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Foxconn Suicides

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...

The Woman Who Almost Died Making Your iPhone | Posted 10.06.2013 | Technology

New details have emerged surrounding the 2010 suicide attempt of Foxconn worker Tian Yu, who threw herself from the fourth floor dormitory at Foxconn'...

Report: Foxconn Workers Unhappy Labor Laws Now Implemented

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business

Labor conditions may have improved at factories owned by China's Foxconn, the manufacturer responsible for assembling tech products for Apple and Sams...

More Bad News For Brain-Damaged Foxconn Factory Worker Who Had Half His Brain Removed

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.15.2012 | Technology

A Chinese Apple manufacturer has a message for a worker who had half his brain removed after a factory accident: Get out of the hospital or else. Z...

Jason Linkins

Thomas Friedman Declares An End To Math, Urges Working Class To Get Awesome! | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.27.2012 | Media

As Friedman bops from one global aerie to the next, absorbing the latest sweet whispers from the mesmeric elites he encounters, there's never a reason to end the pep rally. Everything just looks amazing once you're ahead of the curve.

Why Steve Jobs Is Not My Hero?

Saad Khan | Posted 12.26.2011 | Technology
Saad Khan

Now that three weeks have passed since Jobs' demise, it is time to look beyond the glorification and dissect some hidden aspects of his life. He could have changed the world but he chose to think like the others.

Steve Jobs Was Far From Perfect

Mac Hart | Posted 12.20.2011 | Home
Mac Hart

The popular media sees Steve Jobs as a founding father and revolutionary to how the masses use computers. But Mr. Jobs had his faults, and the problem I am having is that the media is ignoring this.

Alleged Worker Abuse At Manufacturer Of Cars 2 Toys

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.30.2011 | Business

Toys bring great joy to many young children. But produced under abusive conditions, they also bring pain. An undercover investigation in Shenzhen,...

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.

Alex Wagner

Can The iPod Save U.S. Workers? | Alex Wagner | Posted 09.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- As President Obama continues to battle for his innovation agenda, a new report released this week by the U.S. International Trade Commissi...

Inside Foxconn: Appalling Conditions At Apple Supplier Exposed

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.06.2011 | Technology

"Some of my roommates weep in the dormitory. I want to cry as well but my tears have not come out." These are the words of a 22-year-old woman work...

Apple Discovers Shocking Abuses At Foreign Factories

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

After ten suicides at Chinese manufacturer Foxconn last year, Apple has published a review of supplier responsibility practices, which reported child ...

Billionaire Foxconn CEO: I Have No Idea How Much Money I Have, 'I'm Working For Society'

Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After a string of eleven suicides this year at Chinese electronics manufacturer Foxconn put the company under intense international scrutiny, the buil...

Foxconn Suicides: Four Employees Attempt Suicide Within One Month At Apple Factory

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Even as the iPad breaks all sales records, something deeply disturbing is happening at Foxconn, the China-based company that manufactures the gadget f...

Labor Standards: There's an App for That

Roger Alford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Roger Alford

If you scratch beneath the surface, Apple's own social audit report paints a different picture of its suppliers. It is a picture of employees who are routinely being underpaid, overworked, and poorly supervised.

Foxconn Suicides Continue: PHOTOS Inside The iPhone Factory Plagued By Deaths

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Foxconn Technology Group's factory in southern China has been plagued by suicides in recent months. A young man who jumped to his death late Wedne...

Foxconn Suicide: Eighth Suicide defends labor practices after 8th suicide

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

AP TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taiwan's Foxconn Technology, a contract maker of the iPhone and other consumer electronics, insisted Wednesday its treatment of ...