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FoxConn Xbox Workers Threaten Suicide
2012-01-13 05:59:19

Assembly workers at Foxconn Technology’s Wuhan plant, where they build Microsoft’s Xbox 360, threatened to kill themselves if their wages and working conditions did not improve.

2011-12-30 13:20:43

More rumors of Apple developing its own television set are popping up, saying the company is planning a 32- and 37-inch set.

2011-05-21 06:38:02

On Friday, Xinhua News Agency reported a large explosion and fire at the Hongfujin Precision Electronics plant in the high-tech industrial zone west of Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, killing two people and injuring 16 others.

2011-05-02 06:55:00

Perhaps you found a good deal on your new Apple iPhone or iPad, but how much does it cost in disrupting the lives of the factory workers assembling those fancy gadgets?

2011-03-21 14:13:00

REDMOND, Wash., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today filed legal actions in the International Trade Commission and the U.S. District Court of the Western District of Washington against Barnes & Noble, Inc. and its device manufacturers, Foxconn International Holdings Ltd.

2011-02-22 08:59:14

The scheduled April launch of the Apple iPad 2 will be delayed until June due to production issues.

2011-02-16 13:31:21

Apple said its contractor has "saved lives" with a suicide prevention program established after a number of workers killed themselves at plants in China.

2011-01-20 08:55:00

Apple has come under fire from environmental groups in China, who accuse the California-based tech giant of ignoring health and safety concerns at factories in the Asian country.

2010-12-07 14:40:00

DigiTimes reported on Tuesday that Apple's next iPad tablet will start to ship as early as February from electronics maker Foxconn Electronics' factories in China.

2010-05-28 06:10:00

An employee of China-based Foxconn Technology Group attempted to kill himself Thursday, becoming the company’s 13th worker to commit or attempt to commit suicide this year, China state media reported.

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