August 11, 2011

Foxconn To Hire Non-Suicidal Robots

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Foxconn has about 10,000 robots "employed" by its plants that assemble Apple products, but with the rash of recent suicides at their Chinese subsidiary, which houses 400,000 workers, CEO Terry Gou plans to up the amount. The company will replace 300,000 next year total with robots and a million within 3 years. While this may be a good for the company, where will all those humans find work?

Via Daily Tech

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at August 11, 2011 11:36 AM
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