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Riots, suicides, and other issues in Foxconn's iPhone factories

What makes life hard at the giant plants that make iPhones and other staples of high-tech life? CNET's Jay Greene traveled to China to find out.

By Sep. 25, 2012

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Sony warehouse burns in London riots

The facility was the hub of U.K. distribution for optical discs, including Blu-rays, DVDs, games, music, and films.

By Aug. 9, 2011

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Mobile networks barring phones stolen in London riots

Mobile phone networks have confirmed they will bar phones looted during riots in London, Birmingham and Manchester.

By Aug. 10, 2011

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BlackBerry Messenger shutdown rumour spreads in London riots

As looters took to the streets of London again, BBM, Twitter and even the PlayStation Network were once more in the spotlight.

By Aug. 9, 2011

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BlackBerry Messenger, Twitter and Facebook blamed for London riots

London burned this weekend as rioters and looters took to the streets of Tottenham. But can we blame technology for the unrest?

By Aug. 8, 2011

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Cameron considers blocking Twitter, Facebook, BBM after riots

David Cameron has outlined plans to block suspected criminals from Twitter, Facebook and BlackBerry Messenger, after riots across Britain.

By Aug. 11, 2011

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Best of Buzz Out Loud 13: U.K. riots,Chinese smugglers, and solar storms set to hit Earth. (Podcast)

BlackBerry to help police probe Messenger looting "role"' in U.K. riots; Chinese smugglers use epic zip-line to transport iPads and iPhones; and power companies prepare as solar storms set to hit Earth.

By Aug. 12, 2011

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Ep. 13: U.K. riots,Chinese smugglers, and solar storms set to hit Earth.

BlackBerry to help police probe Messenger looting "role"' in U.K. riots; Chinese smugglers use epic zip-line to transport iPads and iPhones; and power companies prepare as solar storms set to hit Earth.

By Aug. 12, 2011

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Snakes invade casino? Ask the social-media lie detector

A truth-detection system being funded by the EU could help distinguish fact from fiction online. Not that the Internet ever lies, of course.

By Feb. 20, 2014

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CNET's iPhone series: An illustrated look

CNET went to China to learn more about how iPhones are made, and what happens when they get tossed. Here are the detailed illustrations that accompanied our stories, mapping key iPhone life cycle cities in China, details of how the device is made, and suggestions for environmentally sound disposal.

By Sep. 28, 2012