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 Myrthe Verwije

 

SK Hynix and Toshiba strengthen ties in effort to bulk up against Samsung Electronics

SK Hynix and Toshiba strengthen ties in effort to bulk up against Samsung Electronics

Feb 08, 2017

The South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix offers to invest 3 trillion won ($2,62 billion) in the chipmaking operations of the Japanese manufacturer Toshiba.

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Fairphone created a list of 10 materials to focus on

Fairphone created a list of 10 materials to focus on

Feb 03, 2017

Fairphone aims to support fair materials and incorporate them into their smartphones. Since smartphones contain hundreds of different materials, Fairphone decided to prioritize. Together with The Dragonfly Initiative, they created an overview of key sustainability issues associated with different material supply chains in order to identify where the greatest impact can be made.

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Foxconn considering to set up U.S. display facility with Apple

Foxconn considering to set up U.S. display facility with Apple

Jan 31, 2017

Foxconn is considering to build a production facility in the U.S. to make display panels. Apple, an important customer of the panels, would also contribute to the investment.

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Statement: INFINEON must stop union busting and discrimination against union leaders

Statement: INFINEON must stop union busting and discrimination against union leaders

Jan 31, 2017

A collective of CSOs and trade unions is calling on the German company INFINEON to stop union busting and to reinstate the president of the union for Infineon Technologies Melaka workers.

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Samsung's exploding batteries raise questions about industry standards

Samsung's exploding batteries raise questions about industry standards

Jan 31, 2017

Samsung's announcement that defective batteries caused its Note 7 phones to explode has led a U.S. consumer-safety regulator to call voluntary industry standards into question.

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