It's hard to imagine that anything at Apple could be run more tightly than it was under Steve Jobs' rule, but a new report claims that CEO Tim Cook has been clamping down harder on quality control in the company's supply chain.
Although the next iPhone isn’t expected until the fourth quarter, Apple appears to be “significantly” reducing orders for the current iPhone 4S model by as much as 25 percent, which could see current quarter sales drop below Wall Street expectations.
If there’s one company in particular who’s eager to get their hands on new Apple products, it would be manufacturer Pegatron Technology. A new report claims the supplier has landed the contract for the new iPhone, while competitor Foxconn will build a seven-inch iPad.
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.
Where oh where is a new MacBook Pro? A new report claims it’s on the way -- but that Apple appears to be more focused on a 13.3-inch model than the 15-inch model that has historically been the most popular size.
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.
As the controversy at Apple’s Chinese factories continues to heat up, the company’s independent audits are being followed up with the popular ABC News program Nightline gaining exclusive access to see what life is like there first-hand.
On Monday, Apple announced that the Fair Labor Association will begin conducting voluntary inspections of the company’s suppliers in China, specifically noting Foxconn as one of them. The news comes as a surprise to Apple supplier Pegatron, however, who claims they haven’t been informed of any such inspections.
What a week! Apple is swimming in more cash than they know what to do with, the Macworld/iWorld show is winding down in San Francisco and the EFF is working overtime to keep jailbreaking legal. What’s that? You didn’t hear about that? Why, you’ve come to the right place, then… step right up and have a heaping handful of the best and brightest news for this Friday, January 27, 2012.