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Late News: Fake Apple Stores Closed, Zuckerberg Tops Media Personality Chart, Apple Sued by Personal Audio Yet Again

Following the discovery of a fake Apple Store operating the Chinese city of Kunming, officials have discovered that there are five such stores operating in the city. According to BBC News, Chinese officials have closed down two of the five businesses as they didn’t have a business license.

AMD is still looking for the ‘right candidate’ to fill the position of CEO but analysts believe that the company should go for an executive with a good track record instead of opting for a high profile candidate. In a recent conference call with analysts, AMD claimed that time is not a factor in its search for a CEO but finding the right candidate is, Market Watch notes.

Recently unearthed documents have revealed that Apple is planning to open a retail outlet in New York’s Grand Central Terminal, which will be the biggest Apple Store in the world when it opens. Citing certain Metropolitan Transit Authority documents, The New York Post has revealed that the store will cover a massive 23,000 square-foot area and will utilise the station’s north and northeast balconies.

Mark Zuckerberg has a reason to celebrate. The founder of the most popular social networking site has been named as the most influential person in the UK media. Highlighting the growing impact of social media in the social life, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey featured the second spot in the annual chart of the top 100 influential people in the country’s media released by The Guardian.

Patent troll Personal Audio has filed a patent infringement against Apple yet again, having won $8 million in damages back in 2009. The suit, which has again been filed in East Texas, claims that Apple’s iPod Nano Generation 6, iPod Shuffle Generation 4, iPod Touch Generation 4, iPhone 4, and iPad 2 products violate a bunch of its patents related to downloadable playlists.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.