Those Foxconn suicides a few years back? Company president Terry Gou says they weren't caused by poor working conditions, but rather by "personal problems and family disputes."
Last month, Kotaku reported that student interns were allegedly forced to manufacture the PlayStation 4. With the PS4 now out, rumors have popped up that some of those alleged student interns sabotaged Sony's gaming console. Those rumors are spreading online, but, juicy as they are, they're very thin.
Foxconn wants to dabble in mobile gaming. The controversial Taiwanese company, eager to move beyond parts manufacturing, recently announced that they would be releasing several mobile games. Their first game, developed jointly with NetDragon (Dungeon Keeper Online, Transformers Online), will be out within six months.
While the PlayStation 3 was originally produced in Japan, Sony now outsources its hardware assembling to the Asian electronics mega-manufacturer Foxconn. So, the PlayStation 4 is being made in China. And according to reports, thousands of college students were forced to manufacture it.
A report from New York-based China Labor Watch has raised concerns over a new wave of worker abuse among Apple suppliers.
Foxconn, the manufacturing arm of the Taiwanese Hon Hai Precision Industrial Co is once again caught in the center of media attention in China. Over the weekend reports appeared saying that two workers had jumped off a building at Foxconn's Shenzhen plant.
Foxconn assembles a wide array of hardware, from the iPhone to the Wii U as well as…
According to rumors floating around the internet, mostly courtesy of the Taiwanese Digitimes, Foxconn is planning to start up…
Surprising more or less exactly nobody, In a Permanent Save State, a serious game based around the suicides of Foxconn employees in 2010, was pulled from Apple's App Store shortly after its listing.
According to Chinese site Sina, Foxconn, the company hired by Nintendo to assemble the Wii U, confirms that it's…
In a Permanent Save State is not meant to be particularly fun. It's a serious game, by artist Benjamin Poynter, following the imagined stories of Foxconn employees who committed suicide.
According to a quote from Foxconn via Chinese web portal Sina.com, the plant was…
Japan's Nikkei tore a Nintendo 3DS XL apart to see what is inside. What did Nikkei find? Parts. Lots and lots of parts.