suspected Islamic State ties
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Chinese protesters march against trash incinerator
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About 100 rescued from sunken Philippine ferry
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Italian marine facing trial in India returns home for medical treatment
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