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Apple said to go all-in on audio hardware

Apple is about to pump up the volume on its audio-device strategy, planning higher-end AirPods, a new HomePod and studio-quality over-ear headphones for as early as next year, according to people familiar with

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Sharp to buy Toshiba’s PC business

Sharp, controlled by Foxconn Technology Group, plans to buy Toshiba’s PC business as its Taiwanese parent seeks to expand beyond contract manufacturing and build a brand of its own. Toshiba is selling 80% of the unit for

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Nokia’s back, baby!

Fans of the Nokia brand, rejoice! The once powerful cellphone maker is preparing a comeback – of sorts. The Finnish company, which sold its handset business to Microsoft – which in turn failed to make much

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iAudit: Apple checks in on Foxconn

Is it possible to run an ethical supply chain? After the publication on 29 March 2012 of the first independent audit of the factories Apple uses in China, the iconic consumer electronics giant has definitely become the test case for whether multinationals can put an end to labour abuses. According to the long-awaited report, which is considered one