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Foxconn Denies Report of iPhone Plant Strike - CNBC.com

Foxconn Denies Report of iPhone Plant Strike - CNBC.com | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
CNBC.comFoxconn Denies Report of iPhone Plant StrikeCNBC.comSkip navigation. Symbol Lookup · RegisterSign In. Member CenterSign Out. Register · HOME · NEWS · MARKETS · EARNINGS · INVESTING · SMALL BUSINESS · VIDEO · CNBC TV · CNBC PRO · U.S.
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Activists: New Philippines law gags netizens

Activists: New Philippines law gags netizens | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
A quick tweet or Facebook post could put you behind bars in the Philippines under a new cyber law, according to activists.
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Watchdog: Samsung's China factory employs child labor

Watchdog: Samsung's China factory employs child labor | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
TPMWatchdog: Samsung's China factory employs child laborZDNetA Chinese factory which assembles products for Samsung Electronics has been hiring underaged workers, thus violating Chinese labor laws, according to China Labor Watch.
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Asbestos: The Urban Environment’s Hidden Killer

Although many governments have banned the use of Asbestos in the past 20 years, the risks of Asbestos still linger.
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Foxconn And The Chinese Electronics Industry: Fast, Cheap, And ...

Foxconn And The Chinese Electronics Industry: Fast, Cheap, And ... | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
You've heard of Foxconn. The world's largest electronics manufacturer, which produces components for tech giants like Apple and Amazon, has been criticized for low wages, labor law violations, and widespread factory abuse.
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Electronics maker Foxconn begins work on Shanghai headquarters, aims at sales ... - Washington Post

Electronics maker Foxconn begins work on Shanghai headquarters, aims at sales ... - Washington Post | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Electronics maker Foxconn begins work on Shanghai headquarters, aims at sales ...Washington PostSHANGHAI — Foxconn Technology Group, the world's biggest assembler of consumer electronics, began work Thursday on a Shanghai headquarters that it says...
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E-waste norms rolled out but are we prepared? - Hindustan Times

E-waste norms rolled out but are we prepared?

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Apple squeezes profits from phone companies, competing electronics manufacturers - Washington Post

Apple squeezes profits from phone companies, competing electronics manufacturers - Washington Post | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it

Apple squeezes profits from phone companies, competing electronics manufacturersWashington Post—Best Buy has sold Apple products off and on since the late 1990s, but analysts now see Apple as a major threat to the US's only remaining national...

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Unused e-waste discarded in China raises questions - BBC News

Unused e-waste discarded in China raises questions - BBC News | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
BBC NewsUnused e-waste discarded in China raises questionsBBC NewsBy Katia Moskvitch Technology reporter, BBC News A massive e-waste landfill in Guiyu, in southern China's Guangdong province, is much more than a graveyard for old computers, says an...
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Should Apple Take Responsibility For Concerns Over Its Chinese Labor Practices?

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New items at e-waste dump linked to lead -- Shanghai Daily

New items at e-waste dump linked to lead -- Shanghai Daily | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
LARGE amounts of new but defective electronic gadgets manufactured by Hewlett Packard, Samsung, Panasonic and others have been found in a giant recycling hub in Guiyu Town in south China's Guangdong Province and are...
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The people behind your iPad: The bosses | Marketplace from American Public Media

The people behind your iPad: The bosses | Marketplace from American Public Media | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Marketplace's Rob Schmitz was offered a rare glimpse into the world of Apple's usually secret supply chain. Here's the story of the people who help run Apple's Chinese producer, Foxconn.
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How Apple, Foxconn, and others can address labor abuses in overseas factories

How Apple, Foxconn, and others can address labor abuses in overseas factories | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Why do we keep hearing about labor abuses in overseas factories like those of Apple-supplier Foxconn? Auditing and inspections are inadequate to solve the problem.
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China's workers fight back.sept29.2012

China’s Workers Fight Back September 29, 2012 Cathy Walker, Canadian Auto WorkersHealth & Safety Department Director (retired) To: Chine...
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Pakistan factory fire tragedy: More than 300 Dead

Pakistan factory fire tragedy: More than 300 Dead | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
More than 300 lives were lost in two separate fires that engulfed factories in Karachi and Lahore on Tuesday night.. In a picture taken on September 11, 2012, Pakistani firefighters extinguish a fire that erupted in a garment factory in Karachi.
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West Bengal Pollution Control Board takes initiative for proper disposal of ewaste

West Bengal Pollution Control Board takes initiative for proper disposal of ...Times of IndiaKOLKATA: Concerned over the increasing generation of electronic waste (e-waste) in the city, the West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has taken up ...
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More than 100 Faith Leaders in All 50 States Call on Walmart to ...

More than 100 Faith Leaders in All 50 States Call on Walmart to ... | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Endorsed by priests, pastors, rabbis, lay leaders, faith based activists and theologians, the “Open Letter to Walmart on Stewardship of Electronic Waste” is the latest in a year-long campaign to convince the company to offer options, much like ...
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Electronic waste rules: In letter, but without spirit - Reuters India (blog)

Electronic waste rules: In letter, but without spirit - Reuters India (blog) | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it

Reuters India (blog)Electronic waste rules: In letter, but without spiritReuters India (blog)The rapid growth of the information technology sector in India has only contributed to this problem of accumulating e-waste or electronic waste.

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The Environmental Impact of the Manufacturing of Seminconductors

The Environmental Impact of the Manufacturing of Seminconductors | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it

This module gives a brief general overview of semi-conductor manufacturing and some of the components and processes used to produce them that can potentially cause harm to humans or the environment.

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Firms need to handle e-waste recycling with care - IBNLive.com

Firms need to handle e-waste recycling with careIBNLive.comThough there has been no concrete study on e-waste generation in the State, Odisha produces about 3000 tonnes of electrical and electronic waste that would need to be collected and disposed...

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Indore gears up to streamline e-waste disposal - Waste Management World

Indore gears up to streamline e-waste disposal - Waste Management World | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Indore gears up to streamline e-waste disposalWaste Management WorldINDORE: Come May, Indoreans will have a designated place to dispose e-waste (electronic waste).
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Call Center Workers Voice Problems: 1 In 4 Has Experienced Sore Throat, Voice Loss Or Breathlessness

Call Center Workers Voice Problems: 1 In 4 Has Experienced Sore Throat, Voice Loss Or Breathlessness | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Voice problems plague one in four workers at call centers, according to a new study.
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What’s the big deal about e-waste?

India produced 8 million tons of electronic waste in 2009. In 2012, the number may cross 12 million tons. No big deal. With a population of  1.3 billion, it  means a mere 10 Kgs per capita ! The ...

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Samsung claims Apple infringed eight patents in reply to Apple suit - Computerworld

BBC NewsSamsung claims Apple infringed eight patents in reply to Apple suitComputerworldBy John Ribeiro IDG News Service - Samsung Electronics alleged in a counterclaim to an Apple patent infringement lawsuit in federal court in California that the...
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Microsoft to Buy AOL Patents for More Than $1 Billion

Microsoft to Buy AOL Patents for More Than $1 Billion | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
The lofty price Microsoft paid AOL for 800 patents — $1.3 million each — reflects the crucial role patents are playing in the business and legal strategies of technology companies.
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