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Ex-Apple exec going to jail for kickback scheme

After pleading guilty to charges of wire fraud, conspiracy and money laundering, Paul Devine is sentenced to one year in jail and fined $4.5 million.

By December 8, 2014

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​Comixology cuts Apple, Google out of digital-comics kickback

Following Amazon's purchase of the digital-comics marketplace, Comixology updates its Comics apps to prevent Apple and Google from taking a cut. The move makes it harder to buy comics through the app.

By April 26, 2014

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Foxconn managers arrested for alleged kickback scheme

Vendors reportedly had to bribe managers to get their foot in the door as iPhone parts suppliers.

By January 22, 2014

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​Digital comics platform Madefire launches on Android

Madefire unveils its Android app, along with a "Print" feature to store local copies of your comics, and a "Create" tool for all those aspiring Jack Kirby's on DeviantArt.

By July 24, 2014

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Alan Moore sparks Electricomics create-your-own digital comics app

The latest creation from "Watchmen" legend Alan Moore is a digital comics "open source toolkit". Meanwhile, the app Comixology is giving away free funny books for your phone.

By May 28, 2014

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Free Comic Book Day goes digital with 'Star Wars' and more

Swapped your print comics for pixels? You can still get free digital comics and awesome deals from Dark Horse Digital and more on Free Comic Book Day May 3 and Star Wars Day May 4.

By May 3, 2014

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Free Comic Book Day: Like comic books? Like free things?

Comic book fans can pick up their favorite titles or read something new from 60 different comics, including Rocket Raccoon, Mouse Guard, Archie, and more, available on May 3.

By April 29, 2014

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Objecting to new CEO, resignations sweep Mozilla board: Report

Three directors step down because they wanted a mobile-market expert from outside, not CTO Brendan Eich, as the new CEO, the WSJ reports. Also, Eich is dogged by concerns over 2008 gay-marriage stance.

By March 28, 2014

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Apple supplier Foxconn to hire 15,000 more workers

The Taiwan-based company wants to bring in more engineers and other professionals. The move isn't to help Apple but rather to help itself.

By March 10, 2014

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Name your own price for a Sid Meier game bundle

Civilization, anyone? And more Civilization? And air combat and railroad management? It's all here, and with a nice kickback to charity.

By February 5, 2014