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Microsoft investigates China incident

Microsoft is investigating the recent worker protest at a Foxconn's facility.
Microsoft is investigating reports that more than 300 workers at a Chinese Foxconn factory that makes Xboxes threatened a mass suicide earlier this month over a pay dispute. (we reported)

Foxconn in its told CNN the dispute had been settled, but the details of that resolution were not disclosed. Microsoft is said to have began an independent investigation.

Since the beginning of 2010, a string of suicides at Foxconn's factory in Shenzhen (China), has brought working conditions to global attention and kept EMS-giant Foxconn at the centre of media attention.


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