Remains of the Day: Fine, China
Apple’s pouring money into factories in China, but isn’t quite as thrilled to hand cash over in a settlement. Elsewhere, the iPhone demonstrates an anti-killer feature. The remainders for Thursday, May 10, 2012 are cashing out their chips.
According to Foxconn CEO Terry Gou, Apple will help foot the bill to improve labor conditions at the manufacturers’ facilities. When reached for comment, Tim Cook reportedly said “What with the who now?”
Reports say that Proview rejected Apple’s settlement offer of $16 million in the Chinese iPad trademark case. The China-based company is thought to be holding out for at least $400 million so it can pay off its creditors. Apple’s next counter-offer reputedly consists of a note scrawled with “Hahahahahahaha…hahahahahahahahaha…ha.”
GOOGLE AIN’T PLAYING: Will Clone A Key iPhone Feature (Business Insider)
Tree surgeon Leon Timms saved a chaffinch after it flew into his house by using a bird-call app on his iPhone. I guess he used it to call bird 911. Rimshot.
We previously saw an excerpt from the 1980s era Ghostbusters parody video that Apple made, but now, thanks to the same fellow who brought us the 1944 video, it has been immortalized on the Internet in its entirety. Just remember: Once you’ve watched it you will die in seven days.
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