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Educator who orchestrated $1bn iPad deal could face detention

Los Angeles teachers union president Alex Caputo-Pearl has called for an investigation into LAUSD schools superintendent John Deasy’s apparent relationship with Apple, which led to the announcement that the Los Angeles Unified School District had decided to blow its entire…Read more ›

Kickstarter Pledges Pass The $1Bn Milestone

Kickstarter, the crowdfunding platform for creative projects, hit a major milestone today, when it officially racked up $ 1 billion in pledges. According to the company’s statistics page, its $ 1 billion in total funds represents $ 859 million backing successful projects —…Read more ›    [Read More…]

iPhone Manufacturer Foxconn To Invest $1bn In Indonesia

iPhone manufacturer Foxconn has signed a letter of intent promising to invest up to $ US1 billion in Indonesia. The $ 1 billion investment would be carried out in between three and five years, and will cover areas including R&D, electronics software…Read more ›    [Read More…]