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Another Apple supplier faces criticism over labor conditions in China

A manufacturer of glass coverings for Apple is drawing accusations of worker exploitation from Hong Kong labor groups concerned with several employee suicides at its factory in China.

Google Apps admins get more control over Hangouts

Google Apps now offers administrators more IT controls over Hangouts, the communications tool that includes IM, audio chats and video conferencing.

China blamed for roadblock in IT tariff talks

International talks aimed at removing expensive international tariffs on information technology have broken down completely after China refused to compromise.

Another Samsung 3G patent likely to be invalid, German court says

A Samsung Electronics patent the company has declared essential to the implementation of 3G mobile standards is likely to be invalid, the Regional Court of Mannheim in Germany said Friday.

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Foxconn invests $40 million in Pennsylvania to tap research, talent

Don't expect any U.S.-made iPhones yet, but electronics supplier Foxconn Technology Group is expanding its manufacturing presence in the nation with a new US$40 million investment to tap research and talent in Pennsylvania.

Acer's president and replacement CEO abruptly resigns as founder takes helm

Acer's upcoming CEO has abruptly resigned from the troubled PC maker, in a surprise move that will result in founder Stan Shih temporarily taking over leadership.

Mining companies caught flat-footed by cyberattacks

Mining companies increasingly are being targeted by hackers trying to steal information and disrupt operations, as the metals industry expands its dependence on Internet-connected systems to reduce costs.

Ooma Office review: This VoIP-based phone system makes small businesses seem big

It's a double win: Help your business project professionalism and competence while shrinking your monthly phone bill.

Salesforce.com unveils Salesforce1 platform

Salesforce.com aims to establish its image as a full-blown CRM (customer relationship management) development platform built for the world of social media and mobile devices with the launch of Salesforce1, which will be unveiled this week at the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco.

Derivatives trading company struck by hackers

A Chicago-based company that runs derivatives exchanges said Friday it was the victim of a July cyberattack that compromised customer information.