Foxconn protests: iPhone factory offers to pay its workers to quit and leave Zhengzhou campus

Foxconn protests: iPhone factory offers to pay its workers to quit and leave Zhengzhou campus

hong kong CNN Business — Foxconn has offered to pay newly recruited workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to quit and leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly factory, in an attempt to quell protests that saw hundreds clash with security forces at the compound in central China. The Apple supplier made the offer Wednesday following dramatic scenes … Read more

Zhengzhou, China: Protesters at Foxconn factory clash with police, videos show

Zhengzhou, China: Protesters at Foxconn factory clash with police, videos show

Beijing/Hong Kong CNN Business — Workers at China’s largest iPhone assembly factory were seen confronting police, some in riot gear, on Wednesday, according to videos shared over social media. The videos show hundreds of workers facing off with law enforcement officers, many in white hazmat suits, on the Foxconn campus in the central Chinese city … Read more

Home sales drop for 9th month

Home sales drop for 9th month

Home sales in the United States declined for the ninth month in a row in October as surging mortgage rates and high prices pushed buyers out of the market. Sales of existing homes — which include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops — were down 28.4% in October from a year ago and down 5.9% … Read more

‘M3GAN,’ the next generation of creepy doll movies, is not playing around

'M3GAN,' the next generation of creepy doll movies, is not playing around

CNN — The lifelike but blank stare. The almost-but-not-quite accurate proportions. The vacant smile. Dolls are meant to be nothing more than playthings for children, but it must be said: They’re creepy. Fodder for more than one successful horror movie franchise (hello, “Child’s Play” and “Annabelle”), the theme appears ready for an upgrade with the … Read more