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’3rd generation iPads’ begin to ship from Chengdu, China

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. We are starting to see the first shipment notifications this week of “new iPads” departing out of Chengdu in Western China. Chengdu, you’ll recall was the site of a deadly Foxconn explosion on an iPad 2 assembly line last summer. This particular model was a single 16GB Black Wifi...
’3rd generation iPads’ begin to ship from Chengdu, China

One Thousand Foxconn Workers Riot In Chengdu, China Plant

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According to a brief in the Want China Times, workers in the Foxconn plant in Chengdu rioted in a male dormitory, throwing bottles, trash, and furniture after plant security came to the dormitory to investigate a thief. Approximately a thousand workers threw trash bins and paper and set off fireworks...
One Thousand Foxconn Workers Riot In Chengdu, China Plant

Following heavy criticism, Apple announces new investigation into labor conditions at Foxconn

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Last month saw several big stories reporting on poor working conditions at the factories in China which makes Apple products. Chief executive Tim Cook responded by saying that Apple had nothing to apologize for. Now Apple has announced a series of special “voluntary audits” at Foxconn factories in Shenzen and...
Following heavy criticism, Apple announces new investigation into labor conditions at Foxconn
Foxconn workers rise up against security guards, dozens arrested

CEOs are bullish on China's new consumer

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Mass-market tastes are changing at a rapid clip. By Brian Dumaine FORTUNE -- At today's town hall meeting at Fortune's Global Forum in Chengdu, China, leaders of some of the world's largest corporation engaged in a lively debate over the shape of China's changing culture. Mass-market tastes--especially among China's younger...
CEOs are bullish on China's new consumer

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?

How Homeland Security agents reeled in a Chinese software pirate

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In June of 2011, Xiang Li sat in a hotel room in Saipan, trying to close a deal with US businessmen. The 35-year-old entrepreneur from Chengdu, China had brought along some samples of his wares—a collection of software on DVDs ready for resale; sample packaging materials and associated designs;...
How Homeland Security agents reeled in a Chinese software pirate

Fair Labor Association Begins Auditing Foxconn's Manufacturing Facilities at Apple's Request

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Last month, Apple and the Fair Labor Association (FLA) announced an agreement that would see the FLA monitoring workplace conditions in Apple's supply chain, providing independent oversight to ensure compliance with worker rights standards set by Apple and the FLA. Apple is the first technology company to join the FLA,...
Fair Labor Association Begins Auditing Foxconn's Manufacturing Facilities at Apple's Request

High tech investing where government subsidies abound

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China has a hot new startup scene, but there are still a lot of challenges. By Jennifer Reingold FORTUNE -- The "fail your way to success" model has been gospel for Silicon Valley venture capitalists and private-company investors for a long time. But in mainland China, that notion hasn't fully...
High tech investing where government subsidies abound
Apple's leadership spurs industry-wide changes for Chinese labor

Apple asks Fair Labor Association to inspect Foxconn

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The company says that Foxconn factories in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China will be inspected....
Apple asks Fair Labor Association to inspect Foxconn

Apple suppliers get independent audits

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The organization auditing Apple’s supply chain in China says it will publicly release the names of the companies that it reviews. The Fair Labor Association said its labor team will visit Foxconn factories in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China, at Apple’s request, the company said in a statement Monday. Read full...
Apple suppliers get independent audits

Workers riot at Foxconn's Chengdu plant

www.electronista.com
A number of workers at Foxconn's plant in Chengdu, China rioted on Monday night, reports say. The incident allegedly began when security guards attempted to stop a thief, and workers with grudges against the guards interfered. From there the situation grew out of control, until as many as a thousand...
Workers riot at Foxconn's Chengdu plant

What's Foxconn Really Like? We're Going To Find Out Tomorrow (AAPL)

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ABC's Nightline received an exclusive invite from Apple to check out Foxconn's manufacturing facilities in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China, following the string of reports in the New York Times and on NPR about the poor working conditions there. The special airs tomorrow (Feb. 21) at 11:35 p.m. Eastern on...
What's Foxconn Really Like? We're Going To Find Out Tomorrow (AAPL)

Apple does a 180 with suppliers in China

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Apple is now one of the most aggressive tech companies in adopting progressive environmental policies in China. FORTUNE -- Ma Jun, the noted Chinese environmental activist, says Apple has gone in a short period of time from being the most uncooperative of electronics companies to "one of the most proactive...
Apple does a 180 with suppliers in China

Geek of the Week: Heidi Yu, startup entrepreneur and 'chic geek' accessory designer

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Heidi Yu grew up in Chengdu, China, and has been in the Seattle region for seven years. A graduate of the Seattle University MBA program, she honed her startup skills in business plan competitions, including a winning plan for incorporating clean energy and road construction projects. Heidi Yu with...
Geek of the Week: Heidi Yu, startup entrepreneur and 'chic geek' accessory designer

Sharp and Foxconn Teaming Up for New iPhone Display Plant in China

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Following a March agreement that saw Foxconn and Sharp entering into a partnership to advance LCD technology, Reuters reports on a new article from Japan's Nikkei business newspaper indicating that the two companies are specifically teaming up on a new plant in Chengdu, China to produce displays for the iPhone.Japan's...
Sharp and Foxconn Teaming Up for New iPhone Display Plant in China
ABC News gets rare access to Apple’s troubled plants in China — will you watch?
ABC visits Foxconn factories for a first-hand look at working conditions
Fair Labor Association to investigate Apple’s suppliers

New Shenzen, China Apple Store scheduled for grand opening this Saturday

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Cupertino-based Apple is set to open its first Apple Store in Shenzen, China this Saturday, November 3rd at 9AM — as confirmed on its website earlier this morning. The store is located in Yitian Holiday Plaza at Nanshan district of Shenzhen. It marks the seventh store in China, as...
New Shenzen, China Apple Store scheduled for grand opening this Saturday

Apple Orders Foxconn Labor Inspections

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With outcry growing over working conditions at some of its overseas manufacturing partners, Apple is taking a more socially responsible stance on the matter. In January it became the first technology company to join the Fair Labor Association (FLA). Today it announced that the FLA, at its request, has begun...
Apple Orders Foxconn Labor Inspections

Microsoft's Chinese Factory Worker Conditions Are The Same As Apple's (MSFT)

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Consumer watchdog organizations are screaming over Apple's worker conditions. And rightly so. But why leave Microsoft off the hook? John Grgurich at The Motley Fool points out that when Foxconn workers hit one of their low points, they were working for Microsoft, not Apple. He writes: In 2010, 12...
Microsoft's Chinese Factory Worker Conditions Are The Same As Apple's (MSFT)

Apple asks the Fair Labor Association to inspect working conditions Foxconn

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As part of its attempts to remain as transparent as possible when it comes to its operations in China, Apple has announced today that it has asked the Fair Labor Association to “conduct special voluntary audits of Apple’s final assembly suppliers, including Foxconn factories in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China”. As...
Apple asks the Fair Labor Association to inspect working conditions Foxconn

Foxconn, Sharp to build China plant for iPhone displays

www.electronista.com
Just two months after Foxconn bought a 10 percent stake in Sharp, the two companies have announced a collaboration on a plant in Chengdu, China that will be used to build iPhone displays and potentially displays for other products. Foxconn will build the plant, and Sharp will assist by supplying...
Foxconn, Sharp to build China plant for iPhone displays

Lenovo Is Still On The Hunt For A Big Server Acquisition, And It's Also Hungry For Enterprise Storage (LNVGY, IBM)

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Lenovo's recent bid to buy IBM's low-end server business fizzled, but Lenovo is still looking to acquire servers and storage to fill out its enterprise tech portfolio. "Servers and storage is the business we want to expand and develop," Lenovo CEO  said Thursday at a conference in Chengdu, China, as reported...
Lenovo Is Still On The Hunt For A Big Server Acquisition, And It's Also Hungry For Enterprise Storage (LNVGY, IBM)

Apple's Massive New Hong Kong Store with 30-Foot Tall Glass Windows Leads Next Weekend's Grand Openings

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Apple today officially revealed that its new Causeway Bay retail store at Hysan Place will open this Saturday, becoming the company's third store in Hong Kong. The new store is a massive flagship location, as evidenced by the company's use of "curtain" graphics on the facade as is typically reserved...
Apple's Massive New Hong Kong Store with 30-Foot Tall Glass Windows Leads Next Weekend's Grand Openings

Apple's New Causeway Bay Retail Store in Hong Kong Unveiled

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Earlier this week, we noted that this weekend's group of Apple retail store grand openings would be headlined by the company's Causeway Bay flagship location in Hong Kong. The store features three levels, with a 30-foot tall glass curtain wall making a significant impact on the shopping center. With the...
Apple's New Causeway Bay Retail Store in Hong Kong Unveiled

Apple Orders Investigators To Check Out Labor Conditions In Foxconn (AAPL)

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Big announcement from Apple this morning. (More to come ...) Apple® today announced that the Fair Labor Association will conduct special voluntary audits of Apple’s final assembly suppliers, including Foxconn factories in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China, at Apple’s request. A team of labor rights experts led by FLA president...
Apple Orders Investigators To Check Out Labor Conditions In Foxconn (AAPL)
Foxconn factories under inspection by the Fair Labor Association, at Apple's request
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