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Apple has a huge problem at Foxconn’s iPhone factory in China

Hong Kong CNN Business — A furious workers’ riot at the world’s biggest iPhone factory this week in central China further roiled Apple’s strained supply chain and underscored how the country’s strict zero-Covid policy is hurting global tech firms. Trouble began last month when workers walked out of the factory campus in Zhengzhou, the capital …

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Walmart mass shooting: Motive behind Chesapeake, Virginia attack unclear

CNN — After an ordinary workday turned deadly at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, survivors and investigators spend the Thanksgiving holiday questioning the motive of an employee who opened fire on co-workers, killing six, before fatally turning the gun on himself. Employees were preparing for a night shift when a manager opened fire with a …

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Foxconn protests: iPhone factory offers to pay workers to walk out and leave Zhengzhou campus

Hong Kong CNN Business — Foxconn has offered to pay newly hired workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly factory in a bid to quell protests that saw hundreds clash with security forces at the complex in central China. The Apple supplier made the offer on Wednesday after dramatic scenes of …

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Foxconn protests: iPhone factory offers to pay workers to walk out and leave Zhengzhou campus

Hong Kong CNN Business — Foxconn has offered to pay newly hired workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly factory in a bid to quell protests that saw hundreds clash with security forces at the complex in central China. The Apple supplier made the offer on Wednesday after dramatic scenes of …

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Apple store crash: At least 1 dead, 16 injured after car plows through Massachusetts Apple store

CNN — At least one person is dead and 16 people were injured after a car drove through an Apple store in Hingham, Mass., Plymouth County District Attorney Tim Cruz said at a news conference Monday. Police identified Kevin Bradley, 65, of New Jersey, as the man who died at the scene, according to a …

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Twitter Africa employees accuse Elon Musk of discrimination over layoff terms

CNN Business — Laid-off employees at Twitter’s Africa headquarters are accusing Twitter of “deliberate and reckless disregard for the laws of Ghana” and trying to “silence and intimidate” them after they were fired. The team has hired a lawyer and sent a letter to the company requesting it comply with the labor laws of the …

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Two men arrested, 1 with Nazi armband, accused of making threats to attack New York synagogue, NYPD says

CNN — Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with online threats to attack a New York synagogue, multiple law enforcement sources told CNN. New York Police Commissioner Kichant Sewell announced the arrests in a statement Saturday. Investigators from the FBI/NYPD Joint Terrorism Task Force and the NYPD’s Counterterrorism and Intelligence Bureau, in …

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Former SpaceX employees have filed a labor law complaint

CNN — Eight former SpaceX employees have filed labor complaints alleging that Elon Musk’s space company illegally fired workers after they wrote the company’s management a letter imploring them to publicly denounce Musk’s “harmful” behavior on social media. The former workers allege that SpaceX terminated their employment for engaging in “concerted protected activities.” Those protected …

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China zero Covid: workers flee iPhone factory in Zhengzhou

New Delhi CNN Business — Foxconn, one of Apple’s biggest suppliers, is grappling with major disruptions at its largest iPhone assembly factory in China as agitated workers reportedly flee the locked facility, according to videos on social media. The Taiwanese company is racing to control a Covid outbreak at its campus in the central Chinese …

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Why Planet Fitness Hasn’t Raised Its $10 Monthly Fitness Fee in 30 Years

new York CNN Business — A gym membership in the United States typically costs about $50 a month. Boutique gyms and high-intensity classes run double and triple. However, Planet Fitness offers a $10 monthly membership for 30 years. The no-frills gym chain hasn’t raised the price, making it one of the few things that still …

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