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Konka tries to differentiate with familiar-looking Kanzi 3D UI

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Some phone makers carve their own path, others ride on their coattails. Konka, however, somehow carves its own coattails, and we admire the ingenuity. The Shenzhen-based mobile maker, known for its familiar designs and logo font, has just announced that, going forward, its smartphones will be using the 3D...
Konka tries to differentiate with familiar-looking Kanzi 3D UI

Apple Is Challenged in China Over iPad Name

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Proview Technology (Shenzhen) has filed for a temporary restraining order in a Shanghai court to stop Apple from using the iPad name in mainland China....
Apple Is Challenged in China Over iPad Name

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

Attention politicians: For every ‘prison-wage’ job shipped to Shenzhen, the App Economy has created a healthy job in the US

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American politicians are in a hullabaloo over the 500,000 Foxconn prison-wage jobs in China that they claim could be stationed in the United States, but no one seems to pay attention to the booming “App Economy” that created roughly the same amount of decent jobs stateside. Both sides of...
Attention politicians: For every ‘prison-wage’ job shipped to Shenzhen, the App Economy has created a healthy job in the US

Huawei hardware won't be part of National Broadband Network, says Australia

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Huawei just can't catch a break -- first the US blocks it from being a part of its first responder wireless network, and now, Australia is following suit. According to the Australian Financial Review, the Shenzhen-based outfit has been barred from tendering contracts for the country's A$43 billion National...
Huawei hardware won't be part of National Broadband Network, says Australia

Yitoa M9704 9.7-inch ICS tablet has a keyboard that doubles as a case, we go hands-on (video)

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Hall 17 at CeBIT in Hannover could just as well be downtown Shenzhen. Step inside its cavernous walls, and the air lights up with the sound of chirpy pop music, and excited sales chatter. But once you tune out the aural assault and look past the swathe of Gingerbread...
Yitoa M9704 9.7-inch ICS tablet has a keyboard that doubles as a case, we go hands-on (video)

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

Apple’s iPad trademark dispute in China continues after Proview is spared liquidation

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Apple’s dispute over the iPad trademark in China continues on after Proview, the company that is the legally recognized holder of the term, was spared from liquidation by a court ruling, according to China Daily. Cash-strapped Proview had been taken to court one of its creditors, Fubon Insurance, in a move...
Apple’s iPad trademark dispute in China continues after Proview is spared liquidation

Apple opens up inspection of its Foxconn plants to Fair Labor Association

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One of Apple's major manufacturing cogs, Foxconn, will receive voluntary audits from the Fair Labor Association on factories in both Shenzhen and Chengdu in China. These inspections have already began earlier today over in Foxconn City. It will involved polling "thousands" of employees covering both their working and living...
Apple opens up inspection of its Foxconn plants to Fair Labor Association

Apple looks to expand China presence with new Apple Stores in Chengdu and Shenzhen

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Chinese government officials have revealed that Apple is making plans to increase its presence in China by opening two new Apple Stores in Chengdu and Shenzhen. The move would represent the first retail outlets that the Cupertino-based firm has opened outside of Beijing and Shanghai, and would take the total number...
Apple looks to expand China presence with new Apple Stores in Chengdu and Shenzhen

Report claims 200,000 new iPads have already been smuggled into China-Hong Kong border city

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It’s only been four days since Apple launched the new iPad in 10 markets worldwide, but already Chinese media outlets are reporting that some 200,000 grey market devices have been smuggled into Shenzhen, a city bordering Hong Kong. According to a CUTV report [Chinese] — translated and cited by Tech In...
Report claims 200,000 new iPads have already been smuggled into China-Hong Kong border city

Apple to open Stores in Chinese cities where iOS devices are made

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Reuters today reports that Apple will be expanding its current five store Chinese Store presence to Chengdu and Shenzhen.  Interestingly, both of those cities are where Foxconn produces iPhones and iPads (or have in the past). The pessimist would say: Now factory workers can save a few months wage and head...
Apple to open Stores in Chinese cities where iOS devices are made

Apple pays $60 million in iPad trademark dispute, makes peace with Proview

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Earlier this year, iPads were flying off the shelves in China -- but not for the expected reasons. The slates were being removed from stores following an injunction granted to Shenzhen Proview Technology, a local firm that had laid claim to the iPad trademark. The injunction was rebuffed by...
Apple pays $60 million in iPad trademark dispute, makes peace with Proview

Ca-Fi 621000 brings infotainment to cars with double DIN / without Connect or Sync

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Shenzhen-based Innotrends has been pushing infotainment systems for a while now, and though standalone solutions like the Ca-Fi seem rather clunky when you can buy a Focus with Sync baked in, not everyone can count a flashy new "connected" model as their set of wheels. Today the company announced...
Ca-Fi 621000 brings infotainment to cars with double DIN / without Connect or Sync

Apple looks to open two more stores in China

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The company will reportedly open its brick-and-mortar locations in Chengdu and Shenzhen, supplementing the current stores it already has in the country. [Read more]...
Apple looks to open two more stores in China

Shanghai court rejects Proview injunction, okays the sale of Apple iPads

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The legal tussle between Apple and Proview over the iPad has swung in Cupertino's direction. According to Ximin News, a Shanghai court has rebuffed Proview's demand for an injunction halting the sale of the Apple tablet due to licensing issues. The Pudong New Area People's Court made the decision...
Shanghai court rejects Proview injunction, okays the sale of Apple iPads

Proview creditor Bank of China may push to settle with Apple over iPad trademark

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Apple’s fight for the rights to the iPad trademark in China saw a new development today as Proview revealed that the Bank of China is one creditor that is currently managing the firm. The Bank of China and Minsheng Bank were revealed to have “controlled” the company since March 2009, according to Proview...
Proview creditor Bank of China may push to settle with Apple over iPad trademark

How it's made: Join us on a tour of the MK802 mini PC factory (video)

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Getting to grips with the Android 4.0-toting MK802 mini PC earlier this month just left us wanting more. Luckily, ARMdevices.net recently took a tour of the Shenzhen factory where it's born to bring us a hands-on straight from source. The MK802 is one of a couple of devices we've...
How it's made: Join us on a tour of the MK802 mini PC factory (video)

Proview Seeking to Cut Off Apple's Worldwide Supply of iPads

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Earlier this week, we noted that Chinese authorities had begun seizing iPad stocks from a small number of retailers over Apple's alleged infringement of a disputed "iPad" trademark. Apple claims that it purchased the Chinese rights to the trademark several years ago, but the original owner Proview and Chinese courts...
Proview Seeking to Cut Off Apple's Worldwide Supply of iPads

Apple Announces Independent Factory Inspections

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Apple said an independent labor rights organization had begun auditing working conditions at Chinese factories where Apple products are made. The first inspections involved a Shenzhen factory known as Foxconn City....
Apple Announces Independent Factory Inspections
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Hong Kong court allegedly sides with Apple in iPad name dispute

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If you've been following the latest bub around the hub, you may remember Apple's recent scuff with Shenzhen-based Proview Technology -- the Chinese outfit that holds the local trademark on the name "iPad." Not only did Apple lose a trademark lawsuit for the iPad name, but some time later...
Hong Kong court allegedly sides with Apple in iPad name dispute

Bill Maher Piles On the Foxconn Shame-Fest [Video]

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Bill Maher interviewed Mike Daisey last week on Real Time, adding to the scourge of recent negative publicity surrounding the conditions at Apple supplier Foxconn. Daisey is the actor who wrote and performed the one-man show The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, a musing that faces the labor...
Bill Maher Piles On the Foxconn Shame-Fest [Video]

This Is The Best Glimpse Into Foxconn Yet (Video)

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The shroud surrounding Foxconn is slowing being pulled back. Once a very secretive OEM manufacturer, the company has started to let reporters and their cameras inside their facilities in an effort to clear its name. The video here comes by way of Marketplace’s Rob Schmitz, the publication’s Shanghai Bureau Chief...
This Is The Best Glimpse Into Foxconn Yet (Video)

Chinese Customs Tells Proview That Ban of iPad Exports Would be Difficult

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Reuters reports that Proview Technology will apparently have a hard time blocking Apple iPad exports from China. On Tuesday, we reported that Proview was seeking a block on both Chinese imports and exports of the iPad over a trademark dispute with Apple. Given that Apple's iPad manufacturing is centered in...
Chinese Customs Tells Proview That Ban of iPad Exports Would be Difficult
The best video yet from inside a Chinese iPad factory

Apple Is About To Ramp Up Its Presence In China With Two New Stores (AAPL)

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Apple is planning to expand its presence in China by opening up two more flagship stores, according to a new report. Chinese government officials told Reuters that Apple has been approved to open up a new store in the city of Chengdu and is in the "final stages" of the...
Apple Is About To Ramp Up Its Presence In China With Two New Stores (AAPL)

VIDEO: Watch an iPad get made from the Foxconn factory floor

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Marketplace Shanghai Bureau Chief Rob Schmitz is only the second reporter ever to gain access to visit the factory floor at Apple's Chinese producer Foxconn. In this exclusive video, see highlights from his tour of the assembly line and the Foxconn campus and facilities to see what living and...
VIDEO: Watch an iPad get made from the Foxconn factory floor

Apple's efforts fail to end gruelling conditions at Foxconn factories

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Abuses continue at electronics assembly firm with staff working up to 80 hours' overtime a month, says Hong Kong rights groupGruelling workloads, humiliating punishments and battery-farm living conditions remain routine for workers assembling Apple's luxury electronics, according to one of the most detailed reports yet on life inside China's Foxconn...
Apple's efforts fail to end gruelling conditions at Foxconn factories

Apple pays $60m to settle iPad dispute in China

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Apple will pay the Chinese firm Proview to end a trademark dispute involving rights to the iPad name in ChinaApple has agreed to pay a Chinese company $60m (£38m) to settle a dispute over ownership of the iPad name, a court announced on Monday, removing a potential obstacle to sales...
Apple pays $60m to settle iPad dispute in China
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