Entries in 'foxconn' (13)

Report: Foxconn working on mobile games, first title planned in 2014

Report: Foxconn working on mobile games, first title planned in 2014

Controversial (if not infamous) manufacturing company Foxconn will try its hand at developing mobile games, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 5th 2013 at 9:25PM in News
UPDATED: Forced student labour used to build PS4s at Foxconn - report

UPDATED: Forced student labour used to build PS4s at Foxconn - report

It has been alleged that controversial Chinese manufacturer Foxconn has been using forced labour as part of its PS4 manufacturing operation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2013 at 4:04PM in News
Apple has rejected up to 8m iPhones from Foxconn - report

Apple has rejected up to 8m iPhones from Foxconn - report

Apple is believed to have rejected millions of iPhone devices, returning them to manufacturer Foxconn citing quality concerns.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 23rd 2013 at 10:57AM in News
Nintendo says Foxconn violated its CSR guidelines

Nintendo says Foxconn violated its CSR guidelines

Underage child workers likely were involved in the production of the Wii U, Nintendo has confessed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2012 at 2:24PM in News

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Foxconn admits to child labour infringements

Foxconn admits to child labour infringements

Chinese technology manufacturer Foxconn has admitted hiring children as young as 14 to work in its factories.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2012 at 11:48AM in News
iPhone 5 scratching issues slowing handset production

iPhone 5 scratching issues slowing handset production

Apple’s fight to get the iPhone 5 into customer’s hands is continuing to prove troublesome.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 11th 2012 at 9:22AM in News
Fresh Foxconn worker unrest halts iPhone 5 production

Fresh Foxconn worker unrest halts iPhone 5 production

Production of the iPhone 5 has been halted once again following fresh disruption at Chinese manufacturer Foxconn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2012 at 9:15AM in News
Undercover journalist reveals misery of Chinese iPhone 5 workers

Undercover journalist reveals misery of Chinese iPhone 5 workers

A Chinese journalist has shone on a light on the working conditions that prompted a riot at the Foxconn factory assembling the iPhone 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2012 at 10:09AM in News

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Riot leads to Foxconn factory closure

Riot leads to Foxconn factory closure

A brawl involving upwards of 2,000 workers has forced a unit at infamous Chinese manufacturing plant Foxconn to temporarily close.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2012 at 11:46AM in News
Staff riot at Foxconn plant

Staff riot at Foxconn plant

The world’s largest electronics manufacturing plant descended into chaos on Monday night as male workers rioted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2012 at 1:11PM in News
Apple's "smart TV" enters production, rumour suggests

Apple's "smart TV" enters production, rumour suggests

The first of Apple’s secretive smart TVs has apparently entered production.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2012 at 9:36AM in News
Mass suicide threat at Chinese Xbox 360 plant

Mass suicide threat at Chinese Xbox 360 plant

The issue of Chinese human rights has been thrust into the limelight again this morning with news that Chinese workers on an Xbox 360 manufacturing line have threatened their employer ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2012 at 9:06AM in News

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iPad 2 supplies threatened

iPad 2 supplies threatened

An explosion at the Foxconn factory in Chengdu China which resulted in three deaths and 15 injured is likely to put Apple's iPad 2 supply further in constraint.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on May 23rd 2011 at 9:27AM in News