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iPhone 5 demand too high to match, says manufacturer

iPhone 5 - Too hot to handle?

Demand for the new iPhone is exceeding supply, says a key supplier of Apple.

Japan crisis hits tech. companies, disrupts supplies

Japan’s crisis seems to have hit the technology sector pretty hard, and many major companies worrying about shortage of supply and disruption of manufacturing facilities.

Oil supply disruption could lead to further rise in gas prices

A leak discovered on Saturday morning has led to the shutdown of the Trans Alaska Pipeline System, operated by a consortium in which BP holds the largest share. Though the spill is minimal but it can lead to a short term increase in the already above normal prices of gas.

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Window display slammed as obscene

London -- A window display at a London shopping center is drawing numerous complaints comparing it to pornography and accusing it of objectifying women.

The 8-foot window display at Suit Supply in the Westfield shopping center features images of a man sitting next to a woman while she touches her naked breast, a driving man groping a female passenger and a man lifting a reclining woman's dress to look at her underwear, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday.

The pictures, part of the store's "Shameless" advertising campaign, have been the subject of numerous complaints to Westfield managers and the Advertising Standards Authority. Complaints have also been posted on the Mumsnet Web site and Twitter.