Originally Posted by KA47
It's good to have competing nations with Chinese labor force. Stupid proview thought it had the right to ask the government to stop the exports!!!
Proview is just protecting its own copyrights.
China is developing so rapidly, that the workers have many other vocational choices. Chinese wages are also rising rapidly. Demand for Apple products in China is staggering. As a result Foxconn needs to have extra capacity elsewhere.
Originally Posted by ascii
Very labor intensive! The same factory in the US would be done very differently.
These gadgets just cannot be made by robots, not in the near future. There are no robots that can, by themselves, make...
Originally Posted by macarena
The point is not whether Foxconn will ever make and market their own branded products. What if there is a dispute in the future? Foxconn, with all its foxconnections in the Chinese establishment will...
If they have enough reasons, then Apple will have to shut up and then pay the money for violating IP rights. Apple has already stolen the iPad form factor from another Chinese company. Maybe Apple products will be banned in China, after...
Originally Posted by SpamSandwich
Besides, Foxconn is going to be replacing many of their increasingly expensive workers with robots (more than a million robots to be used).
I heard that China's robot technology is improving...
Originally Posted by rbryanh
One of the great ironies of the 21st century is that most of our marvelous hi-tech toys are made entirely by hand, in sweatshops, by desperate people whose pitiful wages can't purchase even one of the...