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09.03.12
Samsung finishes initial Chinese factory audits, plans long-term solutions to labor woes
09.03.12

Samsung finishes initial Chinese factory audits, plans long-term solutions to labor woes

Samsung faced some serious allegations surrounding the plants of its Chinese contractor HEG Electr...

By J. Fingas,   09.03.12
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08.07.12
Samsung accused of, denies employing child labor through Chinese contractor
08.07.12

Samsung accused of, denies employing child labor through Chinese contractor

Despite improvements, working conditions are still a sore point in China -- and China Labor Watch...

By J. Fingas,   08.07.12
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07.31.12
Panasonic Photosynthesis System converts carbon dioxide to organic material with plant-like efficiency
07.31.12

Panasonic Photosynthesis System converts carbon dioxide to organic material with plant-like efficiency

Greenery may fulfill a superficial need to improve the landscape aesthetic, but plants play a much...

By Z. Honig,   07.31.12
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07.13.12
Greenpeace: Apple's energy policy has improved, still needs to remove the coal smoke from iCloud
07.13.12

Greenpeace: Apple's energy policy has improved, still needs to remove the coal smoke from iCloud

Wondering where Apple stands environmentally after the recent withdrawal (and subsequent return) o...

By B. Heater,   07.13.12
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05.24.12
Sharp reportedly getting cozy with Hon Hai Precision, helping to make phone and tablet LCDs in Chengdu
05.24.12

Sharp reportedly getting cozy with Hon Hai Precision, helping to make phone and tablet LCDs in Chengdu

If we believe Japan's Nikkei, the decision by Hon Hai Precision Industry (that is, Foxconn's daddy...

By J. Fingas,   05.24.12
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05.21.12
Koubachi WiFi Plant Sensor takes your cactii's temperature, sends it to your iPhone
05.21.12

Koubachi WiFi Plant Sensor takes your cactii's temperature, sends it to your iPhone

Plants, like pets, need to be constantly cared for, but not everyone's blessed with the requisite...

By J. Volpe,   05.21.12
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05.10.12
Apple to pitch in on costs for improving Foxconn factory conditions
05.10.12

Apple to pitch in on costs for improving Foxconn factory conditions

Apple and Foxconn had already promised to improve working conditions at mainland Chinese factories...

By J. Fingas,   05.10.12
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05.10.12
Samsung shuns point-and-shoot cameras, switches factory to pricier mirrorless types
05.10.12

Samsung shuns point-and-shoot cameras, switches factory to pricier mirrorless types

Samsung's main camera plant in China is being converted to produce high-end mirrorless cameras ins...

By S. Sakr,   05.10.12
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04.20.12
Apple to create 500 jobs in Cork, Ireland
04.20.12

Apple to create 500 jobs in Cork, Ireland

Apple announced today that it will expand its headquarters in Cork, Ireland. "Apple has been in C...

By K. Hodgkins,   04.20.12
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