This story, "Workers threaten to jump off roof in Foxconn protest," was updated to clarify the role of the workers in the Wuhan City facility.Workers in that facility were not working on Apple products at the time.
According to reports out of China, the workers are upset with their wages, despite Foxconn agreeing to improve working conditions.
Continuing its mobile-devices push, the world's second-largest PC maker announces a new base in central China focused on research, production, and sales of smartphones and tablets.
300 staff working on the Xbox 360 assembly line at a manufacturing plant in China threatened to kill themselves following a pay dispute.
The company says 150 of its workers were involved in the protest, of whom 45 apparently resigned rather than take the deal.
Employees at a Chinese factory that makes Xboxes reportedly made the threat over a pay dispute.
Young video game league thinks it can build big interest in its sport by training new players at a facility that can also seat more than 1,000 people for matches.
Researchers at China's National University of Defense Technology recently debuted an autonomous vehicle of their own that could give the search giant a run for its money.
The 2009 event will move to China on the heels of the 2008 finals that will be held this November in Germany and the 2007 finals, which were hosted in Seattle.