Labor group sees progress at major Apple supplier
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A labor group monitoring three Chinese factories that make iPhones and other Apple products says once-oppressive working conditions have steadily improved in the last 18 months, but more must be done to reduce the amount of overtime that employees work.
SKorea court: Apple didn't violate Samsung patents
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A Seoul court rejected Samsung's claim that iPhone and iPad models violated three of its patents, another setback for the South Korean electronics giant in a global battle with Apple over rights to technologies that power smartphones and tablets.
APNewsBreak: Western governors show wildlife maps
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Governors in 16 states unveiled a high-tech wildlife habitat mapping project Thursday that they hope will encourage economic development across the West while protecting the region's environmental treasures — an ambitious effort that's winning praise from conservationists and the energy industry.
Instagram launches direct messaging feature
NEW YORK (AP) — Instagram has added a new feature that lets users share photos and videos with up to 15 people rather than everyone who follows them on the popular Facebook-owned photo-sharing app.