Marketplace Tech for Monday, April 29, 2013
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Apple and Samsung both reported quarterly earnings last week. Today we hear from the company that makes many of the gadgets they sell. That would be Taiwanese tech giant Hon Hai, or as we know it, Foxconn. And, New York City hasn't exactly gone easy on teenagers with cellphones. Its city-wide ban on phones in schools is just one example. But what may be a monumental inconvenience for teens has become an opportunity for a growing number of businesses, who are only too happy to store those phones.
Posted In: New York, New York City, Cellphones, Education
Ever since New York City banned electronic devices in public schools, a cottage industry has emerged: Charging kids a dollar a day to hold their phones during class.
Posted In: apple, PCs, Laptop, windows 8
A new report highlights a particularly awkward bit of news for Microsoft's Windows and the computers that run it: MacBook Pro is the best Windows PC.