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Massive strike at Foxconn's iPhone 5 factory

As many as 4,000 workers at Foxconn's Zhengzhou factory reportedly walked off the job on Friday in protest of the stricter quality-control requirements for Apple's iPhone 5 assembly line.
Neil McAllister, 06 Oct 2012

US trounces UK in climate scepticism jibber-jabber

A pair of UK researchers have surveyed international coverage of climate scepticism, both during the months following the IPCC's 2007 Fourth Assessment Report and during the late-2009 "Climategate" contretemps, and have discovered that among the six countries' publications they examined, the UK and US had by far the most "articles containing sceptical voices."
Rik Myslewski, 06 Oct 2012

Big Blue beats off rivals to push out first LTO-6 tape drive

IBM has announced an LTO6 tape drive, the first one out there.
Chris Mellor, 06 Oct 2012

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