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Chinese authorities find no underage workers at Samsung supplier

Samsung has already temporarily suspended business with the supplier

Government confirms data centre industry 'exists' for CCAs

Now recognised as a contributing industry to the UK economy

Samsung finds labor violations at Chinese suppliers

Samsung had been stepping up oversight of its China-based suppliers, following complaints from labor groups

Down on the factory-farm, Japan's electronics makers are turning over a new leaf

Aging farmers and factories have prompted innovation in an industry resistant to change

Factory scene changes for iPhone workers in China but their budgets are tight

Workers are witnessing changes at the Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou, China

Emerging countries to fuel 33% surge in e-waste by 2017, says report

Annual e-waste production to weigh the same as almost 200 Empire State Buildings

Apple supplier Foxconn still struggles to limit working hours, labor group says

Foxconn had wanted to limit working hours at its factories to 49 hours per week

Samsung investigating labor conditions at supplier factory in China

China Labor Watch has accused a Samsung supplier of mistreating its workers

Greenpeace tips hat to Facebook, Google for renewable energy use

The environmental group says some firms may even be the vanguard for renewable energy use

Government green policies will force data centre operators out of UK, warns industry expert

The UK government is aiming to decarbonise the economy but some warn that this will drive up the price of energy and hurt the region’s data centre market

Samsung suspends Chinese supplier over charges of using underage workers

Samsung said it could permanently halt business with the supplier if it is found to have hired children illegally

IBM tries to forecast and control Beijing's air pollution

IBM is launching a new project to address China's energy and environmental problems

Groups ask Apple to end toxic chemical use

Used in electronics factories, benzene can cause cancer and n-hexane can cause nerve damage

Apple offers free recycling of its products worldwide

In some countries like the U.S. and Australia, Apple is offering to recycle some third-party products for free as well

HP envisions the holistic data center

Hewlett-Packard wants to help organizations save money by helping them manage their data centers

iPhone factory in China under-reporting long working hours, labor group claims

A 15-year-old worker at the factory also died while employed at the facility

Deaths at Apple supplier in China concern labor group

The Shanghai factory builds the iPhone 5C handset, according to China Labor Watch

Another Apple supplier faces criticism over labor conditions in China

On Monday, Hong Kong labor groups demanded Biel Crystal improve labor conditions at a factory in Huizhou, China

Dell faces scrutiny for alleged labor violations at factories in China

Four suppliers that produce parts for Dell were targeted in an undercover investigation from watchdog groups

Data centre energy usage gets closer inspection with new software

Romonet updates SaaS performance and lifecycle tools


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