Apple CEO Tim Cook gives State of the Apple talk at Goldman Sachs conference

Tim Cook, Apple’s new chief executive officer, gave a small “State of the Apple” address today, touching on the recent accusations of poor working conditions in the factories that make Apple products. He also laid out what the iPhone has done for Apple and why cheap tablets just aren’t worth it.

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Dozens of Foxconn’s Xbox 360 production line workers threaten suicide

According to reports, dozens of workers at a Chinese factory that assembles Xbox 360 consoles threatened to jump off a dormitory roof. The rooftop protest began on Jan 2, following plans to close the Xbox assembly line, with workers saying that Foxconn reneged on a promise to compensate anyone wanting to leave.

Foxconn makes $63M investment in cloud computing centers

Proving that cloud computing is more than a here-today-gone-tomorrow fad, Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer, will spend $63.3 million over the next five years to construct two cloud computing buildings.

iPhone 5 rumors point to metal back and larger screen

The latest batch of leaked information from Apple’s Foxconn production plant indicates that the next iPhone might have a metal back and a larger screen along with the rest of its new bells and whistles, according to 9to5mac.

Apple starts churning out iPad 2

Apple has started manufacturing the second version of its iPad tablet computer, according to the Wall Street Journal.