Webwire: Apple's China factories slammed; RIM posts another loss

US-based workers' rights group China Labor Watch claims it found “deplorable” conditions at Apple suppliers throughout China, including several places with worse conditions than Foxconn at the time the manufacturing company was making global headlines.
 
RIM has revealed it will cut 5,000 more jobs, after reporting a fiscal 1Q13 loss that is five times higher than analysts anticipated.
 
A New Zealand court has ruled police acted illegally when raiding the home of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom as part of a US probe into online piracy via the file hosting site.
 
Google has revealed that Apple is finally letting it launch the popular Chrome web browser for iOS, even as tensions continue to grow between the allies-turned-bitter-rivals.
 
A Canadian court has rejected a request from the nation's telecom operators to throw out a C$18 billion (€13.9 billion) class action lawsuit accusing them of overcharging customers.
 
Australian regulators say Telstra breached telecom and privacy laws by leaving over 700,000 customer records - including names, addresses, and in some cases dates of birth, usernames and passwords - publicly available online for eight months.
 

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