Happy Tuesday! We have a few stories for today's Apple World Today News Update:
- The ESPN and WatchESPN apps have adopted Apple's Single Sign-On feature, meaning you can sign in once to use the apps with your cable or satellite TV subscription
- AT&T & Verizon are both making moves to make those grandfathered unlimited data plans a thing of the past
- Three weeks to go until Apple's Q1 2017 Earnings Call. We look at Foxconn's results to see how Apple may fare for the year-end quarter
A new report from China Labor Watch, a labor rights watchdog and advocacy organization, says there are are continued workers’ rights violations at factories owned by Pegatron. Pegatron is an electronics manufacturing company that develops mainly computing, communications and consumer electronics to branded vendors, including Apple.Read More
Today's AWT News Update brings you news from the world of Apple!
- The iOS 9.3.2 update is bricking some iPad Pros
- Apple's apparently hiring a number of people with expertise in wireless charging
- Foxconn and Pegatron are hiring iPhone assembly workers earlier than usual this year
- Free the FM!
We skipped the podcast last Friday -- our apologies, but there just wasn't all that much news about Apple! Today we have a bit more:
- Bid for lunch and an Apple Event with Apple CEO Tim Cook!
- Apple supplier Pegatron is in hot water again with China Labor Watch
- Rapper Drake and Apple Music -- working together
- Those who won the chance to attend WWDC will find out by the end of today
Workers at the Shanghai, China operation of Pegatron work more than the maximum 60 hours a week stipulated by Apple because their wages require them to work more to make ends meet, a labor group said in a report by China Labor Watch (CLW), a labor rights watchdog and advocacy organization. Pegatron is an electronics manufacturing company that develops mainly computing, communications and consumer electronics to branded vendors, including Apple.Read More