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The Digest: Russia wants to ban Apple CEO Tim Cook… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Gadgets, Piracy, Smartphones Leave a Comment

Russian politician says Apple CEO Tim Cook should be 'banned' from country after coming out as gay | The Independent "Hours after Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly addressed his sexuality for the first time, a St Petersburg politician has called for him to be banned from Russia. Anti-LGBT campaigner Vitaly Milonov, a member…

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Nobody wants an Amazon FirePhone – Amazon takes a big financial hit

James O'Malley Amazon, Android, Mobile phones 1 Comment

Poor Amazon - it put so much effort into the Fire Phone, but it seems that not many people actually want one. The company has just announced it is taking a $170m hit "primarily related to Fire phone inventory valuation and supplier commitment costs." The news comes courtesy of Recode, which has been digging through…

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LG G3 to hit 10 million sales… Amazon Fire Phone to receive patronising “good effort” award?

James O'Malley Amazon, Android Leave a Comment

We've seen some big launches over the last year - but that doesn't ever mean companies launching phones can expect big results. First, the good news for LG, which according to the Korea Times, reckons that it is going to hit 10 million LG G3 units sold for the first time since it entered the…

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