1. News
    January 29th, 2013 by Michael Kan
    Apple cut ties with Chinese supplier for hiring underage workers

    Apple found 11 facilities within its supply chain using underage labour last year, and went as far to sever ties with one Chinese component maker...

  2. News
    January 15th, 2013 by Michael Kan
    Workers strike at Foxconn supplier in China

    More than 1,000 workers reportedly went on strike at a Foxconn supplier in China demanding better pay. Riot police are said to have responded by suppressing...

  3. News
    December 23rd, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Corruption at Apple Stores puts workers on Santa’s ‘naughty list’

    Evil Geniuses are speaking out about corruption at Apple Stores across America. “Apple has some serious naughty behavior problem on its hands,”...

  4. 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...

  5. News
    December 1st, 2012 by Michael Kan
    Samsung announces plan to tackle labour violations by Chinese suppliers

    Samsung Electronics announced new measures to keep its suppliers in China compliant with labour laws after it completed a round of audits that found...

  6. News
    October 25th, 2012 by Matt Hamblen
    iPad mini will be a hit with workers, analysts predict

    Apple’s new 7.9in iPad mini will be a huge hit with business users as well as consumers, several industry analysts predicted Wednesday. Why?...

  7. Blogs
    October 25th, 2012 by Michael Kan
    Foxconn builds products for many vendors, but its mud sticks to Apple

    The name Foxconn has become shorthand for the human costs of building the iPhone in China, linking Apple to bad publicity about worker suicides, deaths...

  8. News
    October 24th, 2012 by Michael Kan
    iPad mini manufacturer Pegatron accused of labour abuses

    A workers’ rights group has slammed what it calls the “iPad mini manufacturer” for maintaining poor working conditions at a factory...

  9. 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...

  10. News
    September 13th, 2012 by Michael Kan
    Apple supplier Foxconn denies using forced student labor in Chinese factories

    Apple supplier Foxconn has denied forcing vocational school students in China to work at its factories, following claims that the students must remain...

  11. News
    September 12th, 2012 by Michael Kan
    China blames companies for lack of “human care”

    A Chinese official on Tuesday weighed in on the controversy surrounding working conditions at Apple and Samsung’s suppliers in the country,...

  12. News
    August 22nd, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Yahoo! CEO wants to give every worker an iPhone, not Android

    Newly appointed Yahoo! CEO (and former Google employee) Marissa Mayer wants to give all of her staff new iPhones, in a move that will likely put ...

  13. News
    August 10th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    New Obama campaign app for iPhone causes concern for voters’ safety

    A new campaign app for iPhone – launched by the Obama for President Campaign in the US – is causing concern among lobbyists, who point to a number...

  14. News
    July 19th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Foxconn runs recruitment drive to meet iPhone 5 and iPad mini demand

    Thousands of applicants are queuing outside Apple manufactuer Foxconn’s Chengdu and Zhengzhou factories in China to apply for ‘summer’...

  15. News
    June 3rd, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Apple’s Tim Cook ‘I care about Chinese and US workers’

    Apple has yet again been held accountable for the mistreating of Chinese workers at the Foxconn factories where many Apple products are manufactured....

  16. News
    April 13th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Journalist releases Foxconn video footage

    Journalist Rob Schmitz has published a second report from his visit to Chinese Foxconn factories and has released video footage showing highlights...

  17. News
    April 5th, 2012 by Sharon Gaudin
    Yahoo laying off 2000 workers to save $375 million

    After weeks of rumours of a pending reorganization, Yahoo announced this morning that the company is laying off about 2000 workers. Yahoo will begin...

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