Labour activists hold cardboard cut outs resembling Apple iPhones ...
Oct 15th, 2011
(Reuters) - Labour activists hold cardboard cut outs resembling Apple iPhones during an "Occupy central" protest outside the Hong Kong Stock Exchange October 15, 2011. Protesters worldwide geared up for a cry of rage on Saturday against bankers, financiers and politicians they accuse of ruining global economies and condemning millions to poverty and hardship through greed.REUTERS/Tyrone Siu (CHINA - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) -
Amnesty International Monday criticised "alarming" exploitation of construction workers in Qatar, urging it to seize the opportunity of hosting the 2022 World Cup to demonstrate its commitment to human rights. In a 169-page report, Amnesty said migrant workers were being treated like "animals" -- a word the watchdog said its res... [Full Article]
By Erika Solomon BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamist rebels led by al Qaeda-linked fighters seized Syria's largest oilfield on Saturday, cutting off President Bashar al-Assad's access to almost all local crude reserves, activists said. "Now, nearly all of Syria's usable oil reserves are in the hands of the Nusra Front and other Islamist... [Full Article]
In Britain, the country where e-commerce is most popular, about 13 percent of people do all or most of their grocery shopping online. Nearly all sales are from stores, though online made up 0.9 percent this year, up from 0.6 percent in 2008. (Source: Reuters)... [Full Article]
Apple's products will likely never have the top market share for very long, especially in a world where low-cost Android vendors can pop out super-cheap smartphones and tablets and sell them close to zero margins. Apple knows this all too well which is why it doesn't particularly care much about what its market share is. What does Apple care about,... [Full Article]
Apple's iPhone 5s is, by all counts, the best-selling smartphone on the planet by a pretty wide margin. On the other hand, the iPhone 5c has apparently been a mixed bag for Apple. While the phone seems to be fairly popular in some regions and one market research firm believes the phone is exactly what Apple needed, production orders were reportedly... [Full Article]