Consumer Electronics News Byte: For Apple, Switching Suppliers Meant Chasing Cheaper Labor

Now watching

Next video starts in : 7 Play

Consumer Electronics News Byte: For Apple, Switching Suppliers Meant Chasing Cheaper Labor

Consumer Electronics News Byte: For Apple, Switching Suppliers Meant Chasing Cheaper Labor
Replay video
Up next

Creamfields - Creamfields Day 1

Unlock your personal NFL Now stream by signing in to NFL.com

Consumer Electronics News Byte: For Apple, Switching Suppliers Meant Chasing Cheaper Labor

by Wochit 1:18 mins

Consumer Electronics News Byte: For Apple, Switching Suppliers Meant Chasing Cheaper Labor

by Wochit 1:18 mins

In an almost too predictable pattern, Apple's brand new supplier, Pegatron, is committing some very familiar labor violations because a plant that overworks and underpays is cheaper for Apple. A new report from non-profit and notable Apple-watcher China Labor Rights alleges that the iPad Mini and iPhone producer withholds worker pay, provides poor living conditions, and commits various other environmental and safety violations, reports The Wall Street Journal. To coincide with the launch of the new Nexus 7, Google releases one very touching ad. And that seems to be it for now. Is that enough to beat the ad onslaught that will come with a new iPad Mini? Apple may still be the most profitable consumer electronics company in the world, but Samsung's successful Galaxy S4 launch helped the South Korea-based giant top Apple in the second quarter to become the world's most profitable handset vendor. Samsung posted second-quarter results that included a record operating profit of $6.9 billion on $51.7 billion in sales.

Must Watch

Live Nation

  1. Creamfields - Creamfields Day 1

  2. 0:28

    Creamfields - Headhunterz Debuts New Track

  3. 0:29

    Creamfields - Thomas Newson Performs at Creamfields 2015

  4. 1:33

    Creamfields - Dyro Interview

  5. 2:02

    Creamfields - Maverick Sabre Interview

  6. 2:14

    Creamfields - Dannic Interview

Community

  1. 27:26

    Community Episode 1: Ladders

  2. 27:26

    Community Episode 2: Lawnmower Maintenance and Postnatal Care

  3. 24:40

    Community Episode 3: Basic Crisis Room Decorum

  4. 30:58

    Community Episode 4: Queer Studies and Advanced Waxing

  5. 28:45

    Community Episode 5: Laws of Robotics and Party Rights

  6. 28:13

    Community Episode 6: Basic Email Security

Other Space

  1. 27:05

    Other Space Episode 1: Into the Great Beyond...Beyond

  2. 25:20

    Other Space Episode 2: Getting to Know You

  3. 25:51

    Other Space Episode 3: The Death of A.R.T.

  4. 25:46

    Other Space Episode 4: Ted Talks

  5. 26:44

    Other Space Episode 5: Trouble's Brewing

  6. 27:02

    Other Space Episode 6: Powerless