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Apple faces class-action suit over alleged labor violations

A group of former retail and corporate Apple employees are suing the iPhone-maker for alleged violations of the California Labor Code, claiming Apple never granted timely meal or rest breaks, and failed to promptly send out final paychecks as well.<p>The case was just bumped up to class-action status …

Google wants to turn NYC’s archaic pay-phone kiosks into useful Wi-Fi hotspots

Google has expressed an interest in turning New York City’s public pay-phone kiosks into free Wi-Fi hotspots, it emerged Monday, with the Web giant …

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With 1M Sold In The Last Quarter, Google’s Chromebooks Are A Hit With Schools

During its earnings call this week, Google announced that it — and its partners — sold a million Chromebooks to schools in the last quarter. Overall PC sales worldwide were about 76 million in the last quarter, according to Gartner’s latest numbers, so a million Chromebook sales just to the …

Even after denial, Bloomberg says Jay Carney in the running for Apple PR head

Last week, Re/code reported that former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney has been “bandied about” in connection to filling Katie Cotton’s role as Apple’s Corporate Communications and PR chief:<p>Kalanick is still looking, having talked to other political players such as former Obama White House …

Android Circuit: Microsoft Drops Android, Samsung Still Needs Google, And Android Wear Reaches Consumers

Taking a look back at the week in news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories, including Samsung’s reliance on Android as the Tizen Z is delayed, a review of Android Wear and the LG G Watch, Google’s Q2 2014 results, academic courses for developers to …

Chromebooks in schools: 1M sold last quarter

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Chromebooks(s goog) in the education market are clearly picking up steam. Earlier this week, Dell said it was temporarily …

Google And Samsung Execs Had A Tense Conversation About Smartwatches

Google CEO Larry Page vented to Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Lee that that he was frustrated by how much Samsung was investing in smartwatches running its Tizen operating system instead of Google's Android Wear software, according to Lessin's sources.<p>Right now, Samsung has three smartwatches that run …

Talking the Cloud Business with Amazon CTO Werner Vogels

Amazon's cloud business may be the second-fastest-growing software company after Google.<p>In its relatively short eight-year life-span, there’s a lot we’ve come to know — and yet a lot more that we don’t — about Amazon Web Services.<p>When it launched in 2006, the idea of renting computing capacity on a …

Starbucks wants you to use its app for payments in other stores

Starbucks' mobile apps could soon let you buy much more than your next grande latte. The coffee shop's digital lead, Adam Brotman, tells <i>Recode</i> that the coffee shop giant is talking to companies about using its app for payments and loyalty programs in other stores. He's not naming any would-be …

Dell Now Accepts Bitcoin For All Online U.S. Purchases

Dell now accepts bitcoin in the United States for online purchases of its products. The move is a win for CoinBase, which today on its blog announced that it was the integration partner for the personal computing company.<p>Overstock.com and online technology marketplace TigerDirect also accept the …

Google experimenting with major redesign of Chrome OS

Google has made attempts in the past to unify the design of its various properties with varying degrees of success. Material Design, which is major part of the upcoming Android L release, may be its most coherent effort to date. The new look is expected to touch every corner of Google's catalog, …

Apple May Push Back Launch of Rumored 12-inch Retina MacBook Due to Broadwell Delays

Intel's continued Broadwell delays may cause Apple to push back the release of its rumored 12-inch MacBook, reports Taiwan's <i>Economic Daily News</i> [Google Translate].<p>According to the site, the device will not ship until late 2014 or early 2015 as it is expected to use Intel's 14-nanometer Broadwell …

Apple scolded by Europe over in-app purchase protections

<b>Apple has been criticised by the European Commission for not offering any "concrete and immediate" plans to stop users being misled by "free" apps.</b><p>Many popular apps are free to download, but are designed to tempt users to pay for in-game enhancements - often allowing for quicker progression.<p>The …

Obama: MH17 disaster 'an outrage of unspeakable proportions' – as it happened

Summary<p>A summary of the day's developments as recovery efforts and negotiations slow overnight:<p><b>• Rebels allowed an OSCE team limited access to the crash site, before turning them away with a warning shot.</b> A Ukrainian foreign ministry spokesman said rebels are not allowing Kiev's recovery teams to …