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AMNews: Apple Sues Amazon, Huawei 'Not Guilty' of Racial Discrimination, Apple Selects Intel over AMD

Amazon's Kindle Fire is not only attracting customers, but also some trouble from Apple. Apple already filed a suit against Amazon over the use of the phrase "App Store." On Wednesday, Apple expanded the suit by adding another claim that focuses on "false advertising" related to the online retail giants latest tablet.

BT has declared the creation of 300 new jobs at the company's Sandwell site in West Bromwich. This news brought some hope for the dismal labour market which is facing really tough times. The vacancies were confirmed after the company entered into a "positive discussions" with the Communications Workers Union (CWU). On the outcome of the discussion, BT begun recruiting for various roles.

Huawei, accused of racial discrimination by a former employee, has been cleared of the charges. The lawsuit was bought forward by technical support engineer Judeson Peter, who claimed he was fired because he was British.

Microsoft shareholders' faith in the software giant's chief executive officer Steve Ballmer has declined slightly, it seems. During the company's annual shareholders meeting, Ballmer was re-elected to the board after receiving votes from 92 percent shareholders, down from 95 percent at last year's shareholder meeting.

Apple had reportedly commissioned Advanced Micro Devices to power the MacBook Air with its processor, but changed its mind at the last minute due to production issues. Tech website SemiAccurate claims the Macbook Air is currently running on ‘Plan B' when Apple decided to use an Intel Sandy Bridge processor.

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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.