The New York Times teamed up with a Chinese magazine to see how the Chinese feel about Foxconn, Apple, and the how their factory workers are treated. The results might not surprise you, but they will remind you that there's more cost to your iPad than what's on the price tag.
Catcher Technology had to shut down one of its plants after residents complained about a "strange odor" emanating from the factory. The funky factory just happens to produce the metal casing for the MacBook Air. The stench could delay the production of the tiny MacBook.
When Nokia shucked 6,000 jobs back in April, it was looked upon as the worst round of redundancies not just for the Finnish company, but for any companies. Today, a further 3,500 people have faced the guillotine.