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Apple today filed its 2018 Conflict Minerals Report with the SEC as part of its commitment to supplier responsibility.
Apple said it remains „deeply committed“ to upholding human rights across its global network of suppliers and „works to safeguard the well-being of people involved in its supply chain and to protect the places where materials are sourced.“
Apple commits to use minerals in its products that do not directly or indirectly finance armed conflict or benefit armed groups.
As of December 31, 2018—for the fourth straight year—100 percent of identified smelters and refiners in Apple’s supply chain for all applicable [...]
Apple Watch is the „clear market leader“ in the burgeoning U.S. smartwatch market, according to a new report from consumer research firm The NPD Group.
Market data shows U.S. smartwatch sales showed strong growth in the 12 months ending November 2018 when compared to the same timeframe a year ago. Apple, Samsung, and Fitbit made up 88 percent of smartwatch unit sales in that time.
The report found dollar sales of the devices were up 51 percent, amounting to nearly $5 billion in sales, while unit sales experienced a 61 percent increase, indicating an impressive acceleration in demand for the wearables.
„Over the last 18 months [...]
A new report out today by Bloomberg offers a look inside one of Apple’s so-called „black sites,“ this one a satellite office near Apple Park in California where the company hires contractors to work on Apple Maps. These contract workers were hired by Apex Systems, which staffs and manages a few Apple mapping offices, and creates a „culture of fear“ according to former employees.
One former worker at the black site near Apple Park, on Hammerwood Avenue in Sunnyvale, said that „it was made pretty plain to us that we were at-will employees and they would fire us at any time.“ Most workers at the office signed up for 12-15 month work [...]