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Apple 'offended' by BBC claim that factories violate labor rights

An executive sends a memo to employees to dismiss BBC reporting that claims Chinese workers at an Apple supplier continue to be treated poorly.

By December 19, 2014

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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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Samsung chops order to China supplier that used child labor

In a move to condemn illegal child labor, the Korean electronics giant says it will reduce orders with the supplier by 30 percent.

By August 5, 2014

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Samsung suspends business with supplier in child labor probe

The South Korean electronics giant says it will sever business ties with a supplier if its investigation determines violations occurred.

By July 13, 2014

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Samsung supplier accused of using child labor, again

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.

By July 10, 2014

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Need to sober up? A shot of the 'love hormone' could do the trick

Researchers from Australia and Germany find that buzzed mice treated with oxytocin act less drunk than normal. Could the findings have implications for sloshed humans?

By February 24, 2015

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Watch a squadron of bees build a giant teapot

A designer in Rotterdam got 60,000 bees to help him create a one-of-a-kind sculpture, and you can watch them work.

By February 23, 2015

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Apple updates figure on work week labor compliance

The company says 95 percent of its supply chain partners are compliant with a work week that is less than 60 hours.

By December 4, 2013

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​Hardware? Software? Flex Logix hopes for best of both worlds

By making chip designs themselves a little bit programmable, a Silicon Valley startup expects benefits like quicker network upgrades and better search engine performance.

By February 23, 2015

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Bellhop bots? This Japanese hotel will be run by robots

Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto, for helping me with my luggage. Hen-na Hotel in Japan is set to open with check-in bots and robot concierges, porters and maids. So we don't have to tip them, right?

By February 5, 2015