Archive for May 6th, 2011

Foxconn Brazil iPad deal facing barriers: reports (Reuters)

May 6, 2011
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn wants to begin assembling iPads in Brazil by July, but it is still seeking tax breaks and other government concessions as part of an investment plan that could be worth up to $12 billion, Brazilian media reported on Friday.
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Over-the-air iOS updates could begin Jobs’ “post-PC world” (Appolicious)

May 6, 2011
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Over-the-air iOS updates could begin Jobs’ “post-PC world” 
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The latest of the summertime iOS rumors is starting to pick up steam around the Internet, concerning iOS 5, the next version of the mobile operating system Apple (AAPL) uses to power its iPhones and iPads.
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Stocks rally as job growth surprises Wall Street (AP)

May 6, 2011
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NEW YORK – The biggest corporate hiring spree in five years ended a weeklong slide in the stock market.
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A look at economic developments around the globe (AP)

May 6, 2011
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A look at economic developments and activity in major stock markets around the world Friday:
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iPhone & Android: To OTA or not to OTA? (Appolicious)

May 6, 2011
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iPhone & Android: To OTA or not to OTA? 
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Going to the store to pick up software is an inconvenience that can be avoided. Want the new version of Photoshop? Download it. According to the team over at Mashable.com, Apple is planning to release their next iteration of Mac OS X (titled Lion) through the Mac App Store. As Mashable mentions, the Mac...
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Apple’s IPad 2 Attracts Big Lines in Beijing (PC World)

May 6, 2011
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It took 20 hours of waiting in line. But by 8 a.m. on Friday morning, 48-year-old Yu Hong had finally gotten her hands on Apple’s iPad 2.
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