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Relaxed restrictions draw Chinese electronics giant into console business

Following January's decision by Chinese authorities to lift the nation's 14-year-long ban on the sale of video game consoles, multinational electronics company TCL Corporation is hoping to add home gaming machines to its large portfolio of goods. "After smart TVs and set top boxes, game consoles...

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Foxconn violates labor policy for PS4: Interns work overtime, night shifts

Foxconn, a prolific and controversial electronics manufacturing company in China, had student interns work night shifts and overtime to assemble Sony's PlayStation 4 console, in violation of the company's labor policy. Foxconn investigated violation claims that surfaced in China yesterday and confi...

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Nintendo investigating manufacturer Foxconn after child labor admission

Foxconn, the massive Chinese manufacturing firm that puts together, among many other things, the iPhone and Nintendo hardware like the Wii U, admitted to employing workers under the age of 16. The company released a statement confessing that "Our investigation has shown that the interns in question...

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Rumor: Taiwanese firms awarded PS3 Slim manufacturing contracts

Another possibly "frustrating" leak for Sony, word comes from our buddies at Joystiq Japan and Engadget Chinese that two Taiwanese manufacturing companies have been awarded contracts to build Sony's new streamlined PS3, affectionately known as the PS3 Slim. According to UDN.com, half of the orders...

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Nintendo searching for more Wii manufacturers

Nintendo has struggled to meet the Wii's demand in every region, so much so that retailers have accused the company of planning "strategic shortages." Four months after the console's initial release, it's still unlikely that you'll be able to find a Wii on store shelves. Up until now, Foxconn Prec...

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