Apple battery suppliers use cobalt mined by child laborers, report says

Article Image An Amnesty International investigation of mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo claims child labor is being used to acquire cobalt, a mineral used in the production of lithium-ion batteries purchased by tech companies like Apple.

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Apple battery suppliers use cobalt mined by chid laborers, report says

Article Image An Amnesty International investigation of cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo claims child labor is being used to acquire cobalt, which is subsequently used in the production of lithium-ion batteries purchased by tech companies like Apple.

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Apple expected to begin selling iPhone 6 in China on October 10

Reports from the People’s Republic of China indicate that Apple is preparing to introduce iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on October 10, following final approval from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.



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Rumor: TSMC, Apple working on 16nm FinFET process for 'A9' chips

A Monday morning report from the Republic of China indicated that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is in the process of accelerating the rollout of its new 16-nanometer FinFET fabrication process in a possible bid to wrest control of Apple’s A9 manufacturing from rival chipmakers.



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Apple now storing local China iCloud data in China Telecom datacenters

The official website of the city of Fuzhou, in the People’s Republic of China, on Thursday posted a now-retracted statement saying that Apple had completed the transfer of iCloud data to a Jiangxi Province datacenter owned by China Telecom. Apple on Friday then confirmed that it is in fact using China Telecom data centers to store iCloud user data locally.



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