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Foxconn factory workers strike, stall iPhone 5 production

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Thousands of workers went on strike at a Foxconn factory in China on Friday, bringing some iPhone 5 production lines to a halt, a labor rights group said. The strike at Foxconn's Zhengzhou factory began at 1 p.m. local time and involved 3000 to 4000 workers, according to New...
Foxconn factory workers strike, stall iPhone 5 production
Foxconn Workers Go On Strike Over Insane Demands, Disrupting iPhone 5 Production (AAPL)

Sharp mortgages itself to the hilt just to keep going

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Sharp has mortgaged its offices and factory buildings in order to raise the cash it needs to stay in business, according to Reuters. It's cut a deal with banks for nearly $2 billion in short-term credit secured on its assets -- including the factory that reportedly produces displays for...
Sharp mortgages itself to the hilt just to keep going

Mozilla Confirms It Will Join Berlin's New 'Factory' Campus

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We’ve covered them since before they existed, but now “Factory”, Berlin’s new, vast tech campus, is taking shape. As builders adapt old factory buildings (an area which will cover 107,000 square feet or 10,000 square meters), the privately-funded initiative has announced that Mozilla will become an anchor resident in the...
Mozilla Confirms It Will Join Berlin's New 'Factory' Campus
Foxconn denies Chinese factories affected by strike, says iPhone production continuing as normal

Report: Thousands Of Foxconn Workers Who Make The iPhone 5 Went On Strike (AAPL)

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Thousands of workers at Foxconn went on strike Friday following demands from their bosses that they improve the quality of their work without the proper training, according to China Labor Watch (CLW). Workers also complained that they were required to work during holidays. We first saw CLW's report on Gizmodo. CLW...
Report: Thousands Of Foxconn Workers Who Make The iPhone 5 Went On Strike (AAPL)

Stricter iPhone 5 quality standards bring worker strike at Foxconn plant

gigaom.com
Some iPhone 5 production was reportedly halted in one Chinese factory of mega-manufacturer Foxconn on Friday due to a conflict between workers and management. The work stoppage is being called a strike by the China Labor Watch group in a news release. The conflict was apparently related to increasingly strict...
Stricter iPhone 5 quality standards bring worker strike at Foxconn plant

Foxconn suicides: Company promises 20% wages hike

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Hon Hai/Foxconn is to raise the wages of around 420,000 factory workers following a string of suicides across its plants.Workers at these plants, which manufacture electronic devices for the likes of HP, Dell and Apple, will see their wages rise by 20 percent, the company has announced.The company claims the...
Foxconn suicides: Company promises 20% wages hike
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