There are still a few days before the glorious long weekend for NSW, South Australia, and the ACT, but be patient. Sit down, relax, and read about what happened in tech land overnight.
Apple may have sold, but Wall Street analysts had expected that number to be higher. Analysts had tipped the phone to sell around 6 to 10 million during its first weekend.
Despite the upset, there is still an iPhone 5 shortage in some areas. Apple has suspended direct sales of the phone in Hong Kong, and will be using ato determine who will get the phone due to scarce supply. But this has made black-market iPhone 5 sales all the more lucrative.
Apple's manufacturing partnerdue to a riot between workers.
At the company's Taiyuan facility, 2,000 workers clashed on Sunday, with 40 requiring medical assistance. The factory was closed on Monday.
In more positive news for Foxconn, Japanese electronics giantin Southeast Asia.
In Vietnam, threefor disseminating "anti-state propaganda."
Meanwhile, governments in thedue to increased unrest from citizens over unpopular IT laws being enforced, according to McAfee.
Speaking of hactivism, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who is currently stuck in the Ecuadorian embassy in London to avoid extradition to Sweden to face sexual assault charges, will be having a decision made for him very soon. The foreign ministers ofto end the standoff.
Lastly, Hitachi has claimed that it has found a way to. The quartz glass storage method was announced by Hitachi's chief executive officer, Hiroaki Nakanishi, in Tokyo on Monday.