Apple orders 10M iPad Minis for Fourth Quarter

Apple’s apparently ordered more iPad Minis than manufacturer’s received orders for the Kindle Fire.  This looks like anything but a fire sale! Component makers in Asia say they have received orders to make more than 10 million of the much-rumored but as yet unannounced tablet in the fourth quarter, sources in the supply chain tell The Wall Street Journal. That target is roughly twice what Amazon reportedly ordered for the...

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China’s New Military Build-Up

China has had a busy few months of announcements.  It’s military build-up grew by more than 13% year-over-year and its technology and posturing has been a major threat to its neighbors. Some of its latest innovations: China unveiled its first stealth jet Reached the early operating phase of a “carrier-killer” missile, the first-ever capable of targeting our carriers under way from a long distance Sea-tested its first-ever...

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