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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.

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.

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."

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 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…

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.

‘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 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.

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.

Foxconn raises salaries for factory workers following quiet meeting with Apple CEO

After a week of protests, Foxconn — the world's largest manufacturer of Apple products — has raised salaries for its Chinese factory workers.

Study: Apple beats Google as most likable company in the US

Apple makes America smile more than Google according to a new study from Harris Interactive. The tech industry overall has been perceived as aiding the ailing US economy. Is Apple the economic catalyst the public believes it is?

Following protests, Apple requests Foxconn factory inspections

At Apple's request, the Fair Labor Association has begun to investigate Foxconn factories in China, where many of Apple's popular iDevices are assembled.