• Foxconn Stops Interns From Working illegal Overtime For iPhone X Production

    24 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    It was reported recently that student interns at Apple's manufacturing partner Foxconn were working illegal overtime for assembling the iPhone X. Some interns had revealed that they were working 11-hour days regularly to assemble the new flagship smartphone. These long work hours are illegal for student interns as per the country's laws. Apple had said that the students “should not have been allowed to work overtime,” and Foxconn has now put an end to that. The student interns were reportedly 17 to 19 years old. They had to complete a three-month internship at Foxconn before they could...
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  • Apple offices raided in South Korea ahead of iPhone X launch in Samsung's home market

    Apple offices raided in South Korea ahead of iPhone X launch in Samsung's home market

    24 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    South Korean authorities have reportedly raided Apple's offices in Seoul, South Korea, just ahead of the iPhone X launch in the country.
    The iPhone X goes on sale in South Korea and a dozen more countries tomorrow...
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  • IPhone X Shipping Estimates Improve to 1 to 2 Weeks Across Europe and Asia

    IPhone X Shipping Estimates Improve to 1 to 2 Weeks Across Europe and Asia

    24 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Shipping estimates for the iPhone X have improved across Europe and Asia today, with many regional online Apple stores now quoting delivery within the first eight days of December.
    France , Belgium , Germany , Netherlands , Czech Republic , and the United Kingdom now all show shipping dates between December 1 and December 8, suggesting Apple's production ramp-up efforts are paying dividends well beyond U.S. shores.
    Slight variations in shipping dates can be found in other European countries such as Italy and Spain , which show estimates between December 1 and 11. Meanwhile, Denmark...
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  • Foxconn says it ‘immediately' ended illegal overtime by students on iPhone X production line

    Foxconn says it ‘immediately' ended illegal overtime by students on iPhone X production line

    24 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Foxconn said it took ‘immediate action' to end the illegal hours being worked by high school students on the iPhone X production line.
    The statement follows confirmation by Apple that students aged 17-19 were allowed to work more than 40 hours per week despite this being in breach of both the law and the company's own policies...
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  • Apple Supplier Foxconn Halts Interns' Illegal Overtime at iPhone X Factory in China

    Apple Supplier Foxconn Halts Interns' Illegal Overtime at iPhone X Factory in China

    24 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple supplier Foxconn says it has stopped interns from working illegal overtime at its factory in China, after reports emerged that at least six students worked eleven-hour days on iPhone X production lines.
    Today's announcement follows a Financial Times report earlier this week that revealed around 3,000 students worked at its iPhone X assembly plant in Zhengzhou, as the firm struggles to catch up with demand for the smartphone after production delays.
    A worker assembles iPhones in a Foxconn factory
    Apple on Tuesday said an audit had confirmed "instances" of student interns working...
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