Hashtag Trending – Net neutrality officially dead; Bitcoin worth less than half its 2017 value; Amazon under fire for Chinese factory conditions

Federal net neutrality is officially dead in the U.S. A cyber attack lowers BitCoin’s value to around $7200. And working conditions at Chinese manufacturing giant Foxconn are causing headaches for another tech giant

Published on: June 12th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Qualcomm files countersuit against Apple in royalty-driven legal battle

Four months after Apple Inc. - one of its biggest customers - filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm Inc., the San Diego, Calif.-based microchip manufacturer has struck back. On Monday Qualcomm filed a countersuit

Published on: April 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

BlackBerry loses $4 billion, moves manufacturing to Indonesia

Waterloo, Ont.'s BlackBerry Corp. had to deliver more bad news in its quarterly update to investors, with a $4.4 billion USD loss and a 44 per cent decline in revenue year-over-year, as CEO

Published on: December 20th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Fatal iPad 2 factory explosion could disrupt production

Opinion is divided on whether a blast on Friday at a Foxconn factory in Chengdu, China will affect the production of Apple's iPadsResearch firm IHS iSuppli warned that if production at the factory

Published on: May 24th, 2011 Michael Kan

Electronics device manufacturer hikes pay to curb suicides

Foxconn plans to raise pay again for workers in Shenzhen, China, to put a stop to a string of suicides at its main factory there, a campus of over 300,000 workers.The company has

Published on: June 8th, 2010 Dan Nystedt