Apple

12:00am

Tue June 5, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today's Your Call: Who controls the future of the book?

On the next Your Call, we’ll talk about how e-books are changing the economy of publishing and creating an uncertain future for writers, readers, libraries, and booksellers.   Apple and some major publishers are the target of an antitrust suit that could ironically boost Amazon’s already dominant position.  Meanwhile, librarians struggle to provide access to e-books and independent bookstores are scrambling to get into the e-book business themselves.  What’s next, and what’s best for book-lovers?  It’s Your Call, with Matt Martin, and you.

Guests

Read more

1:04pm

Fri March 16, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

This American Life retracts Apple factory episode

This American Life is retracting its episode “Mister Daisey and the Apple Factory,” based on Mike Daisey’s monologue about Foxconn factories that manufacture iPhones and iPads, which contains what TAL acknowledges were numerous fabrications.  These fabrications were uncovered by Marketplace’s China Correspondent.

Read more

11:51am

Wed March 7, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Giants’ catcher Buster Posey is back on the field – only for spring training, though, and in small doses. Posey suffered a shattered ankle last season in a controversial slide into home plate and was knocked out for the rest of the season…

Read more

Pages