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07.29.13
Apple's new suppliers are 'even worse' than Foxconn, says China Labor Watch
07.29.13

Apple's new suppliers are 'even worse' than Foxconn, says China Labor Watch

Just as Pegatron has managed to snatch more Apple contracts away from Foxconn, so too has it attra...

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09.19.12
Rethink delivers Baxter the friendly worker robot, prepares us for our future metal overlords (video)
09.19.12

Rethink delivers Baxter the friendly worker robot, prepares us for our future metal overlords (video)

No one would characterize existing factory robots as especially warm and fuzzy: they're usually di...

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07.28.12
HP laptop comes with webcam standard, peek at Chinese factory as bonus (video)
07.28.12

HP laptop comes with webcam standard, peek at Chinese factory as bonus (video)

Most tours of Chinese factories at least give workers a heads-up that they'll be on camera. Not so...

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02.17.12
Foxconn raises Chinese worker wages
02.17.12

Foxconn raises Chinese worker wages

Foxconn has been back in the news lately for an investigation, commenced by Apple's request, into...

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07.15.11
Samsung study finds no link between cancer and work conditions, might not be released in full
07.15.11

Samsung study finds no link between cancer and work conditions, might not be released in full

Samsung has finally wrapped up that investigation into alleged cancer risks at its chip facilities,...

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03.01.11
Former Apple employee admits he sold confidential info, cost the company in excess of $2 million
03.01.11

Former Apple employee admits he sold confidential info, cost the company in excess of $2 million

Paul Devine, the man who last August collected a pretty lengthy list of charges against his name fr...

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02.01.11
Exclusive: A day trip to Meizu's factory (video)
02.01.11

Exclusive: A day trip to Meizu's factory (video)

Jack Wong is a very lucky guy. Or you can say he's very unfortunate. On one hand, his eight-year-o...

By R. Lai,   02.01.11
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11.24.06
Tmsuk unveils Ubiko: the personable cellphone salesbot
11.24.06

Tmsuk unveils Ubiko: the personable cellphone salesbot

Robots lending a helping hand certainly isn't a new spectacle, but a determined and forthright mech...

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11.24.06
Tmsuk unveils Ubiko: the personable cellphone salesbot
11.24.06

Tmsuk unveils Ubiko: the personable cellphone salesbot

Robots lending a helping hand certainly isn't a new spectacle, but a determined and forthright mech...

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