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Foxconn worker jumps to death from apartment in Chengdu

Worker was reportedly 23 years old and had been employed by Foxconn for just one month before his death.

By Jun. 14, 2012

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Foxconn worker riot leads to arrests, damage in Chengdu

Workers in Foxconn's Chengdu factory reportedly rioted on Monday following complaints that they were treated poorly by security staff.

By Jun. 8, 2012

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Chengdu, China, to host 2009 World Cyber Games grand finale

The 2009 event will move to China on the heels of the 2008 finals that will be held this November in Germany and the 2007 finals, which were hosted in Seattle.

By Apr. 8, 2008

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China opens city-sized shopping mall, with fake sun

If you don't care about authenticity, the New Century Global Center has everything you could want, including an artificial Mediterranean village.

By Jul. 3, 2013

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Sulfur-based tech the answer to burnable lithium-ion batteries?

Scientists with the Department of Energy have designed a new type of battery that they say outpaces the ubiquitous lithium-ion batteries in flammability, cost, and ability to hold a charge.

By Jun. 5, 2013

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Apple looks to open two more stores in China

It will reportedly open new brick-and-mortar venues in Chengdu and Shenzhen. But if it does, might it face an injunction targeting the iPad?

By Jun. 6, 2012

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Foxconn denies report of attempted suicide at factory

Manufacturing giant confirms that a dispute occurred at one of its factories but denies that anyone jumped from the roof.

By Apr. 1, 2013

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iPad Mini already in production in Brazil, says report

According to a new report, Apple's next iPad -- or at least the smaller version of it -- is already being produced in Brazil.

By Oct. 1, 2012

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Putting a human cost on the iPad

An in-depth New York Times report focuses on the final months of a factory worker who died as a result of an explosion at a factory that makes iPads, as well as the conditions workers often endure.

By Jan. 25, 2012

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Amazon Kindle debuts in China

The Kindle Fire HD tablet and Kindle Paperwhite e-book reader are now on sale in China.

By Jun. 7, 2013