DailyDose: Call of Duty sells copies worth $500mn in 24 hrs & iPhone-smuggling housewives of China

Today’s tech news from around the world: China cracks down on iPhone smuggling housewives, Call of duty sells copies worth $500 million in 24 hours. Apple and Google in talks to settle patent dispute. Dell, Apple shares decline for different reasons, Australia claims $29 million in back taxes from Apple and more.

EBay Sued by U.S. Over Recruiting Accords With Intuit: No poaching agreements aren’t legal in the US.

Apple, Google Consider Arbitration Over Standard Patents: The two are talking to resolve their patent dispute.

Dell Drops to Three-Year Low as Forecast Misses Estimates: Yesterday, the PC maker announced results which missed analyst estimates.

High-flying Apple falls to earth as investors fret over taxes: Apple’s 8th week of steady decline.

New “Call of Duty” game has 1st-day sales of $500 mln:  Its a new record, game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc said on Friday.
China cracks down on iPhone-smuggling housewives: Suppliers for one of China’s largest online iPhone stores have been hauled to court for allegedly evading taxes by smuggling Apple Inc’s iPhones and iPads into the country.

IBM Is Lending $4 Billion To Build New Small Business Clients For Itself.

Facebook reveals how it organises your newsfeed: The social networks response to recent criticism over surfacing of posts.

Australia wants $29m in back taxes from Apple: Same problem Google is facing in India.

RIM CEO hopes carriers do for BB10 what they did for Android: CEO Thorsten Heins thinks that support from U.S. carriers is going to help in a big way.

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