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Apple users have longed for the ability to run and install Flash applications on their iOS devices. But a spat between Adobe and Apple emerged after Apple changed the wording in its developer agreements, by disallowing non-Apple approved languages on iOS devices.
The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice are both deciding on who shall lead the investigation into an anti-trust enquiry.
Steve Jobs penned a 'thoughts on Flash' post last year which spun the technology industry into heated debate as to whether he was right, or plainly wrong. Nevertheless, iPhones and iPads still do not have Flash installed (and cannot be installed) on them.
Along with the launch of the iPad, many stories broke of the suicides at the Foxconn factory where many Apple products are built and manufactured.
Apple investigated Foxconn after complaints were made in 2006, in particular focusing on bad employment practices and workers spending too long building products and not having enough time off. However, Foxconn did announce that it would bring in counsellors to better 'support its workers'.
Only a few weeks ago, an explosion at the iPad-building plant killed at least two and injured over a dozen. The iPad stock may be affected.
Though many of the companies who use the plant have promised to investigate, little has come to fruition.
When Jason Chen of Gizmodo received a prototype of the new iPhone 4, he could not have possibly been able to gauge the reaction and the consequences of his actions.
He published a video showing himself with the iPhone 4 before its release along with a full review and breakdown of the phone.
Police kicked down the door to his home and searched every piece of computing equipment they could find, from hard disks all the way down to flash drives.
Questions were raised of Apple's involvement with the lawsuit and the subsequent legal action against Chen, and even whether Chen was protected under freedom of the press rights held in California and the United States.
Apple eventually asked for the phone back, for which Gizmodo and Chen were happy to oblige -- even with the saga that had kicked off in between.