Tag: china

  • Apple confirms death of iPhone worker in China

    [I was going to post this with the title “Tortured iPhone Worker Commits Suicide”][link], but then I realized I don’t work for TechCrunch. That seems to be what happened, though: >According to various Chinese media reports, the worker at Chinese manufacturer Foxconn committed suicide last week after a fourth-generation iPhone prototype for which he was…

  • China Bans MMO Goldfarming and Real-World Sale of Virtual Goods

    [This is HUGE news][link]. [Andy][andy] notes [Eurogamer’s estimates][euro]: $10 billion dollars amongst 1 million workers. [link]: http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/aarticle/newsrelease/commonnews/200906/20090606364208.html “Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China” [euro]: http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/gold-trading-exposed-the-sellers-article “Eurogamer Article” [andy]: http://waxy.org/links “Waxy links”