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Samsung denies employing child workers at its supplier

Samsung has denied any child workers were employed at the factory where its mobile phones are made.

By Dec. 16, 2012


Facebook: No more voting, but we're still listening

The social network makes its results official. Though people won't be able to vote anymore, Facebook promises other ways for public engagement in the future.

By Dec. 11, 2012


Google called back to Parliament to defend UK tax situation

Google has been asked to return to Parliament to once again defend its tax arrangements in the UK after an investigation by Reuters.

By May. 1, 2013


Dismal voter turnout may doom Facebook's quasi-democracy

Facebook will abolish users' ability to veto its policy changes unless 300 million people cast a vote. Without a huge spike before today's noon deadline, user voting rights are history.

By Dec. 10, 2012


Canada's stimulus plan advertised on The Pirate Bay

Whoops. Perhaps an ad on a notorious piracy-oriented file-sharing site is not the best way to encourage Canadians to spend money. The government says it was all a mistake.

By Sep. 29, 2012


Congressional report dings Microsoft, HP for avoiding taxes

Report examines how two of technology's biggest companies exploited weaknesses and loopholes in tax and accounting rules. But they're not doing anything illegal.

By Sep. 20, 2012


Apple's Foxconn factories have "tons of issues"

Just days after describing the iPad and iPhone factories as "first class", investigators have admitted things aren't quite so rosy.

By Feb. 18, 2012


Group says it found child workers at Samsung supplier factory

China Labor Watch says an investigation found at least three girls under the age of 16 working at an HTNS Shenzhen Co. factory that assembles Samsung cell phones. But Samsung denies the workers were underage.

By Dec. 14, 2012


Facebook opens vote on policy changes, addresses privacy concerns

The site's proposed policy changes are officially open for a vote. Think it's a farce? The company's calling in an independent auditor.

By Dec. 3, 2012


Apple, Foxconn to share cost of improving factory conditions

The iPhone maker and its supplier will each kick in money in an effort to alleviate conditions for Foxconn's Chinese employees.

By May. 10, 2012