Archive: 19/03/2012

Empowered citizens or hopeful bystanders?

The new political appetite for 'localism' in town planning has triggered anxiety within local communities and amongst those charged with making it work, according to new research funded by the Economic and Social Research ...

dateMar 19, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Apple's dividend heralds 'changing of the guard'

What would Steve have done? It's a question that Apple CEO Tim Cook can't escape. From the naming of the new iPad to his choice of clothing at public events, company-watchers parse Cook's every move, looking for differences ...

dateMar 19, 2012 in Business
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Artist hits back at critics after Apple firestorm

(AP) -- Mike Daisey, the performer forced to admit that he made up parts of his one-man show that purported to expose horrific working conditions in Chinese factories where iPads and iPhones are assembled, isn't exactly ...

dateMar 19, 2012 in Business
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Airline passengers may get a break on electronics

The government is taking a tentative step toward making it easier for airlines to allow passengers to use personal electronic devices such as tablets, e-readers and music players during takeoffs and landings.

dateMar 19, 2012 in Other
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