Apple’s got a problem in China
Dec 10, 2018

Apple’s got a problem in China

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Qualcomm has won an injunction to block Apple from importing old iPhone models to China. It's the latest in a legal battle between the two tech giants over intellectual property. Then: A new solar energy rule in California that could make houses more expensive but panels cheaper for rest of the country. Plus, what it's like to have an ESOP, or employee stock ownership plan, where workers become part-owners.

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With California requiring solar panels on new homes, higher building costs and lower energy bills

Dec 10, 2018
California has become the first state in the nation to require solar panels on most new homes starting in 2020.
California has become the first state to require solar panels on most new homes.
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Employee stock ownership plans may perk up productivity

Dec 10, 2018
Nearly 7,000 businesses in the U.S. have employee stock ownership plans or ESOPs.
Great Lakes Brewing in Cleveland, Ohio recently decided to give employees stock in the company.
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Qualcomm has won an injunction to block Apple from importing old iPhone models to China. It’s the latest in a legal battle between the two tech giants over intellectual property. Then: A new solar energy rule in California that could make houses more expensive but panels cheaper for rest of the country. Plus, what it’s like to have an ESOP, or employee stock ownership plan, where workers become part-owners.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC