Dennis Faas's picture

Report: Apple Supplier Employees Treated like 'Animals'

Apple is under intense scrutiny this week following a CNN (Cable News Network) report revealing brutal working conditions at a supplier facility in Chengdu, China. Apple, meanwhile, say it insists it asks suppliers to treat employees with respect. ... CNN recently visited the Chengdu-based Foxconn Technology Group plant where it interviewed an 18-year-old factory employee. Known only as "Miss Chen" to the CNN audience (to protect the identity of the worker), the young employee was astonished when presented with an Apple iPad, the product she helps to make. Chen, like many workers at Foxconn -- ... (view more)

Dennis Faas's picture

Mobility and Language Form Future of YouTube

Even though YouTube co-founder Steve Chen was born in Taiwan, the enormous video sharing website is currently not available in his native language. Ironic, huh? Well, that may soon change. Currently, half of YouTube's users reside outside the United ... States. Therefore, YouTube is reportedly considering the development of alternate versions of the site in different languages. A Mandarin site for Taiwan is reportedly first on the agenda, presumably because of Chen's ties to the island and the language's massive growth. According to Chen, YouTube is already a tool "that can break the language ... (view more)

Subscribe to RSS - chen