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Google to quit China?

The latest blog post on Google’s official blog caught my attention. Due to recent cyberattacks, originating from China, resulting in the loss of some of their intellectual property (fancy term for ‘secrets’), they’re considering withdrawing from the country. Some of the points of interest: 20 companies were attacked: Twenty large companies were targeted and may or may not be aware of it. This has the potential to have far-reaching consequences Google.cn may no longer be uncensored: They’ve come under flak for censoring results in China (human rights ethics, etc.) Google may shut down offices in China: Mass exodus? Baidu.com will…

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Apple – Sixth Largest PC Manufacturer (and Rising)

Apple has now risen to the 6th largest PC manufacturer in the world, and 3rd largest in the United States, behind Dell and HP, according to Gartner’s latest report on the topic. In the United States, Apple recorded a staggering 38% growth between 2Q07 and 2Q08.

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