Sep 29th 2014
Tech News Today 1102
Hong Kong Protesters Make a Big Mesh
Hosted by Mike Elgan
China's iPhone 6 black market falls apart.
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Guests: Lindsey TurrentineHosts: Mike Elgan and Lindsey Turrentine The Chinese government bans Instagram during pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, but users there find an app that can't be shut down. Smugglers have already exhausted demand for iPhone 6 phones in China, even before the phones are officially on sale there. And Europe says Apple cheated on taxes, and owes them billions. Guests: Kevin Fitchard and Sam Colt. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/tnt. Submit and vote on story coverage at technewstoday.reddit.com. Check out the full show notes for today's episode. We invite you to read, add to, and amend the wiki entry for this episode at wiki.twit.tv. Thanks to Cachefly for the bandwidth for this show. Running time: 36:04
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- China's iPhone 6 Black Market Is Falling Apart
- EU to decry Apple's Irish tax deal
- Microsoft to Open Fifth Avenue Store
- Xbox One finally debuts in China
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