Apple CEO Tim Cook is in China this week meeting with Chinese government officials, seeking to clear up trademark and labor issues with the company's second-biggest market. In recent weeks, Apple has come
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On Friday, NPR’s This American Life retracted its most popular episode ever (888,000 downloads): a stunning exposé of Apple’s employee abuses at Foxconn Technology, their supplier in Shenzen, China.
On Friday This American Life, a popular public radio show, retracted a story on Apple factory abuse in China that turned out to be full of fabrications. In January, the show, hosted by Ira Glass,
Human Rights Violations As you might have seen on the news recently, factories linked to Apple like Foxconn in China have been accused of gross human rights violations. Children as young as 15 have been
While many of the conversations regarding Apple today will center around the launch of the iPad 3, the Natural Resources Defense Council has taken to its blog to attack the computer giant over its
It is hard to imagine, but most workers at the Foxconn factories have never seen a working iPhone. They toil day after day for low wages and for long hours to complete one small task that assists in
Apple recently announced that they are planning to build a massive solar array at their data center in Maiden, North Carolina that will be complemented by a pretty sizable fuel cell installation.
As Apple's social record undergoes continued scrutiny the company just released its 2012 environmental report, which unveils plans to build America's largest end user-owned onsite solar array at its
After the torrent of criticism that Apple has weathered about their manufacturing facilities in China, the world's most valuable company decided to take a giant leap toward transparency and recently
Apple, the world's most valuable company and hip-technology supplier to the masses, has officially begun an independent monitoring process of the factories where more than 90% of Apple products are made.
Apple has been in hot water ever since a long and detailed New York Times report came out highlighting abuses and environmental hazards during the manufacture of its products in China. From chronically
Tim Cook Outraged Over New York Times Accusations That Apple Abuses Worker’s Rights in Chinese Factories
Today a leaked internal email from Apple CEO Tim Cook expressed outrage over the New York Times' scathing exposé revealing the harsh working conditions of Apple's many Chinese suppliers. Cook insisted
Today Apple shook up the world of textbook publishing by unveiling iBooks 2 for iPad - a platform that will allow iPad users to purchase inexpensive and dynamic textbooks for their device. Traditional
No stranger to Inhabitat, the designers of South Africa's precious Ubuntu Center have taken a very gentle but also contemporary approach to this home renovation by gutting the claustrophobic interior and
We’ve already celebrated the power of fruit by showcasing orange-powered billboards and tomato-powered table lamps, but did you know that apples can do the same thing? Photographer Caleb Charland
If you've ever owned a laptop or a netbook, you know that their batteries come with a finite lifespan. But what about a longer lasting alternative to powering up your computer? Fuel cells, namely hydrogen
When renderings of the new Apple campus in Cupertino, California appeared on the scene in June we were stunned by its innovative shape, now we've learned that the new circular spaceship building, designed
An apple a day keeps the doctor away - but you may want to steer clear of apple juice, as a new study by Consumer Reports shows that many juice brands contain unsafe levels of arsenic. Although federal
Apple just applied for permits to build a solar farm on 171 acres of land near their Maiden, North Carolina data center. Though the company isn't releasing any official information about the project, the
The enormous 22' by 15' feat is made from over 3,500 apples. Lefebvre bought a few crates of deer apples, which are not edible by humans, and got to work. Using a 2' x 2' grid system and a portrait of
Harms sources the iMac shells from recyclers for his aquariums, giving new life to the previously obsolete comps. To make them look shiny and new, he then polishes each with a high speed buffer,
The world lost a great leader and visionary yesterday when Apple founder Steve Jobs passed away at age 56. It's not a stretch to say that Jobs actually changed many of our lives, bringing us inventions
Apple CEO Tim Cook just officially unveiled the iPhone 4S - instead of the much-anticipated iPhone 5 - at today's live keynote in Cupertino - and although the next-generation device features the same
You may have already heard about the high levels of arsenic found in Mott’s Apple Juice, but NBC’s Medical Expert, Dr. Oz, reported that his team has found arsenic, which can cause cancer, in more
Apple Unveils Exciting New Pictures of Its Foster & Partners Designed Green Headquarters in Cupertino!
Not surprisingly, Foster & Partners' design for Apple's new campus is exciting and bold but pricey. It will consist of a 260,000 m2 office building that will house up to 13,000 employees, a corporate
Apple has decided to open its recycling program to a wider electronics world and will now be accepting old PCs, iPods and iPhones for free. They used to charge PC owners $30 to take their old computers -
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