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Monday, Jan 30, 2012 at 1:23 PM
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By Kevin Hall

The Human iPad, Apple's Response and How the Chinese Feel

The Human iPad, Apple's Response and How the Chinese Feel

On Wednesday, the New York Times posted an extensive report called "In China, Human Costs Are Built Into an iPad," which dives into Apple's supply chain and examines, as the title suggests, the human cost of... Read »

Monday, Jan 30, 2012 at 7:05 AM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Tim Cook: Apple Cares About Every Employee in Its Supply Chain

Tim Cook: Apple Cares About Every Employee in Its Supply Chain

After a New York Times story exposes employee abuses at Chinese factories, Cook sends out an email to employees saying Apple never turned a blind eye. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012 at 10:42 AM
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By Sajid Farooq

Jon Stewart, Siri Talk Foxconn

Jon Stewart, Siri Talk Foxconn

With Apple agreeing to allow human rights monitors into its factory in China, the world's eyes are starting to focus more on Foxconn. Read »

Monday, Jan 16, 2012 at 6:02 AM
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By Scott McGrew

Apple: Suppliers Work People Too Hard

Apple: Suppliers Work People Too Hard

Criticism around human rights and poor working conditions prompt Apple to release their internal reports. Read »

Friday, Jan 13, 2012 at 10:54 AM
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By Sajid Farooq

Apple Opens Up Plant to Outside Monitors

Apple Opens Up Plant to Outside Monitors

After a threat of mass suicides and 15 actual tragedies, Apple has agreed to open up its Chinese plant to outside monitors. Read »

Friday, Jan 13, 2012 at 10:09 AM
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By Travis Andrews

300 Foxconn Employees Threatened Suicide

300 Foxconn Employees Threatened Suicide

You may think your boss is a bit of a blowhard, but when was the last time you threatened suicide over the way s/he treats you? Well, that's exactly what 300 employees of Foxconn, the Taiwan-based contract... Read »

Tuesday, Dec 20, 2011 at 11:13 AM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

iPad Factory Explosion May Lessen Apple's Supply

iPad Factory Explosion May Lessen Apple's Supply

An explosion at a Chinese iPad factory my mean iPad shortages for Apple. Read »

Monday, Aug 1, 2011 at 2:35 PM
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By Kevin Hall

Apple Contractor to Replace Workers With Robots

Apple Contractor to Replace Workers With Robots

In what is probably the most large-scale and visible replacement of human workers with robots, Tawainese-based gadget maker Foxconn has announced that it will supplant its human workforce with one million robots... Read »

Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 7:16 AM
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By Jason Middleton

Deadly Explosion at Apple's Plant in China

Deadly Explosion at Apple's Plant in China

Two dead, 16 injured according to reports. Read »

Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 11:19 AM
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By Sajid Farooq

Apple Can't Keep Up With iPad 2 Demands

Apple Can't Keep Up With iPad 2 Demands

As if Apple wasn't having enough trouble dealing with the storm of people demanding an iPad 2, the company now has to deal with shortages stemming from the Japanese tsunami. Read »

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