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Samsung supplier factory found to use child labor, watchdog says

But Samsung says allegations China-based supplier HEG Electronics employes children under the age of 16 at its facility are false.

By August 28, 2014

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From X-Men to Netflix rival: How TCL plans to break into the US (Q&A)

The Chinese electronics giant already has its foot in Hollywood. Coming soon: a Netflix-style video service and a $250,000 Imax home theater.

By May 12, 2014

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What do pigs and jellyfish have in common? Luminescence!

Scientists at South China Agricultural University have genetically engineered pigs to glow green when under black light.

By January 15, 2014

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Apple, Samsung supplier abuses workers' rights, group claims

Biel Crystal Manufactory -- which counts Apple, Samsung, HTC, and others as clients -- violates workers' rights, a Hong Kong rights group claims.

By November 26, 2013

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Drones in China deliver packages, even a birthday cake

Parcel service SF Express was spotted the other day doing drop-off via aerial drone in the Chinese city of Dongguang, setting up a possible new standard in package delivery.

By September 5, 2013

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Chinese daily fooled by spoof that Win 8 glitch forced missile test delay

Paper reports as news a quote from a "source" that North Korea's Kim Jong-un was considering declaring war on Microsoft.

By April 12, 2013

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Apple: Suppliers now 99 percent compliant with work week policy

In January, Apple's suppliers were 99 percent compliant with the requirement that no employee work more than 60 hours a week.

By March 7, 2013

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Apple fires supplier after audit uncovers underage workers

The iPhone maker found 74 underage workers at one company and then reported the labor agency to local authorities, according to Apple's latest Supplier Responsibility report.

By January 24, 2013

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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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China consumer group blacklists Apple

Guangdong's watchdog has placed Apple on a "company integrity" blacklist because of after-care and policy concerns.

By July 30, 2012