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iPhone 5 sales: British supply firms set to benefit from Apple's success

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Designers ARM Holdings and chip wafer makers IQE are among five UK firms with profits strongly affected by their client AppleRecord queues outside Apple stores in nine countries on Friday suggest the iPhone 5 will be a blockbuster. The new model will be available in 100 countries by the end...
iPhone 5 sales: British supply firms set to benefit from Apple's success

Sharp looks to sell TV assembly plants in Mexico, China, report says

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In the event the company sells the plants, it would be able to shed 3,000 employees from its workforce. [Read more]...
Sharp looks to sell TV assembly plants in Mexico, China, report says

Unverified iPad 3 Rumors: Price List Suggests Price Hike Over iPad 2, Shipments to U.S. En Route?

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Over the past several days, several unverified rumors about the iPad 3 have been showing up on Chinese microblogging site Sina Weibo, offering tidbits of information about Apple's plans for the device. One post seems to depict a price comparison between the iPad 2 and iPad 3 possibly revealing a...
Unverified iPad 3 Rumors: Price List Suggests Price Hike Over iPad 2, Shipments to U.S. En Route?

Fair Labor Association begins independent audits of Foxconn factories

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Apple has announced on Monday that independent third-party inspections of its final assembly plants in China have officially begun in "Foxconn City." The factory in Shenzhen is one of several facilities that will be audited by the Fair Labor Association, a labor rights activist group that admitted Apple as a member...
Fair Labor Association begins independent audits of Foxconn factories

Apple storms past HP to lead global PC market, says Canalys

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Canalys has announced that Apple, after reporting stellar results, became the leading worldwide client PC vendor in the fourth quarter of 2011. Apple shipped over 15 million iPads and five million Macs, representing 17% of the total 120 million client PCs shipped globally in the fourth quarter. Overall, the total...
Apple storms past HP to lead global PC market, says Canalys

Foxconn 'considers plan to open factories in US'

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Taiwan company's reportedly evaluating LA and Detroit as site for TV assembly plants owing to rising labour costs at homeFoxconn, the controversial Taiwanese manufacturer that has become one of the world's largest employers thanks to booming demand for the Apple products it assembles, is reportedly planning to open factories in...
Foxconn 'considers plan to open factories in US'

This energy bill will fire up the renewables industry | Gordon Edge

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You don't have to be a whizz at maths to see that the targets will require massive renewables growth. Yes, it can happenThe importance of the energy bill, which will frame the investment climate for the next several decades, cannot be exaggerated.Although we are still digesting all the detail in...
This energy bill will fire up the renewables industry | Gordon Edge

Fair Labor Association Finds Progress in Follow-Up Status Report on Foxconn's Apple Facilities

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The Fair Labor Association (FLA) today announced the release of a status report outlining progress that has made since the group's initial high-profile audits of several Foxconn facilities in China serving as assembly plants for Apple products. In follow-up visits to the plants in late June and early July, the...
Fair Labor Association Finds Progress in Follow-Up Status Report on Foxconn's Apple Facilities

Apple faces its 'Nike moment' over working conditions in Chinese factories

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Apple contractor, Foxconn raises wages by 25% after reports of long hours for the hundreds of thousands of staff in ChinaApple is facing a "Nike moment" which hit the shoe company in the 1990s when its use of cheap labour in the Far East was revealed, one of the inspectors...
Apple faces its 'Nike moment' over working conditions in Chinese factories

Analyst: iPhone 5 supply no longer appears to be an issue

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Shipping times are down to one week at all three U.S. carriers FORTUNE -- Despite Foxconn chairman Terry Gou's comment this week that his assembly plants were falling short of meeting the "huge demand." Despite the 3-4 week shipping delays listed on Apple's website. Despite the customers that still queue up...
Analyst: iPhone 5 supply no longer appears to be an issue

Labor audits find poor working conditions at Apple factories

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The Fair Labor Association said Thursday more than half of the workers in Apple’s assembly plants work more than the company’s limit of 60 hours a week and that many of them face hazardous working conditions. Read full article >>...
Labor audits find poor working conditions at Apple factories
Foxconn workers, activists claim no change at Apple plants following FLA audits

Videos: The new iPad lands in 30 more countries this week

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Apple's tablet sales expand deeper into Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East The queue in Taiwan. Source: CTS TV FORTUNE -- The fastest roll-out yet of an iOS device picked up pace this week as Apple (AAPL) prepared to launch the new iPad in 23 countries Friday and...
Videos: The new iPad lands in 30 more countries this week
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