Marketplace Tech for Monday, April 29, 2013
Apr 29, 2013

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. 

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Want to run Windows on your laptop? There's a MacBook Pro for that

Apr 29, 2013
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.

What Foxconn profits can tell us about Apple

Apr 29, 2013
Apple and Samsung both reported quarterly earnings last week. Today we hear from the company that makes many of the gadgets they sell -- Taiwanese tech giant Hon Hai, or as we know it, Foxconn.

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. 

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