Shattered Dream: Apple Supplier Declares Bankruptcy After iPhone 6 Snub

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An Apple supplier that has partnered with the company on a sapphire glass plant in Arizona filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday after its sapphire crystal wasn’t used for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus screens.

GT Advanced Technology’s glass is expected to be used in two of the three versions of Apple Watch and it is continuing to operate. However, the company’s stock price has fallen more than 95% over the past month.

The company’s stock was trading at $ 0.80 Monday afternoon. It had been trading at almost $ 20 in July largely on the expectation that GT’s glass would be used in the iPhone 6. Read more…

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Onion Review of ‘Hunger Games’ Declares Allegiance to Team Gale

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The Hunger Games is the story of a dystopian government trying to crush the will of of the masses — but who cares? There are plenty of controversial topics in the Hunger Games fandom, but none is more divisive than the teenage romantic dilemmas faced by Katniss.

The Onion reviewer Peter K. Rosenthal is among those who think that the contest between the oppressed and the oppressors doesn’t compare to the contest between Peeta Mellark and Gale Hawthorne for Katniss Everdeen’s heart.

In this awesomely uncomfortable review, Rosenthal complains that, Peeta “isn’t even that hot,” and “could have been way cuter.” Rosenthal’s opinions may be controversial, but since this is the Internet, no one can really keep him from expressing them. Read more…

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