But Samsung says allegations China-based supplier HEG Electronics employes children under the age of 16 at its facility are false.
In a move to condemn illegal child labor, the Korean electronics giant says it will reduce orders with the supplier by 30 percent.
The South Korean electronics giant says it will sever business ties with a supplier if its investigation determines violations occurred.
A watchdog group alleges several children work in assembly lines at a factory that makes Samsung's mobile phone covers and parts. The company says it's looking into these claims.
The company says 95 percent of its supply chain partners are compliant with a work week that is less than 60 hours.
The workplace watchdog takes Apple and its supplier to task for violations at a Chinese factory that apparently is producing the casing for Apple's new "cheap" iPhone.
The tech giant is slapped with a lawsuit that accuses it of rampant employee overtime and poor working conditions in one of its Brazilian smartphone factories.
A report citing worker abuse at Apple supplier Pegatron mentions rumored iPhone with plastic cover.
A newly engaged geek creates an insanely detailed steampunk AT-AT as a gift for his very own Princess Leia.
The founder of a union for Apple's retail employees is leaving the company after deciding to pursue other options.