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Yahoo struggles under weight of long email outage
As Yahoo goes into a fourth day of an email outage, angry users are venting their frustrations on social networks.
Foxconn Technology Group has come up short in trying to limit the overtime hours of its workers in China, but still made progress in improving the working conditions at three of its factories that make products for Apple, a labor group said Thursday.
Twitter reversed a controversial policy change announced Thursday that would let a user block others on Twitter, but the blocked people could still continue to follow and see the user's tweets and interact with them.