China threatens to squeeze iPhone sales if Donald Trump initiates a trade war — TechCrunch

Apple and top automakers could be among the U.S. businesses that suffer if President-elect Donald Trump plays hardball with China over trade. Read More

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Another Southeast Asian iPhone Supplier Is Making Headlines for Labor Abuses — Fortune

A labor watchdog group in China is accusing one of Apple’s two major iPhone suppliers of intentionally over-working its employees, a new report reveals. Members of the group China Labor Watch on Wednesday released a comprehensive report accusing Pegatron–the Taiwan-based manufacturing company with a major factory in Shanghai that’s been building Apple devices since 2011–of…

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Edward Snowden is working on an iPhone case

Most probably wouldn’t have anticipated a smartphone case being high on Edward Snowden’s to-do list, but an on-going collaboration with Andrew “Bunnie” Huang detailed today during an event at MIT Media Lab certainly comports with some of the NSA’s whistle blower’s chief concerns. The iPhone peripheral is designed to monitor signals sent to the… Read…

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