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Is the newest cool kid on the block … Microsoft?

Apr 20, 2012
The software graybeard may have a future in mobile after all.
Posted In: Microsoft, mobile, android, apple, iPhone, ios, zynga, Draw Something

Greenpeace says Apple and Amazon have dirty clouds

Apr 19, 2012
Greenpeace says some companies running cloud services are doing better than others from an environmental stewardship point of view. It gives Amazon and Apple Fs. Plus, "The Legend of Grimrock" shows you the fun to be had while trapped in a dungeon.
Posted In: apple, Amazon, Google, cloud computing, games, video games

Apple shares feel a blow from 'profit taking'

Apr 17, 2012
Apple's shares dropped about 4 percent yesterday. Its five-day losing streak has wiped out some $60 billion in Apple's market value.
Posted In: apple, stock, profits

The people behind your iPad: The bosses

Apr 12, 2012
Marketplace's Rob Schmitz was offered a rare glimpse into the world of Apple's usually secret supply chain. Here's the story of the people who help run Apple's Chinese producer, Foxconn.
Posted In: apple, Foxconn, China, iPad, factory, The People Behind Your iPad

How e-books can move forward after price-fixing lawsuit

Apr 12, 2012
The Department of Justice is accusing Apple and five publishers fixing prices for electronic books, or e-books. Three of the publishers have already settled.
Posted In: apple, ebooks, Amazon

Apple, five publishers sued over e-book pricing

Apr 11, 2012
Federal and state prosecutors alleged Apple and five big publishers conspired to raise e-book prices to wage battle against Amazon.
Posted In: apple, Amazon, e-books

The people behind your iPad: The workers

Apr 11, 2012
What's life like for the thousands of workers who assemble your Apple products? Marketplace’s Rob Schmitz gained rare access to Apple’s production line at a Foxconn plant in China.
Posted In: China, apple, Foxconn, iPad, factory, The People Behind Your iPad

Apple sued over price fixing on e-books

Apr 11, 2012
The Department of Justice is suing Apple. The charges? Price fixing. Not for Apple laptops, or Apple iPads -- but for the e-books you read on them.
Posted In: apple, ebooks

A look behind the gates of Foxconn

Apr 9, 2012
China correspondent Rob Schmitz is the second journalist to ever visit an Apple production line at Foxconn, where many of the world's electronics are manufactured. He describes what he saw and learned.
Posted In: Foxconn, apple, The People Behind Your iPad

Inside Foxconn as iPads get made

Apr 9, 2012
Marketplace’s China correspondent travels where few have gone before and visits the production line.
Posted In: China, Foxconn, apple, iPad, manufacturing

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