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This News From China Might Make You Not Want To Buy A PlayStation 4

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 10.11.2013 | Technology

Foxconn has another labor controversy on its hands. But this time, it doesn't concern any Apple product. The Chinese electronics manufacturer is in ho...

WATCH: iPad Assembled At Foxconn Factory

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.12.2012 | Technology

Rumors, reports and downright lies have been swirling around the conditions of Foxconn factories in China that assemble products like Apple's new iPad...

Foxconn and the Curious Silence of Social Media

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business
Adam Hanft

Seduction wins over obligation. Based on the minimal level of visible, practical outrage -- boycotts, petitions, any social storm at all -- it's clear that the manifold pleasures we derive from Apple's products are blinding us.

Foxconn Factory's Violations: iPad Factory Workers' Grievances Detailed In Report

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 03.30.2012 | Technology

The results of an audit of three Foxconn factories that manufacture Apple products has turned up "serious and pressing" violations of Chinese labor la...

WATCH: Report Shows Foxconn Hid Teen Workers Before Inspection

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 03.21.2012 | Technology

Reports are swirling that Apple supplier Foxconn hid teenage employees before inspections by the Fair Labor Association. Workers age 16-18 were ban...

High Tech, Low Pay: Let the Workers Behind Our Electronics Be Heard

Smita Narula | Posted 10.04.2011 | Technology
Smita Narula

Apple may be reporting record company sales in 2011, but one thing the company is not making noise about are the details surrounding a string of recent tragedies at the Chinese factory where so much of Apple's current success story is based.

Foxconn To Overhaul Human Workforce With Robot Replacements

Xinhua News Agency | Posted 10.01.2011 | Technology

Taiwanese technology giant Foxconn will replace some of its workers with 1 million robots in three years to cut rising labor expenses and improve effi...

Foxconn Shuts Plant After Workers Hospitalized With Symptoms Of 'Giddiness,' 'Nausea'

Yahoo! News | Tue Jul 27, 7:45 Am ET | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Taiwan's troubled IT giant Foxconn has suspended operations at a factory in India after 250 workers were hospitalised in an incident thought to be lin...

Foxconn Workers Get 30% Raise Following Spate Of Suicides

AP | By ANNIE HUANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology


Foxconn Suffers Ninth Suicide THIS YEAR

AP | By WILLIAM FOREMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology


Workers in Southern China's iPhone and iPad Factory Explain Reasons for Sudden Rise in Factory's Suicides

Bloomberg | Bloomberg News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

"Life is meaningless," said Ah Wei, his fingernails stained black with the dust from the hundreds of mobile phones he has burnished over the course of...