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environmental activists

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Greenpeace stages energy protest at Pinterest HQ

Activists hand out cupcakes and coffee to Pinterest employees in bid to press company's management to use greener energy to power its Internet business.

By May 6, 2014

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Symantec: Politically motivated DOS attacks detected in Vietnam

Security firms and Google reported DOS attacks on Web sites of Vietnamese activists.

By January 14, 2014

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The environmental pitfalls at the end of an iPhone's life

Recycling or throwing out any piece of consumer electronics has an environmental cost. Apple is among the most progressive companies dealing with the problem. But is it enough?

By September 26, 2012

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'No more iSlave:' An activist fights for iPhone workers

Debby Chan, a human rights activist based in Hong Kong, has led the battle to improve conditions for employees of China's giant contract manufacturers

By September 25, 2012

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Apple on hiring spree in China, report says

The company is reportedly hiring more than 200 people across security, environmental affairs, and retail positions.

By August 16, 2013

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Apple planning environmental audits of Chinese supply chain

USA Today says it has spoken with Chinese environmental activists that have confirmed Apple will soon bring in independent environmental auditors.

By February 21, 2012

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Digging for rare earths: The mines where iPhones are born

How are these unusual minerals extracted from the ground and why is that process an environmental risk? CNET's Jay Greene explains.

By September 26, 2012

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CNET's iPhone series and why we decided to write it

commentary Jay Greene traveled to China to trace how an iPhone is made and ultimately recycled. We hope he got you thinking about how all consumer electronics are made.

By September 27, 2012

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Greenpeace rains on Apple's iCloud (again)

In its continuing campaign to pressure cloud providers to use cleaner energy, Greenpeace sets up a "pod" and projects images onto Apple's headquarters.

By May 15, 2012

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Greenpeace's clean cloud push: Hey, they've got a point

The activists' "Clean our Cloud" campaign may have stumbled, but Greenpeace raised good questions about big tech companies and their influence on local clean-power generation.

By April 20, 2012