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Foxconn admits child labor laws breached by use of underage interns

www.engadget.com
Foxconn has admitted that it employed underage interns in breach of China's child labor laws. An internal investigation at its Yantai factory found some of the young trainees were aged 14- and 15-years old (16 being the legal minimum). In a statement received by CNET, the company advised that...
Foxconn admits child labor laws breached by use of underage interns

Two Year Startup ‘Apprenticeship’ Program: Innovative or Exploitative?

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Ms. Ittycheria and Mr. Sarhan. Want to spend two years working full-time at Thrillist, Learnvest or Birchbox for free? If Enstitute’s campaign on Indiegogo is successful, a group of 18- to 24-year-olds will be heading to New York City for a two-year unpaid apprenticeship at a startup, with living costs...
Two Year Startup ‘Apprenticeship’ Program: Innovative or Exploitative?

Apache helicopter – an army tool suited to Afghan mission

www.guardian.co.uk
US helicopter Prince Harry will fly isn't the fastest, takes 16 months of training to master, but is the attack aircraft of choiceThe army regards the Apache helicopter as the attack aircraft of choice in Afghanistan. It is not the fastest helicopter, but those who have flown it say it...
Apache helicopter – an army tool suited to Afghan mission

Glove Tricorder helps train doctors, may lead to DIY cancer screening

www.engadget.com
It may look like an early prototype of the Power Glove, but this wearable "tricorder" is not only less embarrassing than the doomed Nintendo peripheral -- it's also quite a bit more advanced technologically. This second prototype of the medical gadget is home to a veritable arsenal of sensors,...
Glove Tricorder helps train doctors, may lead to DIY cancer screening

Check Out How Apple Brainwashes Its Store Employees--Turning Them Into Clapping, Smiling Zealots

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David Segal of the New York Times takes an excellent look at what it's like to work in an Apple Store--an occupation that has become one of the favorite "McJobs" in our economy for hip college graduates. The pay sucks (relatively), the stores are busy and crowded, and there's...
Check Out How Apple Brainwashes Its Store Employees--Turning Them Into Clapping, Smiling Zealots

What Multinationals Miss in Emerging Markets

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Are multinationals getting the best leadership and professional talent when they recruit in Brazil and other emerging markets? In one sense, yes: These companies can generally hire the most-expensive, best-educated graduates in these countries. But their high standards may actually be keeping multinationals from taking full advantage of the talent...
What Multinationals Miss in Emerging Markets
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