Comcast Defends Merger, Apple Checks its Chinese Suppliers … And News of a Little Dog, Too

Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. is defending its proposed merger in filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission. Those against the merger say the deal could create a monopoly in the cable market.

Major brands like Apple and HP report they are trying to ensure their suppliers in China are not violating labor laws by overworking intern student workers. Student workers are not supposed to work more than 8 hours a day, but this rule is reportedly disregarded by Chinese factories.

BlackBerry introduced its Passport device today - a new smartphone that aims to revive the company’s handset business.

And, in perhaps the cutest delivery service ever invented, Dutch airline KLM is using dogs to reunite passengers with their lost items. Those who forget their phone on a plane, for instance, may be greeted by Sherlock, a beagle who will sniff out the owner of the lost item.

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