1. News
    February 23rd, 2012 by Roy Harris
    How will Foxconn’s pay impact Apple prices?

    The shakeup in workplace conditions — and especially pay levels — at Apple Chinese partner Foxconn Technology is occurring far faster...

  2. News
    February 14th, 2012 by Lex Friedman
    Apple asks Fair Labor Association to inspect Foxconn

    Apple on Monday announced that, at its request, the Fair Labor Association (FLA) will begin special, voluntary inspections of Apple’s final assembly...

  3. News
    February 9th, 2012 by Michael Kan
    Foxconn ‘hacked’ by group critical of working conditions

    Hackers claimed to have stolen internal data from Apple supplier Foxconn, and leaked the information online, in response to media reports of poor...

  4. News
    February 9th, 2012 by Jonathan Stewart and David Price
    China factory protest at Sydney Apple store Friday

    A 250,000 strong, online signature petition will be delivered to Apple’s George Street store in Sydney tomorrow, as part of a Change.org global...

  5. News
    February 7th, 2012 by Jonathan Stewart and David Price
    Dollar-a-day report prompts Apple retort

    Apple “cares about every worker” in its worldwide supply chain, the company has said in response to a CNN video documenting an iPad assembly...

  6. News
    February 3rd, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Apple Chinese factory petition gathers 162,000 signatures in a week

    An online petition asking Apple to protect the Chinese workers who make its popular products has gathered more than 162,000 signatures in just over...

  7. News
    January 24th, 2012 by Ben Camm-Jones
    Why Apple is forced to manufacture overseas

    It isn’t just lower labour costs that are behind Apple’s decision to have most of its products manufactured in the Far East, according...

  8. News
    January 17th, 2012 by Ben Camm-Jones
    iPad 3 production begins?

    Apple’s manufacturing partners have begun production of the iPad 3, which will have a faster processor and work with LTE networks, a report...

  9. News
    January 15th, 2012 by Phillip Michaels
    Apple releases Supplier Responsibility report

    Apple says it stepped up environmental audits of suppliers and found significantly fewer cases of underage labour at its supplier plants last year....

  10. News
    November 7th, 2011 by Michael Kan
    Foxconn busy building robots?

    The parent of Apple supplier Foxconn has broken ground on a new research and development facility in Taiwan to produce what could be robots that will...

  11. News
    November 6th, 2011 by Ben Camm-Jones
    New Kindle Fire: 8.9in display?

    Amazon is seemingly preparing to manufacture an 8.9in version of the Kindle Fire, according to sources in the company’s supply chain. Digitimes...

  12. News
    September 11th, 2011 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Foxconn producing 150,000 iPhone 5 units daily

    Foxconn is reported to be assembling 150,000 iPhone 5s every day, according to reports. Digitimes claims that shipments could reach six million in...

  13. News
    August 1st, 2011 by Tim Grey
    Foxconn to replace workers with 1 million robots

    Apple’s Taiwanese manufacturing partner, Foxconn, is planning to replace workers with 1 million robots in an effort to address rising labour costs,...

  14. News
    July 29th, 2011 by Tim Grey
    Apple contracts Pegatron over Foxconn for iPad 3

    Long-time Apple contractor Hon Hai, parent company of Foxconn, appears to have lost a potentially lucrative contract, with competitor Pegatronunderbidding...

  15. News
    June 16th, 2011 by Tim Grey
    Three jailed for iPad 2 leak

    Three people have been jailed by a Chinese court for leaking information on the iPad 2 six months before its release, reports the Wall Street Journal....

  16. News
    May 27th, 2011 by Ben Camm-Jones
    Apple aims to boost iPad 2 production

    Apple is taking steps to increase stock levels of its in-demand tablet, the iPad 2, according to reports from Taiwan. According to Digitimes, the...

  17. News
    May 25th, 2011 by Macworld Staff
    Foxconn closes plants after explosion

    Foxconn has taken further action to ensure the safety of its workers after a blast killed three employees and injured many more last week. The Wall...

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