BEIJING—A television reporter for ABC News was granted unrestricted access to Foxconn’s assembly lines. The contract manufacturer, which counts Apple and Dell among its customers, has faced scrutiny over working conditions at its factories.
BEIJING—Apple and the Fair Labor Association will be inspecting Foxconn’s assembly plants throughout China next week, following widespread protests over working conditions at the Chinese contract manufacturer.
When President Barack Obama joined Silicon Valley’s top luminaries for dinner in California last February, each guest was asked to come with a question for the president. But as Steve Jobs spoke, Obama interrupted with an inquiry of his own: What would it take to make iPhones in the United States?