A ninth employee has jumped to his death at Taiwanese iPhone manufacturer Foxconn, China's state media reports.
Xinhua said 21-year-old Nan Gang leapt from a four-storey factory in the early hours, soon after finishing work.
Shortly after, it emerged that the death of a worker at a Foxconn plant in Hebei province earlier this year was also a suicide.
A total of 11 Foxconn employees have tried to kill themselves this year - two have survived.
The incidents have raised concerns about worker treatment at the site.
"We are taking this action against Apple to protect our intellectual property, our industry partners, and most importantly our customers that use HTC phones." -HTC
"Funny thing about Apple -- getting its PR drones to respond to even a friendly request is like trying to get a straight answer out of an oil company executive. Unless you're named Mossberg, Pogue, Levy, or Baig, all you generally get is the sound of crickets.
Thanks to its small size and weight, the iPad's place is not on our desks, but at our side--a constant companion that augments and enriches our daily lives. This seems to be inspiring all sorts of innovative apps that take advantage of everything our beloved tablet has to offer in new and exciting ways.
Look, MMO-types. Below is a picture of what World of Warcraft looks like running on one of those unfathomably popular giant iPod Touch thingies.
The pic was taken by games designer and 'the bloke who threw a girly tantrum on the Gamesmaster show', Dave Perry, who's working on Gaikai - a new cloud gaming service set to launch this year.
Stuffs up networks
Apple's glorious iPad which is supposed to be the salvation of eduction is being banned from US campus's because its wireless networking is so grim.
The overpriced netbook without a keypad, is having difficulty being accepted at George Washington University and Princeton University because of network stability issues. Cornell University also says it is seeing connectivity problems with the device and is concerned about bandwidth overload.
Today we've already seen the iPad go through a beating on the streets at the hands of some teenagers with a baseball bat. Now are you ready to see the iPad meet its doom at the hands of a kitchen appliance?
Check out the latest in the Will it Blend series, featuring a new iPad:
Walnut, CA – January 27, 2010 – Kroousa, known for its innovative and award-winning stylish accessory case designs for ipods, GPS, ebook, netbooks, digital cameras, cellphones, is excited to launch and announce the iPad Case. SVP, Shirley Cheung, “Kroousa saw the importance of having a versatile, quality built carry case for the Apple iPad. Our past experience has been that Apple end consumers demand high quality protective cases with sleek appeal. Our designers have worked diligently to deliver case designs that appeal to the those end consumers at a affordable price point.
Apple may have a fight on its hands for the iPad trademark, according to a report.
The New York Times reported Thursday that Fujitsu Ltd. believes it owns the rights to the iPad name, based on a real-time, portable inventory-management device called the iPAD, that debuted in 2002, and received an update in 2006.
The Fujitsu version of the iPad is a point-of-sale device, running the PXA 270 processor with Microsoft Windows CE .NET 5.0, together with a 802.11 b/g radio and Bluetooth v1.2, according to Fujitsu.
The unveiling of Apple Inc.'s iPad renews a classic gadget debate: Do consumers want purpose-built devices that do one thing and one thing well, or all-in-one wonders that try to accomplish many different tasks?
Amazon.com Inc. proved that there is a market for a single-purpose digital-books reader with its Kindle, which features a black and white E Ink Corp. screen that's supposed to be easy on the eyes and battery—but doesn't do much more than show words on a page.
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