Foxconn

Apple bans artistic game based on Foxconn suicides from App Store

After being live for less than an hour, Apple has removed a "controversial" iPhone game from the App Store that explores the ethical complications surrounding the mass production of electronics.

Apple

How Apple’s Foxconn problem is like Nike’s sweatshop problem, and why the outcome is the same

Reminiscent of 1990s Nike, Apple now faces intense criticism for the working conditions of its manufacturing partners. Will customers force a change?

Apple

Foxconn denies iPhone 5 plant in China went on strike

Conflicting with previous reports that Foxconn workers halted iPhone 5 production this week, the company refuted the strike claims today.

Apple

Foxconn factory at center of riot reopens, supply not affected

The Foxconn factory at the center of a large riot on Sunday night reopened on Tuesday, a company spokesperson said, adding that there has been no impact on supply.

Apple

Riot breaks out at Foxconn plant, 40 injured [video]

A riot involving thousands of workers and police has caused the temporary shutdown of a Foxconn plan in northern China.

Apple

Apple supplier Foxconn improving working conditions, says FLA report

The Fair Labor Association has reported that Apple supplier Foxconn is making good progress with improving the working conditions of its employees, though added that some of the biggest challenges lie ahead.

Apple

Foxconn CEO claims iPhone 5 will “shame” Samsung Galaxy S III

With the launch of the iPhone 5 likely just a few months away, the head honcho at Foxconn spent some time this week praising the new Apple smartphone and putting down rivals.

Android Army

Foxconn workers riot in south-western China

How bad are things for the people who make your iPhone? Bad enough that a restaurant argument can set off a full-scale riot - well, depending on which version of events you believe.

Apple

Foxconn ‘making preparations’ for Apple iTV production, says chairman

Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou says that his company, Apple's primary manufacturer, has begun pre-production work to prepare for a forthcoming Apple "iTV."

Apple

Foxconn iPad factory shown in rare behind-the-scenes video

A new video goes behind the scenes at a Foxconn factory in southern China showing the assembly of Apple's iPad and providing some insight into the lives of workers at the facility.

Apple

Apple CEO meets Chinese vice premier as Foxconn workers complain of too many days off

Apple CEO Tim Cook is in China this week meeting government offiicials and possibly trying to clear up a number of issues facing the tech company there. Meanwhile, some Foxconn employees working on the iPad line have been complaining that they're being given…

Apple

DT Debates: Should Mike Daisey’s Foxconn show be seen as journalism or art?

In the debut of our debate series, staff writers Jeffrey Van Camp and Andrew Couts argue the merits and harms of Mike Daisey's recent exploits.

Apple

‘This American Life': Our damning Apple-Foxconn show was ‘partially fabricated’

"This American Life" says it will retract an entire episode about Apple's Foxconn factories in China because "significant" portions of the show were based on "fabricated" information from playwright Mike Daisey.

Apple

Apple supplier Foxconn now using X-ray machines to catch defective products

Manufacturing giant Foxconn has reportedly installed X-ray machines at some of its factories to spot faulty products along the assembly line. They may also help the company to reduce labor costs.

Apple

ABC’s Nightline granted inside access to Apple factories, report airs tonight

A Nightline report entitled, "iFactory: Inside Apple," will air on Tuesday night, taking a closer look at the conditions inside the controversial Foxconn factories responsible for manufacturing Apple devices.

Apple