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Apple manager held on kickback charges

The Mercury News is reporting that Sunnyvale, CA resident Paul Shin Devine, a 37-year-old Apple manager in global supply, has been arrested and charged with accepting kickbacks from Asian suppliers. In return, he provided confidential information that allowed these suppliers to negotiate more advant...

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Walmart to carry iPhone, but not 4GB, not for $99

Whither the cheap, low-capacity Walmart iPhone? MacRumors' Arnold Kim now anticipates that Walmart will be offering 8GB iPhones for $197, with no mention of smaller capacities or lower prices. The price is two bucks cheaper than at an AT&T retail store. MacBlogz's Aviv Hadar mentioned late last ...

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Found Footage: iPhone Dev Camp Hackathon

The San Jose Mercury News provides this video of the recent three day iPhone developer camp and hackathon. The Mercury News talked with event organizers and got a peek at some new iPhone-specific applications during this "Inside Silicon Valley" video. It's a pretty long video (almost half an hour!)...

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San Jose Mercury News blasts Jobs

Despite the green light given to Steve Jobs and his executive team by an internal Apple investigation, the San Jose Mercury News seems intent on proving otherwise. Apple is giving Jobs a "Free Pass", claims one recent article which cites a Boston University management professor and a managing direct...

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