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CORRECT: Innolux to Invest NT$80b on New Dedicated Display Plant — (Innolux corrects to change reference to client) Company installation of equipment will commence Dec. 1 with mass production planned by end of next year, Sophia Cheng, a public relations representative for the company, said by phone, citing comments from co. president Wang Jyh-chau.

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Foxconn Unit to Raise Investment in Panel Plant for Apple — Innolux Corp. (3481) said it will invest NT$80 billion ($2.6 billion) in a display factory to supply Apple Inc. after the Taiwanese company's parent Foxconn Technology Group failed to secure a stake in rival Sharp Corp.

China Steps Up Internet Censorship as EdgeCast Blocked — Chinese authorities stepped up their censorship of the Internet by blocking websites using Verizon Communication Inc. (VZ:US)'s cloud service, a show of power just as the country is poised to host a global Internet conference. Filtering of sites on the EdgeCast content delivery network escalated this week "with no rhyme or reason as to why," the Santa Monica, California-based company said in a blog post.

China Steps Up Internet Censorship as EdgeCast Blocked — Chinese authorities have stepped up their Internet censorship by blocking more networks run by Verizon Communication Inc. (VZ) 's EdgeCast unit. Filtering escalated this week, with websites affected "with no rhyme or reason as to why," the Santa Monica, California-based company said in a blog post.

Terry Gou's IPhone-led Growth Goal Seems a Distant Dream for Slowing Foxconn — Getting half your revenue from one client is a very risky proposition, but it's a great boon when that customer, namely Apple, is the one industry player posting sustained growth amid the anemic PC and consumer electronics market. Still, that's not helping Foxconn reach its targets.

China’s Singles Day Sales Drive 80% Surge in M-Commerce A — Downloads of mobile commerce applications in China climbed almost 80 percent in October from a year earlier as more consumers use smartphones to shop online as part of the country's Singles Day holiday sales. Increasing popularity of mobile shopping boosted the average rank of m-commerce apps to No.

Google Fitness App Climbs to Top of China Rankings — Google Inc. (GOOGL) 's fitness application has climbed to the top of rankings in China, making the country its most-successful market since being released last month. Google Fit, which tracks activity and connects to health-monitoring devices, debuted late last month at No. 24 on the Android charts in China. On Nov.

Twitter to Open Greater China Office in Hong Kong — Twitter Inc. (TWTR) plans to open a Greater China headquarters in Hong Kong next year as it seeks to cooperate with local advertisers and developers even as its services remain blocked on the mainland. Workers will be hired for sales and to build media partnerships, Jim Prosser, a Twitter spokesman, said by text message.

Apple’s China ICloud Attacked by Hackers, Greatfire Says — Apple Inc. (AAPL) 's iCloud service in China was attacked by government-backed hackers, according to, which monitors Internet censorship in the country. A man-in-the-middle attack, where hackers position themselves between users and computer servers, was conducted by Chinese authorities, Greatfire wrote in a blog post.
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Nov 20, 2014

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Nov 20, 2014

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Nov 19, 2014

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Nov 19, 2014

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Nov 19, 2014

Apple just revealed lots more info about the Apple Watch via @Techland

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