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# Foxconn

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# iphone 6
Apple is putting in its biggest-ever order for iPhones
4.7 inch and 5.5 inch models will enter production in the coming weeks.
# iPhone 5
iPhone manufacturer denies strike at Chinese factory
A labour watch group has said that iPhone 5 demands have led to problems and violence at the plant.
# iBrawl
Foxconn factory reopens after 5,000 police needed to end brawl
Local media says extra labourers had been brought into the Taiyuan plant to work on the manufacture of Apple’s iPhone 5.
# Foxconn
Apple supplier Foxconn shuts plant after 2,000-worker brawl
40 people were injured after a “personal dispute” among workers escalated into a larger dispute.
# Your Say
Poll: Would low-paid workers report put you off buying Apple products?
Independent investigation found “significant issues” with work conditions and pay at Apple supplier factories. Would it make you think twice about buying Apple goods?
# Apple
Investigation finds 'significant issues' at Apple manufacturer's factories
Most workers making iPhones and iPads said they were not paid enough to cover “basic needs”, the probe found.
# This American Life
Story about abuse at Apple factory was false says US radio show
This American Life had broadcast a show in January which said abuse was happening at Apple factories in China – but now it has retracted the show and apologised.
# Apple
Apple supplier Foxconn audited by independent group
Tech company Apple says that the Fair Labor Association will inspect manufacturing areas and dormitories at the plants.
# iPad2
Three jailed in China over iPad leaks
The design of the iPad2 was stolen from the factory where it’s made late last year and counterfeits were sold in advance of the launch of the latest version of the Apple gadget.
# China
Explosion kills two at Chinese iPhone and iPad factory
The explosion appeared to be accidental as two died and 16 were injured in the explosion at the Foxconn factory in southwestern China.
# Apple
Investigation finds Apple's Chinese workers treated 'inhumanely'
Inquiry into factories which produce Apple’s iPhones and iPads suggests excessive overtime and reports of anti-suicide pledges.
# China
'Poisoned' Chinese factory workers appeal to Apple for help
Scores of Chinese factory workers have appealed to Apple to “heed to its corporate social responsibility” after claiming that they have not be properly compensated after being exposed to a highly toxic chemical.