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September 09, 2011

  Foxconn, the Chinese supplier of Apple’s iPad 2, is expecting to ship 20 million iPad 2s before Christmas. Amazon Chairman and internet billionaire Jeff Bezos' private rocketship crashed and burned during test flight. A "flight instability" triggered safeguards which stopped thrust on the Blue Origin's rocket.http://www.blueorigin.com/letter.htm A federal judge has tossed out a "grossly excessive" November jury award that would have seen software company SAP pay $1.3 billion to arch-rival Oracle for theft of its intellectual property. A new trial will be required if Oracle rejects the new $272 million dollar settlement.