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Low wages, long hours persist at iPhone factory, says labor group

New York-based China Labor Watch claims more work needs to be done to improve conditions at a supplier-owned factory in Shanghai.

By October 22, 2015


Apple doctors: Pegatron worker death not due to working conditions

The iPhone maker dispatched medical experts to Shanghai to investigate the recent death of a 15-year-old worker from pneumonia.

By December 12, 2013


Apple reportedly preps biggest iPhone order ever for new devices

The smartphone giant has asked suppliers to build up to 90 million units of its newest iPhones, expected later this year, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By July 8, 2015


Microsoft doubles down on Office apps, services for Android tablets

LG and Sony, plus more than a dozen regional device makers sign deals with Microsoft to bundle Office apps and services -- such as Word, OneNote and Skype -- on their Android devices.

By May 26, 2015


Rights group alleges worker abuse at Apple partner Pegatron

Apple hardware manufacturer accused of safety violations, poor living conditions, and withholding of worker identification cards, according to the Wall Street Journal.

By July 28, 2013


Apple's low-cost iPhone won't be cheap, says Pegatron CEO

The head of one of Apple's suppliers says the phone will be more of a midrange product with a relatively high price tag.

By June 20, 2013


Apple reportedly taps Pegatron to make new low-cost iPhone

Move is part of Apple's desire to achieve greater balance in its supply chain, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By May 29, 2013


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


Ex-Apple exec going to jail for kickback scheme

After pleading guilty to charges of wire fraud, conspiracy and money laundering, Paul Devine is sentenced to one year in jail and fined $4.5 million.

By December 8, 2014


Production said to begin soon on both iPhone 6 models

The iPhone 6 is headed for mass production, according to local Taiwanese media. That could mean a rumored September launch for at least one of the models is on track.

By July 17, 2014