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  • Apple largest contract manufacturer has been pushing for a Chinese worker left brain-damaged in a factory accident to be removed from hospital in a case that throws a harsh new spotlight on labor rights in China.

  • Facebook Wants You to Pay to Promote Personal Posts

    Facebook is testing out a new paid service that allows users to pay to promote their personal posts, the company announced on its site Wednesday.

  • Ed Tech Startups Transform Learning

    A slew of startups are turning education as we know it upside down, using technology to make it more effective and more accessible.

  • Is Twitter Skewed Toward President Obama? 

    The number of Twitter followers of President Obama is growing at more than four times the rate of GOP challenger Mitt Romney. Is it a case of people's preferences, bad algorithms or something else? 

  • The Man Behind Facebook’s IPO Debacle

    David Ebersman is Facebook’s well-liked, boyish-looking 41-year-old chief financial officer. He’s not as well known as Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and chief executive, or Sheryl Sandberg, its chief operating officer and recently appointed director but the catastrophic IPO is being laid firmly at his door. The New York Times reports.

  • What's Behind the Tech Rally? Not Just Apple

    Apple has been the story in U.S. tech this year. The stock is up nearly 64 percent, helping lead the sector to a 19 percent gain year-to-date versus an 11 percent rise for the broader S&P 500. But enterprise IT companies have also had an impressive run.

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