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Apple's next iPhone coming in September, 7-in. iPad launching in August - report

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Pegatron has reportedly landed orders for Apple's next-generation iPhone, rumored to launch in September, while Foxconn will allegedly manufacture a new 7-inch iPad arriving in August....
Apple's next iPhone coming in September, 7-in. iPad launching in August - report
Foxconn hacked by group called SwaggSec, here’s what they are looking at…

Foxconn's Servers Hacked, Exposing Vendor Usernames and Passwords

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One of Foxconn's servers was reportedly hacked, exposing usernames and passwords for clients and employees. The group that took credit for the hack is called SwaggSec who claims they weren't doing it in response to working conditions or even for information on the iPhone 5, but simply for the enjoyment...
Foxconn's Servers Hacked, Exposing Vendor Usernames and Passwords

It’s Just A Flesh Wound: Apple Stocks Down For Fifth Consecutive Day

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Apple stock fell 4.1% on Monday and has fallen for five consecutive days, a move that has drained $50 billion in market capital from the company and dropped share price from a high of 643 on April 10. The price is currently at 580. Apple has been flying high lately,...
It’s Just A Flesh Wound: Apple Stocks Down For Fifth Consecutive Day

Protesters to rally against Apple at Grand Central store tomorrow

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Protesters plan to stage a demonstration tomorrow in an effort to take Apple to task for partnering with Eastern manufacturers repeatedly accused of mistreating factory workers. Change.org and SomeOfUs have combined their efforts to raise awareness of poor working conditions in factories operated by Foxconn that manufacture consumer electronics...
Protesters to rally against Apple at Grand Central store tomorrow
High-res Sharp panel spotted, is it for iPad 3?

Alibaba unveils the Haier Zing, a $157 smartphone launching in China mid-June

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Alicloud, the cloud computing branch of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has uppped its mobile game after it unveiled the Haier Zing, the newest smartphone powered by its Android-based Aliyun operating system. Priced at $157 (999 RMB) and launching mid-June, it is powered by a 1 GHz process and comes with 512 MB of RAM and a...
Alibaba unveils the Haier Zing, a $157 smartphone launching in China mid-June

1,000 Foxconn Workers Rioted Monday Night Over A Tiny Incident

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Tensions are still high at electronics manufacturer Foxconn despite pledges to raise quality of living for workers. On Monday night a huge riot started at a Chengdu dormitory over a tiny incident. According to Taiwan-based WantChinaTimes, workers with a grudge against the security guards prevented them from catching a thief....
1,000 Foxconn Workers Rioted Monday Night Over A Tiny Incident

Foxconn CEO: Apple will share the cost of improving workers’ conditions

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Foxconn has revealed that Apple will jointly share the cost of improving the conditions of workers at its Chinese factories which produce the US company’s iPhone and iPad devices. Speaking to media at the launch of its new China headquarters in Shanghai, Foxconn CEO Terry Gou revealed Apple’s commitment to helping improve...
Foxconn CEO: Apple will share the cost of improving workers’ conditions

Apple supplier Foxconn employee describes working conditions

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As the Apple supplier continues to face criticism over its factory conditions, CNN profiles the story of one worker in particular....
Apple supplier Foxconn employee describes working conditions

Tim Cook does what Jobs didn’t: Visit China as Apple’s CEO

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Tim Cook has been spotted in China, making him the first Apple CEO to visit the world’s largest country, sparking a media frenzy in a country that is fast becoming obsessed by Apple. Cook was spotted by Sina Weibo users, a number of who posted a photo of the Apple...
Tim Cook does what Jobs didn’t: Visit China as Apple’s CEO

Another publication investigates Foxconn: CNN interviews an iPad assembler, Apple responds

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After The New York Times published a lengthy two-part piece covering the controversial working conditions of Apple’s supply chain within Foxconn factories in China, other publications have been doing their own investigative work to find out more. The NYT’s second installment brought us the backstory of Foxconn worker Lai...
Another publication investigates Foxconn: CNN interviews an iPad assembler, Apple responds

VIDEO: At Foxconn, An Exclusive Look At How An iPad Is Made

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Much has been written about conditions at Foxconn, the embattled Chinese manufacturer for Apple and a host of other hardware companies. But only a couple of reporters have had access to one of the sprawling company’s factory floors: Joel Johnson wrote Wired‘s March 2011 cover story, “1 Million Workers....
VIDEO: At Foxconn, An Exclusive Look At How An iPad Is Made

New iPhone to debut in October, Foxconn employee says

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Apple's next iPhone -- rumored to be called the iPhone 5 -- is launching in October, the head of human resources at Foxconn's Taiyuan factory reportedly said. [Read more]...
New iPhone to debut in October, Foxconn employee says

Sharp forms strategic partnership with Foxconn parent Hon Hai to boost competitiveness

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Japanese electronics giant Sharp has today announced a strategic deal with Hon Hai (parent company of Foxconn) that sees both parties combine and establish a manufacturing partnership that will combine the strengths of each company, “to launch cost competitive components and products.” As part of the deal, Sharp and Hon Hai...
Sharp forms strategic partnership with Foxconn parent Hon Hai to boost competitiveness

Foxconn Said to Have Been Hacked by Group Critical of Working Conditions

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Hackers claimed to have stolen internal data from Apple supplier Foxconn, and leaked the information online, in response to media reports of poor working......
Foxconn Said to Have Been Hacked by Group Critical of Working Conditions

Reports from China claim Apple has started shipping the ‘iPad 3′ to the US

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It’s getting close to the strongly rumored launch date of Apple’s third generation iPad — March 7 — and it seems that Apple may have already begun shipping the device to the US, according to a report out of China, where they are built. The Apple Pro blog [Chinese], via...
Reports from China claim Apple has started shipping the ‘iPad 3′ to the US

Foxconn To Invest $1.6B In Sharp For Flat Panels, Maybe For The iPad? Maybe For Apple TV?

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Apple has yet to make any statements about where and when we might ever see an Apple TV product to match the impact it has had in the smartphone and tablet markets. But news of an investment by its key manufacturing partner, Foxconn, could point to the confidence others have...
Foxconn To Invest $1.6B In Sharp For Flat Panels, Maybe For The iPad? Maybe For Apple TV?

Official: China now has more than 1 billion mobile phone users

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The Chinese government has revealed that the country now has more than 1 billion mobile phone users, confirming a fact that had been anticipated for some while, in response to the continued growth of mobile devices there. As Tech In Asia reveals – citing a Chinese language report from Sina Tech...
Official: China now has more than 1 billion mobile phone users

The Truth About Foxconn: It's Not That Bad

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Read it at Bloomberg > Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »See Also:A Tour Of The Foxconn Factory Where Teenagers Are Making Your iPhone For $1.78 An HourGuess How Long It Takes To Make An iPadApple And Foxconn Respond To ABC's Report On...
The Truth About Foxconn: It's Not That Bad

Alleged Foxconn hack allowed bogus orders to be placed for vendors

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A "Greyhat" hacking group announced this week that it had successfully hacked contract manufacturer Foxconn and released usernames and passwords for vendors that could be used to place fraudulent orders for companies like Apple and Microsoft....
Alleged Foxconn hack allowed bogus orders to be placed for vendors
Foxconn attacked by hacker group, internal information released

Baidu aims to rival iOS, Android with own smartphone, OS and app store

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Baidu has announced details of its soon-to-launch new smartphone and the cloud-centric operating system (OS) that will power it. The Chinese search giant says that the move, which will put Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS platforms under pressure in China, will bring about a revolution of affordable smartphones. The Foxconn-built...
Baidu aims to rival iOS, Android with own smartphone, OS and app store

The three patents Microsoft is hammering the Nook with—and why they may be invalid

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Microsoft's complaint against Barnes & Noble's Android-based Nook devices has been narrowed down to just three patents, with the US International Trade Commission having to decide whether Nook devices infringe on several patented methods of interacting with and downloading electronic documents. Barnes & Noble is also asking the ITC...
The three patents Microsoft is hammering the Nook with—and why they may be invalid

Foxconn CEO talks up iPhone 5, puts down Galaxy S III

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Foxconn CEO boasts about the iPhone 5, suggesting that consumers pass on Samsung's Galaxy S III and wait for Apple's next phone. [Read more]...
Foxconn CEO talks up iPhone 5, puts down Galaxy S III

Marketplace takes a look at how the iPad is made and who, exactly, builds it

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The unique privilege of jumpsuiting up and prowling the Foxconn factory floor may be reserved for the likes of Tim Cook and Nightline's Bill Weir, but thanks to American Public Media's Marketplace, we can all take a peek at the iPad production line. The above video is part of...
Marketplace takes a look at how the iPad is made and who, exactly, builds it

All That Cash: On Apple, Twitter And The New Bit Factories

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Editor’s Note: This guest post was written by Amit Runchal, who blogs at Interactioned. The speculation of what Apple is going to do with all their cash has long been a favorite topic in the tech and financial press. But the thinking along those lines is often akin to the...
All That Cash: On Apple, Twitter And The New Bit Factories

Apple has reportedly commissioned environmental reviews of its suppliers in China

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With investigations into the conditions of the labourers that build its products underway already, Apple now looks to have turned its attention to addressing the environmental issues within its supply chain in China. Ma Jun, who is the founder of the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs, told USA Today that the firm...
Apple has reportedly commissioned environmental reviews of its suppliers in China

Foxconn builds a fanless nano PC, forgets to put someone else's name on it

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Two nano PCs, actually, and both expected to be announced officially this week according to FanlessTech. The first is the Foxconn AT-5300, running off a 2.13GHz dual-core Cedar Trail D2700, while the second -- the AT-5600 -- is powered by AMD's popular (but last-gen) 1.65GHz E450 APU. Each one...
Foxconn builds a fanless nano PC, forgets to put someone else's name on it
What we learned from the 'Nightline' report on Foxconn factories
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