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Nokia Shows Off New Phones

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    June 22, 2011  Nokia Shows Off New Phones Nokia, seeking to regain lost ground in the highly competitive mobile-phone industry, unveiled models at the high and the low end in Singapore, including the N9 smartphone. India Monsoon Seen Below Normal Monsoon rain in India will likely be slightly below normal this year but that may not affect crop output significantly as the rainfall is expected to be well distributed, according to top weather officials. Pakistan Arrests General Pakistan's military said Tuesday it has arrested a brigadier general for his alleged radical Islamic connections as the nation's powerful armed forces face the growing threat of an Islamist backlash within their ranks. U.K. Detains Hacking Suspect British police arrested a 19-year-old man who may be linked to the online hacker group LulzSec, the latest development in a global law-enforcement scramble to contain an outbreak of cyber attacks. Indi

WSJ | India News - India Real Time: Apple's Retail Secrets

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June 15, 2011  Apple's Retail Secrets Apple's successful retail formula includes intensive control of how employees interact with customers, scripted training for tech support and consideration of every store detail, confidential training manuals and interviews with former employees reveal. No. 39: Afghanistan's Loneliest Number Ghafar's battered 1995 Toyota Corolla looks like countless others on Kabul roads. Yet it's beset with a curse: The car's license plate ends in 39, a numeric combination that has inexplicably become a byword for prostitution in Afghanistan. India Likes Books With a Local Flavor The Indian publishing industry looks all set for explosion. Just as India prefers its own cinema to world cinema, it has become clear that local books do better than international blockbusters, writes Tanuj Khosla. Asia Mixed; Tepco Gains Asian markets were mixed Wednesday in choppy trade, with Tokyo shares up 0.1% suppor

WSJ | India News - India Real Time: Google Defends Way It Gets Phone Data

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The Really Smart Phone Researchers are harvesting a wealth of intimate detail from our cellphone data, uncovering the hidden patterns of our social lives, travels, risk of disease?even our political views. World-Renowned Indian Guru Dies One of India's most renowned spiritual leaders, Sathya Sai Baba?who was considered a living god by millions of followers?died in a hospital funded by his organization in the town of Puttaparthi in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Michael Dell Looks Beyond PC Business Dell CEO Michael Dell has been working to reduce the company's reliance on consumer PCs but he's also hoping to ride the waves on smartphones and tablet computers. Inmates Escape From Afghan Prison Afghan officials say more than 400 inmates have escaped from the main prison in Kandahar city. Tokyo Slips Amid Positive Earnings Reports Asian stock markets were mixed in light trade, with Tokyo giving up early gains. Shanghai was dow