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Apple being unfairly targeted by BBC when other major tech companies use same Chinese factories?
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"Apple goes to war with the BBC/Exclusive: Chief executive Tim Cook 'deeply offended' by allegations made by BBC's Panorama programme that Apple is failing to protect its Chinese factory workers" Telegraph 12/19
"Read: Apple's letter to UK staff over Chinese factory conditions" Telegraph 12/19
"Apple 'deeply offended' by BBC investigation: Apple has said it is 'deeply offended' by a BBC investigation into conditions for workers involved in manufacturing its devices." BBC 12/19
"Apple's Tim Cook hits out at BBC report" CNBC 12/19
"Tim Cook 'deeply offended' by BBC allegations of poor working conditions in iPhone factories" 9to5Mac 12/19
"BBC investigates Apple supplier, saying it found workers asleep on iPhone production line" MarketWatch 12/19
"BBC's Panorama Attacks Apple Over Indonesian Tin" Forbes 12/19
"Why Apple shouldn't be blamed for exploitation in China and Indonesia: BBC Panorama programme noted that Apple has gone to some lengths to moderate the practices within the factories of its suppliers, and to try and trace the origin of the soldering tin that it uses, but it was very much a programme about 'Apple's factories' and 'Apple's use of illegally mined tin'." Macworld UK 12/19
"BBC documentary highlights conditions at a Chinese iPhone factory, but is it all Apple's fault?" Macworld 12/19
"Apple loses very important round over its pinch-to-zoom API patent, Samsung tells appeals court" Foss Patents 12/19
"How to uninstall MacKeeper from your Mac" Macworld 12/19
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"Wall Street Rise Modestly After Fed-Fueled Run Higher" Reuters 12/19
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"Asia Markets: Asian stocks rise on Federal Reserve stance/Stocks in Japan and Australia led Asia higher for a second day on Friday, as investor confidence continued to be bolstered by expectations the U.S. is in no rush to raise interest rates." MarketWatch 12/19
"Europe Markets: BASF, Air France drop in European trade, but benchmark in for weekly rise/European stocks turned lower Friday, with shares of BASF SE and Air France-KLM SA each weighing on Stoxx Europe 600, but the benchmark remained on track to finish the week higher." MarketWatch 12/19
"Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12/19
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