In 2010 a rash of worker suicides at the Foxconn plant in Shenzhen, China, triggered concerns among Apple and other tech companies. Foxconn management attempted to downplay the incidents but in response set up nets to try to catch workers who attempted to jump. The company also said it would raise the pay of employees as financial incentive. Last month a group of Foxconn workers threatened mass suicide over a pay dispute, an issue that was eventually settled. But the working conditions at Foxconn and Apple's response to them continue to raise concerns, especially after a recent New York Times article highlighting the "human cost" of building popular products like the iPad.
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Looking to deflect attention from the Portland ruling, Excite@Home plans to hold a press conference tomorrow in an attempt to show that open access would severely hamper the deployment of cable Net access on a large scale. Meanwhile, since the close of its deal with Web portal Excite, the high-speed firm has been working on cutting deals that will take its service into the next millennium. Today, Excite@Home inked a set-top box technology alliance with Scientific-Atlanta. As part of the deal, the Net-over-cable firm will license its local.tv, a Java-based content development tool, to Scientific-Atlanta.
Given the delay with updates being pushed out to the current Galaxy S portfolio, we're sure this news will make some groan, However, TouchWiz 4.0 offers added functionality, including the three new hubs--Game, Music, and Reader--so users can download more content to their smartphones, The Games hub will be powered by Gameloft, and the Music hub will be run by 7Digital, The Reader hub will come from different providers and includes access to 2.2 million books, 2,000 metallic mountains iphone case global and local newspapers, and 2,300 magazines..
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