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"the agony and the ecstasy of steve jobs"

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Apple: Top 5 events from 2012

From the iPad Mini to big labor issues in China, 2012 was not a slow one for Apple. CNET spotlights five of the biggest happenings for the year.

By December 17, 2012

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Say what: The top tech quotes of 2012

It was a year that brought us the futuristic Google Glass and an irate Ira Glass, messed-up maps and a picture-perfect Mars mission, Windows 8 and Apple-Samsung hate. Here's how we heard it.

By December 19, 2012

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This American Life retracts episode on Apple and Foxconn

Chicago Public Media retracts a January story on Apple's manufacturing practices based on Mike Daisey's one-man show "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs."

By March 16, 2012

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Mike Daisey gets standing ovation at last N.Y. performance

People who saw final New York performance of "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs" said they liked the show even though Daisey's tale of how workers are treated in China is now under scrutiny.

By March 18, 2012

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Woz: The cloud is a nightmare

Speaking after a performance of Mike Daisey's one-man Steve Jobs show, Steve Wozniak says he foresees nightmares caused by data stored in remote servers.

By August 5, 2012

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Devastating iCloud hack caused by human error

Over the weekend, former Gizmodo journalist Matt Honan had his iCloud account hacked, his Twitter account used for racist messages and all his iDevices wiped.

By August 5, 2012

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Apple critic Mike Daisey is as hot as ever

Public ridicule for embellishing and fictionalizing details of suffering at Foxconn plants that make Apple products has done little to slow down the career of the theatric monologist.

By May 3, 2012

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Daisey revealer gains access to Foxconn factory floor

Public radio journalist Rob Schmitz is only the second Western journalist to visit the Chinese factory since the January airing of Mike Daisey's fabricated account.

By April 8, 2012

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Was Apple protest leader Mark Shields an 'accidental activist'?

More than 250,000 people signed Mark Shields' petition demanding better conditions for workers who assemble iPads. Shields said he fell into the cause accidentally. But he also does this sort of thing for a living.

By May 3, 2012

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Mike Daisey disappears, then reappears

Disgraced Apple commentator briefly disables his Twitter account and takes his public blog private, only to resurrect them as speculation about his disappearance grows.

By April 3, 2012