Longtime fans of Apple products may have done some hand-wringing when the CEO mantle passed from Steve Jobs to Tim Cook, but a new profile sheds light on how the current boss is thinking differently about management.
As we reported Thursday evening, the Fair Labor Association (FLA) has released the findings of their Foxconn audit, resulting in a reduction of working hours at the Apple supplier and cutbacks in overtime. While the news has advocates for workers’ rights busy patting themselves on the back, the workers in China most affected by the decision are more worried than ever.
March is rapidly winding to a close, but it continues to be an eventful month full of software updates (Retina Display and otherwise) and Apple-centric news galore, which today includes the release of audit results from Apple’s controversial manufacturing at Foxconn, as well as a detailed study on Cupertino’s tactical moves in the smartphone patent wars against Android. So what are you waiting for? Let’s get to reading the news for this Thursday, March 29, 2012.
As we reported on Monday, ABC News’ Nightline aired a 30-minute special report Tuesday night that put the spotlight on factory conditions at Foxconn, where many of Apple’s products are manufactured. Missed it? Read on for the highlights.