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Apple’s Challenges for Fair Hiring of Supply Chain Workers

Apple and other multinational companies are facing severe challenges in ensuring fair treatment of workers in their supply chain. Because the problems in its supply chain have made headlines, Apple has conducted several audits and as the Supplier Responsibility page shows, it is tracking the work hours of more than one million workers in its...

Apple Publishes Government Information Requests, Canadian Data Included

Apple has just published a report revealing government information requests to provide better transparency to customers on how the company protects your data: We believe that our customers have a right to understand how their personal information is handled, and we consider it our responsibility to provide them with the best privacy protections available. Apple...

Wozniak Wishes Apple and Google Were Partners

Back in the 1970’s, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak met for the first time, and the rest is history. Although Steve Jobs often gets credit for Apple’s success, it was Wozniak who was the brains behind the silicon. Computers are on the verge of understanding human speech and gestures, but it has not been perfected...

Samsung Scored 18 Stars While Apple Did 22 In J.D. Power Survey, Yet It Beat Apple? [u]

Yesterday when J.D. Power released the numbers for its latest U.S. tablet satisfaction study, claiming that Samsung ranks highest in owner satisfaction with tablet devices in the United States, majority of editors and reporters, including myself, highlighted Samsung's least expected victory over Apple in their breaking news articles. However, some skeptical reporters like Fortune’s Philip Elmer-Dewitt found out that J.D....

Samsung Beats Apple in J.D. Power’s Latest U.S. Tablet Satisfaction Study

Samsung now ranks highest in owner satisfaction with tablet devices in the United States, stealing the top spot from Apple by a slight margin, according to J.D. Power's latest U.S. tablet satisfaction study. The report highlights that Samsung ranks No. 1 with a score of 835, and is the only manufacturer to improve across all five factors since...

Low-Cost Chinese Rivals Unable To Challenge Samsung And Apple

The latest global smartphone market data from research firm Strategy Analytics has revealed that Samsung and Apple together account for a 48.6% share in the third quarter, which is almost exactly the same as it was in the third quarter last year, suggesting that the rise of low-cost Chinese smartphones is yet to challenge the duopoly...

After Criticizing Apple’s 64-bit A7, Qualcomm Executive Reassigned

Former chief marketing officer at Qualcomm, Anand Chandrasekher, has been reassigned to a new position after making negative comments about Apple’s 64-bit A7 chip. According to a statement Qualcomm sent to CNET: Anand Chandrasekher, is moving to a new role leading our exploration of certain enterprise related initiatives...Anand will continue to report to Steve Mollenkopf,...

2013 iMac Gets SMC 1.1 Firmware, 10.8.5 Supplemental Updates

Apple has released a couple updates for the iMac (late 2013). SMC Firmware Update 1.1: This update is recommended for iMac (late 2013) with flash-only storage. This update improves the Power Nap feature in Mavericks on your flash based iMac by allowing it to perform silently, without spinning up the fan. Power Nap periodically updates...

Apple Stores to Open at 8AM for iPad Air Launch on November 1

Apple retail stores in Canada and the USA will open at 8AM local time on November 1 for the iPad Air launch. According to Apple’s website, the following is stated: Buy iPad Air at your favourite Apple Retail Store beginning at 8:00 a.m. on November 1. We’ll set it up just the way you like.*...