Report details workers’ rights violations at Apple’s iPhone 7 supplier Pegatron

Report details workers’ rights violations at Apple’s iPhone 7 supplier Pegatron

Industry watchdog China Labor Watch this week published a new report detailing what it says are continued workers’ rights violations at factories owned by Apple supplier Pegatron. The report, which analyzed pay stubs of employees at the Shanghai-based facilities, notes that Pegatron is one of Apple’s largest iPhone suppliers and currently manufacturing Apple’s next-generation iPhone 7 expected to arrive next month.

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Apple co-founder: ditching iPhone 7 headphone jack would tick people off

Apple co-founder: ditching iPhone 7 headphone jack would tick people off

Steve Wozniak may have left Apple in 1985 but that hasn’t stopped the company’s co-founder from giving his two cents about the latest releases. Like a worried yet slightly distant father, Wozniak just wants Apple to know that even if he can’t be there for it, he cares and wants to help it avoid messing up.

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The extradition may be televised: Dotcom wants to livestream trial

The extradition may be televised: Dotcom wants to livestream trial

Kim Dotcom’s extradition appeal with the New Zealand High Court isn’t far off now, with a planned six weeks set aside for the hearing. Because of international interest in it, Dotcom has requested it be live streamed around the world, but the government wants to stop that and has counter-requested that the court not allow it.

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New Exoskeleton Allows You to Feel Inside VR

New Exoskeleton Allows You to Feel Inside VR

As the virtual reality industry continues to grow, there is a growing product market for technologies enhancing users’ experience. Seeing in a virtual reality world is no longer enough, but feeling like you are in the VR world is what consumers now want. A new exoskeleton created by Dexta Robotics solves this problem by interfacing with VR games to enact feeling to users in accordance to what they see through the game.

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If You’re Learning About It From Slate, Running Your Own Email Server Is A Horrendously Bad Idea

If You're Learning About It From Slate, Running Your Own Email Server Is A Horrendously Bad Idea

Nat Meysenburg on Slate insists that it's a myth that running your own server is a security nightmare, but I've yet to see an online security expert who agrees with that even remotely. Even the comments to the Slate piece are filled with IT folks screaming about what a bad idea this is.

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