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Foxconn is the 10th Largest Employer in the World

You know that company that builds all your electronics? The one that makes your iPhone and your Xbox and your Kindle and has to install anti-suicide nets to deter miserable workers from ending their lives? It’s a company known to Americans as Foxconn, and it’s the 10th largest employer in the world. » 6/25/15 5:55pm 6/25/15 5:55pm

Foxconn Played an Unwitting Role in the Hack on the Iran Nuclear Talks

The story of Israel using a sophisticated cyberweapon to spy on the United States and others attending nuclear talks is getting weirder. According to Kaspersky, the attackers not only used a Stuxnet-like weapon—they also used a stolen security certificate from Foxconn to sign the malware. » 6/15/15 5:55pm 6/15/15 5:55pm

Report: Foxconn Makes College Kids Assemble PS4s to Graduate

Chinese electronics manufacturer Foxconn was accused of labor violations with the iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPad, Nintendo Wii U and just in general. Now, add Sony's PlayStation 4 to the list, with a new report claiming that university interns are staffing overtime and night shifts for credits required to graduate. » 10/10/13 11:32am 10/10/13 11:32am

The iPhone 5C Is Already Involved in a Labor Violations Scandal

A little less than a week before it's supposed to be unveiled to the public, the iPhone 5C is attracting attention from human rights groups for possible labor violations. While it feels like deja vu after the many Foxconn scandals, there's an important difference this time. The factory is American-owned. » 9/05/13 1:48pm 9/05/13 1:48pm