After a four-month investigation of 10 of Apple’s Chinese suppliers, China Labor Watch (CLW) has concluded that working conditions in many of the factories of Apple’s component manufacturers are “deplorable”.
Someone who recently purchased a MacBook Pro found a little Foxconn gem packaged with his new laptop. He found a card with thirteen rules written on it.
Those who know about Chinese history, warfare and martial arts like Kung Fu are well aware of that fact that violence is an integral part of Chinese culture. This past Tuesday, on 5 June 2012, Apple witnessed this at night (according to Chinese time).
Months ago, Mike Daisey decided to grab some headlines with his lies about Apple and its partner Foxconn. But he was exposed.
At D10 Conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook defended Apple’s reliance on supply chains (read Foxconn) and its willingness to micromanage them when they fall short of expectations.
Chinese news website iFeng has managed to go there, where few, including Apple CEO Tim Cook, have gone before. iFeng went inside of the Zhengzhou Foxconn facility to get a peek at how iPhones are made.
A new report has asserted that Hon Hai Precision Industry, also know as Foxconn, is investing $210 million in an upcoming plant in Huai’an city which is meant to help satisfy the ever-growing demand for Apple products around the world.
Foxconn chief executive Terry Gou has confirmed that Apple will use some of its cash to help improve the labor conditions for more than 1 million workers in Foxconn’s Chinese factories. Devices like the iPhone, iPad, and iPod are assembled in these factories.
Journalist Rob Schmitz was in news when he exposed the lies and fabrications of Mike Daisey about Apple and Foxconn. Earlier this week, we reported that Schmitz had been invited to have a look in an iPad manufacturing factory of Foxconn in China.
Mike Daisey lied about Apple and its partner Foxconn for some cheap publicity. His lies were exposed, leaving him red-faced. Now the man who exposed Daisey has been invited to Foxconn.