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Argentine governor lays off 170 employees via YouTube

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An Argentine governor has caused a kerfuffle in his province after using a YouTube video to lay off half of his 340 provincial officials.

Posted: February 1st, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Samsung finds ‘inadequate’ practices in China plants

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Samsung Electronics said Monday that a probe of its suppliers in China had found no evidence of alleged child labor, but did uncover some “inadequate” employment practices that needed to be remedied.

Posted: November 26th, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Foxconn workers halt production at iPhone plant

Local and mainland Chinese universities' students, dressed as the Foxconn workers, hold mock iPads with a skeleton print outside an Apple Premium Reseller shop in Hong Kong in this May 2011 file photo. AP

Foxconn Technology Group denied on Saturday that production was affected at a Chinese factory that makes Apple’s iPhones, although both state media and an overseas labor watch group said some workers halted production lines on Friday, apparently over higher quality control standards.

Posted: October 6th, 2012 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Apple supplier halts China factory after violence

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The company that makes Apple’s iPhones suspended production at a factory in China on Monday after a fight involving as many as 2,000 employees.

Posted: September 24th, 2012 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Abuse at Apple’s China suppliers—watchdog

In this March 28, 2012, photo provided by Apple, Inc., Apple CEO Tim Cook, center, visits the iPhone production line at the newly built manufacturing facility Foxconn Zhengzhou Technology Park, which employs 120,000 people. Cook topped a Glassdoor.com ranking of corporate chief executives with a 97 percent approval rating by those he commands at the California-based maker of iPads, iPhones, iPods and Macintosh computers.  AP PHOTO/APPLE

A labor rights group said Thursday it had found “deplorable” conditions at Apple suppliers in China, following a probe of several firms that make the US technology giant’s hugely popular products.

Posted: June 28th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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