But at least they can dye their hair
Despite Apple’s claims, its glorious iPhone is still being made in terrible working conditions, according to the New York-based China Labor Watch.
Foundries are asking LCD driver clients to upgrade to 12-inch process to provide a stable supply for analogue ICs, fingerprint sensors, MCUs, mixed-signal ICs, car-use chips, MEMS and other niche-market products.
Best retail growth in five years
While the recession has been biting PC makers, Logitech is jolly pleased with its financial results.
AMD Embedded R-Series details
The troubled chipmaker AMD thinks it is onto a winner with its new AMD Embedded R-Series SOC processors.
Told you so
As we predicted on Monday, Western Digital has formally announced it is going to write a cheque for SanDisk for $19 billion
Rivals Applied Materials
Lam Research is buying KLA-Tencor Corp. for about $10.6 billion and will turn itself into a significant rival to Applied Materials in the chipmaking equipment market.
Investigate privacy issues
The Irish Government is very close to Facebook and Apple, which use the country as a tax haven, however a few eyebrows were raised when its Data Protection Commissioner refused to investigate a data privacy complaint by Austrian law student Max Schrems.
Converts its China plant
Intel wants to step up its involvement in the memory market by converting one of its Chinese plants to make memory chips.
Lots of box cramming going on
Tinbox shifter Dell has released a bunch of bare-bones servers which appear to be creative box packing.