1. News
    February 11th, 2015 by James Niccolai
    Apple’s massive solar farm could power its entire California operations

    Apple is investing in a vast solar plant in Northern California that will generate as much electricity as the company uses to power all its operations...

  2. News
    September 18th, 2014 by Harry Tunnecliffe
    Strikes at Foxconn factory in Brazil halt iPhone production

    Up to 3,500 employees for the Brazilian arm of Apple’s iPhone manufacturing partner Foxconn allegedly went on strike late last week, causing a factory-wide...

  3. News
    September 5th, 2014 by Agam Shah
    Apple attacked over ‘worsening’ Chinese factory conditions

    Apple is under fire again for the way workers are treated at a supplier factory in China, prompting the iPhone maker to rush a team to the factory...

  4. News
    August 6th, 2014 by John Cox
    iPhone 6 will not be delayed by Chinese wheel hub factory explosion

    An explosion over the weekend at a Chinese factory that electroplates aluminium wheel hubs will almost certainly not cause a delay for Apple’s...

  5. News
    June 11th, 2014 by Martyn Williams
    Environment groups ask Apple to end toxic chemical use

    Environmental pressure groups and human rights organisations sent a joint letter to Apple’s chief environmental officer on Tuesday asking her...

  6. Features
    March 27th, 2013 by Tom Kaneshige
    Android tablets challenge iPad on the factory floor

    Android tablets are getting down and dirty on factory floors and taking a bite out of Apple iPad’s dominance there, according to GE Intelligent...

  7. News
    December 19th, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Is Apple eyeing up US$10 billion chip factory in New York?

    Apple is planning to invest US$10 billion in a chip factory in the US, according to a report. This is thought to be part of the company’s plan...

  8. News
    December 19th, 2012 by Michael Kan
    Samsung clashes with labour group over underage worker allegations in China

    Samsung is facing accusations that the company deliberately tried to hide the employment of underage workers at a Chinese supplier, after a labour...

  9. News
    December 11th, 2012 by Patrick Thibodeau
    A US Apple factory may be robot city

    Apple’s planned investment of $100 million next year in a U.S. manufacturing facility is relatively small, but still important. Apple has...

  10. News
    November 11th, 2012 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    Apple manufacturer Foxconn to open TV factory in US?

    Apple manufacturer Foxconn could be planning to open factories in the US, according to new reports. DigiTimes reports that Foxconn is “currently...

  11. News
    October 18th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    iPhone 5 delays caused by difficult manufacturing process

    Apple’s new smartphone, the iPhone 5, is the “most difficult device that Foxconn has ever assembled” according to a Foxconn official...

  12. News
    October 17th, 2012 by Michael Kan
    Foxconn finds underage workers at Nintendo factory in China

    Electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group said on Tuesday that students as young as 14, below the legal working age, were found employed...

  13. News
    October 13th, 2012 by Michael Kan
    Apple supplier refutes claim of suicide at China factory

    Apple supplier Foxlink, a maker of iPhone cable connectors, disputed claims on Friday that a company worker committed suicide after being denied a...

  14. News
    October 12th, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Apple to sign up another Foxconn factory to manufacture iPhone

    Following concerns that Apple will struggle to manufacture enough iPhones in the run up to Christmas, it has been claimed that Apple is extending...

  15. News
    September 26th, 2012 by Michael Kan
    Foxconn factory riot in China blamed on harsh security guards

    Foxconn workers are blaming company security guards for Sunday’s unrest at a manufacturing facility in China, claiming that the mass riot was the...

  16. News
    September 24th, 2012 by Michael Kan
    Mass riot erupts at Foxconn factory in China

    Apple supplier Foxconn said an “incident” involving 2,000 workers erupted late Sunday night near a company manufacturing facility in China,...

  17. News
    September 18th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    iPad mini ‘being built in Pegatron and Foxconn factories’

    Apple’s rumoured iPad mini is reportedly in production at both Foxconn and Pegatron factories, which would make this the first time an Apple...

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