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Protesters take to skies asking Google to quit U.S. Chamber

SumOfUs.org flies plane bearing banner "Google: Quit the Chamber" over its policies on climate change and campaign finance.

By September 24, 2012

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Ethical iPhone 5 petitions to be delivered to Apple stores

Two petitions asking Apple to improve conditions for overseas workers will be hand delivered by watchdog group SumOfUs to a handful of Apple's retail stores tomorrow.

By February 8, 2012

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Former factory workers add pleas to sign Apple labor petition

Two former factory workers in China who suffered health problems as part of a 2009 incident are urging the public to sign an Internet petition being delivered to Apple tomorrow.

By February 22, 2012

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Apple puts board re-election in the hands of shareholders

Company surprises shareholders at annual meeting by announcing a policy they had long sought: requiring directors to win a majority vote before being elected to the board.

By February 23, 2012

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Watchdog group: Foxconn hid young workers before inspection

One of the organization's employees also says Foxconn banned 16- and 17-year-old workers from overtime while inspections are ongoing.

By February 22, 2012

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Apple labor petitioners to make deliveries again next week

The petitions that were delivered to Apple's retail stores last week are coming back for a second round. The group says it's not satisfied with Apple's response.

By February 16, 2012

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Are Chinese factory workers getting just $8 for every iPad sale?

To put this in perspective, a report from the Korea Daily claims South Korean workers get about $34 per iPad unit they produce.

By February 15, 2012

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Cook: Apple's improved working conditions more than anyone

Apple CEO Tim Cook, speaking at an investor conference, defended the company's track record and its process of manufacturing hit products like the iPhone.

By February 14, 2012

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Apple launches Fair Labor inspections of Foxconn

The company says that manufacturing facilities in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China, will be inspected by a group "dedicated to ending sweatshop conditions in factories worldwide."

By February 13, 2012

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Apple's mess in China: What you need to know (FAQ)

Apple says it's got a third-party group looking for issues at manufacturing partners it uses. Read CNET's FAQ to find out how we got here and what the next steps are.

By February 13, 2012