Global Launch

  • iPhone 4 owners in grip of reception problem June 26, 2010

    Seattle: First there's the anticipation. Then, the long lines, followed by the triumphant walk out of the Apple store, new gadget in hand. Now, inevitably, the first slew of complaints are in, among them that just holding the iPhone 4 a certain way can interfere with calls. Apple Inc. redesigned the fourth...
  • iPhone 4 in short supply at Japan launch June 24, 2010

    Tokyo: Apple's newest iPhone was in short supply just hours after its global launch began in Tokyo on Thursday morning as hundreds queued outside stores across the city to become among the first in the world to own the device. At the Apple store in the swanky Ginza shopping district, several...
  • Sleep-deprived Apple fans brave rain for iPhone 4 June 24, 2010

    Tokyo/San Francisco: Hundreds of fans flocked to stores in Tokyo to be the first buyers of Apple's iPhone 4 and some lined up in San Francisco as the red-hot smartphone rolls out on Thursday in five of the world's six largest economies. Sales of the iPhone 4, which boasts a higher-quality...
  • Apple iPhone 4 makes glitzy debut June 24, 2010

    Tokyo: Fans stormed Apple Inc's store in Japan and operator Softbank Corp's outlets as the company launched a slim new version of its wildly popular iPhone. Due to the time difference in the global launch, Japanese customers were the first to get hold of the coveted iPhone 4, which debuts in...
  • Al Jazeera all set for global launch October 11, 2006

    Kuala Lumpur: Al Jazeera International, the new 24-hour English-language news and current affairs channel, has announced its full line-up of bureaux and correspondents worldwide ahead of its global launch later this year. In addition to the four broadcast centres strategically located in Doha, Kuala Lumpur, London and Washington, it will...