THE WRAP: Quigley's broadside, Li Yue's promotion

Robert Clark
20 Aug 2010
00:00
 
The iPhone 4 made a spectacular Korean debut, with customers overwhelming Korea Telecom’s servers with pre-orders.
 
Apple went into damage control after App Store director Phillip Shoemaker was found selling his own apps such as “Animal Farts” in the store. 
 
Bloggers debated the death of the web
 
Eric Schmidt suggested people might have to change their ID to avoid being tied to embarrassing material posted online.
 
Enjoying a 50% first half sales spike, contract manufacturer Foxconn said it would hire as many as 400,000 more staff in China in the next year.
 
US call center staff are becoming as cheap to hire as those in India, according to India’s biggest BPO firm.
 
An Australian oceanographer called for telcos to allow their subsea cables to be used to track climate change.
 
Microsoft’s Internet Explorer – the browser that launched a rash of anti-trust suits - turned 15 years old. The North Korean government opened a Twitter account
 
And German police arrested a 19-year-old bank robber by tracking emails he had sent taunting them.

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