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  • News: Apple called out for omitting factory workers from cash pile

    A watchdog group issued a renewed call for Apple to address what this group considers poor working conditions for factory workers in China, criticizing the company for not assigning any of its US$98 billion cash pile to address the issues.

  • News: Nokia lashes out at Apple's royalty-free nano-SIM

    Apple's royalty-free nano-SIM is an empty promise, because the company doesn't have any essential patents related to its nano-SIM proposal, a Nokia spokesman said on Monday.

  • News: iOS apps that access UDIDs 'blocked by Apple'

    Apple is rejecting apps that access the UDID (unique device identifier) codes of iOS devices, according to developers.

  • News: Angry Birds Space Hits 10 Million Downloads In Less Than 3 Days

    Fans of Angry Birds Space downloaded the game 10 million times in less than three days after launching Thursday for Android, iOS, Mac and Windows, Game maker Rovio said Monday. Angry Birds Space is the fourth version of the popular mobile slingshot game and the first new game since Rovio introduced Angry Birds Rio in March 2011. Pricing for Angry Birds Space ranges from $0.99 for iOS and a new ad-free version for Android up to $6 for Windows PCs.

  • News: Apple Offers Olive Branch in Battle Over Nano-SIM Standard

    There is a vote looming for ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) related to the nano-SIM cards that will drive the next generation of mobile devices. There is also a heated battle--between Apple on one side, and a coalition of Motorola, RIM, and Nokia on the other side--over what that standard will be. Apple is pushing hard for its technology, and it is reportedly making a peace offering it hopes will sway the opposition and win votes.

  • News: Apple to offer its nano-SIM patents royalty-free

    The battle over next-generation nano-SIM card technology intensified after Apple sent a letter to the director general of standards organization ETSI, saying its proposal will be royalty-free, according to a report.

  • News: GAME slips into administration

    GAME Group has gone into administration after failing to find a buyer.

  • News: Sony to launch PlayStation 3 photo suite this week, to link with cloud service

    Sony said Monday it will sell new photo editing software for the PlayStation 3 this week, as it prepares for the global launch of its cloud-based photo service.

  • News: Microsoft, Nokia will spend $24 million on university program to boost app development

    Microsoft and Nokia will invest up to €18 million (US$24 million) in a new mobile application development program at Finland's Aalto University during the next three years, with the goal of helping create applications for Windows Phone, the two companies said on Monday.

  • News: Phones become electronic wallets

    In a recent pilot project, about 30 regular guests at a Clarion Hotel in Stockholm were given smartphones enabled with Near Field Communication technology, enabling them to bypass the check-in counter and access their rooms by tapping their phones on an NFC reader, which replaced the typical card-swipe door lock.

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: Fortune and glory

    The third-generation iPad is still front-and-center in the minds of accessory manufacturers, but that doesn't mean those of us with older iPads must take a back seat. In fact, several of the cases and bags covered this week will even work with Apple's first-generation iPad.

  • News: Remains of the Day: See you, raise you

    Soon, you may not be able to see the pixels on your MacBook display--but you may see iPads all over Dutch schools. And it'll probably be a while before you see Apple's stock trading that low again. The remainders for Friday, March 23, 2012 have to be seen to be believed.

  • News: RIM aims to increase Africa market share

    Research In Motion is banking on reduced prices for BlackBerrys and an increasing demand for affordable smartphones to increase its market share in Africa.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending March 23

    iPhone 5 rumors are taking on new ambitions: the phone that can bankrupt Sprint, for example.

  • News: As navigation looks indoors, new uses appear

    The maps on smartphones and tablets soon may extend into buildings, but consumers and service providers won't use indoor maps the same as outdoor, participants in the location-based services business said on Wednesday.

  • News: Stormfront's Truro store to open again after refit

    Apple Premium Reseller Stormfront will open up its new-look store in Truro on Saturday after giving it a complete refit.

  • News: Apple loses first round of appeal against Italian fine for unnecessary warranties

    A Rome court has upheld a €900,000 (US$1.2 million) fine imposed on Apple last December by Italy's Antitrust Authority for circumventing consumer protection laws, Italian media reported Friday.

  • News: The Week in iPhone Cases: One-hour photo

    Our weekly roundup of iPhone cases has been on a brief hiatus as we welcomed the arrival of the third-generation iPad, but we haven't forgotten about the other side of Apple's mobile business. In fact, our staff has been busily squirrelling away manufacturer announcements over the past few weeks, and we’re here with the latest, hot off the presses.

  • News: LTE phone shipments to increase tenfold in 2012, analysts say

    LTE phone shipments will grow tenfold to reach 67 million units in 2012, making it a breakout year for the 4G technology, Strategy Analytics said on Friday.

  • News: Eight tips for iOS's Maps app

    When it comes to getting from Point A to Point B, the Maps app that comes with your iOS device can keep you heading in the right direction. From telling you where you are to showing you where to go, Maps is an incredibly full-featured offering, especially for a built-in app.

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