Foxconn: riddled with controversy, swimming in cash

Jul 12, 2010
The Chinese electronics manufacturer has been in the news a lot in recent: a rash of worker suicides, a wage increase to attract workers in a time...

Foxconn to outsource dormitories

Jun 25, 2010
This NYT article puts the number of workers in Shenzhen at 420,000, the highest number I've heard so far....

All Foxconn operations except iPhone to leave Shenzhen

Jun 15, 2010
This according to China Daily. Those that stay behind to work on iPhones (presumably the iPhone 4 for the most part although 3GS production will...

Foxconn ends compensation for families of suicide victims, relocates some operations.

Jun 9, 2010
For a while now we've been hearing about increased wages for Foxconn employees, in some cases raises of up to 66%. Around here we've been wondering...

Tech News In Brief - 6/7/10

Jun 7, 2010
WWDC - all eyes on Apple as Jobs delivers a big speech and rolls out new ways to take your money.Foxconn gives raises againIf you can't beat ‘em,...

Foxconn gives raises again

Jun 7, 2010
Couple of weeks ago, every day brought news of another suicide at the massive Chinese manufacturing facility. Now every day brings news of another...

Foxconn Shenzhen workers eligible for second pay raise

Jun 7, 2010
Pay is slowly improving for workers at Foxconn's Shenzhen plant. The market responded with a near-6% drop in Foxconn shares.

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Foxconn perspective

May 31, 2010
We've been following the story of the Foxconn suicides closely.  Someone passed along this link to us about how the media is misrepresenting the...

More suicides at Foxconn

May 28, 2010
The electronics company tries to take measures to prevent more worker suicides. The companies working with Foxconn -- including Apple, HP and Dell -- have pledged to investigate further into the matter.

Foxconn woes have U.S. ripple effects

May 27, 2010
Another worker at Foxconn manufacturing plant in China jumped to his death -- the 10th to commit suicide this year. How might problems at a manufacturing on the other side of the world can affect companies here in the U.S.?