POGUE: Apple's Foxconn Factory Jobs Are Way Better Than The Alternative -- Rice Farming And Prostitution
The NYT's gadget guru David Pogue makes several smart points about labor conditions at Foxconn, the Chinese company that builds products for Apple pretty much every other electronics manufacturer. Americans have recoiled in surprise at descriptions of Foxconn working conditions, and this outcry has led Apple to order inspections...
Apple manufacturer Foxconn is investing $1.6 billion in Sharp and committing to buying up to 50% of the company's flatscreen panels, reports Bloomberg. This could be a move on Foxconn's end to simply ensure that it has a decent supply for future products, such as the long-rumored Apple television....
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