Apple under fire for factory conditions as iPhone launched

Sep 25, 2015

Apple under fire for factory conditions as iPhone launched

A labor rights group marked the launch of Apple’s latest iPhone Friday with a report accusing one of the smartphone giant’s Chinese suppliers of exploiting factory workers. Hong Kong-based Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour (SACOM) say Lens Technology, which makes touchscreen glass, used ...

Apple puts two new iPhones on sale in Japan

Sep 25, 2015

Apple puts two new iPhones on sale in Japan

Apple Inc.’s iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus smartphones went on sale in Japan on Friday, pitting the country’s three major mobile phone carriers against each other in a fierce competition to win new subscribers. The new models feature 3-D Touch technology that recognizes ...

Sep 8, 2015

Apple ramps ups hiring but faces obstacles to making phones smarter

Apple has ramped up its hiring of artificial intelligence experts, recruiting from Ph.D. programs, posting dozens of job listings and greatly increasing the size of its AI staff, a review of hiring sites suggests and numerous sources confirm. The goal is to challenge Google ...