| Sep 11, 2014
| 12:48 AM
SHANGHAI/DONGGUAN (Reuters) - About 16,000 workers at two subsidiaries of Taiwanese touch-screen maker Wintek Corp went on strike over holiday benefits this week in southern China in one of the biggest work stoppages this year, the Xinhua news agency...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Jawbone said on Monday it is opening its software to other device-makers in hopes of accelerating sales of its activity-tracking wristbands, in a move that comes a day before Apple Inc is expected to unveil a smartwatch of its own.
Jawbone said its...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 2:14 PM
JAKARTA/PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Labor leaders behind the biggest strikes in Cambodia's $5 billion garment industry knew last year they had a strong case for higher wages: they had already compared notes with activists in neighboring countries.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Apple Inc has worked with supplier Quanta over the past year to improve working conditions after a 2013 audit, published on Friday, uncovered a profusion of violations, including excessive overtime and health hazards.
The report provides a snapshot of...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 2:54 PM
HONG KONG (Reuters) - In 2010, former Chinese gymnast Li Ning led a surging $4 billion sportswear business, a gold-medal pinnacle echoing his victories at the 1984 Olympic Games.
Now, the Li Ning business is more reminiscent of the ex-sportsman's exit...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:02 PM
LeBron James is returning to Cleveland, where fans burned jerseys after his 2010 exit and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert called the Akron, Ohio-native’s signing with the Miami Heat a “cowardly betrayal.” James made the announcement in a...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Tap to watch a TV show clip on Lifetime's iPad app, and a high-definition video ad for the Home Depot begins playing, it seems, even before your finger has left the screen.
Shaving milliseconds to get that and thousands of other video ads loaded...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Under Armour might start collaborating with smartphone maker Samsung Electronics Co. on wearable fitness devices, according to a South Korean news report.
Yonhap News Agency cited market sources in a Wednesday report that said the de facto heir of the...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ford Motor Co. and H.J. Heinz Co. are trying to turn tomato skins into floor mats.
The car company is also working with soybean farmers, who are helping its engineers turn soy oil into seat cushions, and with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, which...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:35 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Auto maker Ford Motor Co is looking to add a new environmental option to its tool box. Tomatoes.
Ford said on Tuesday it was teaming up with ketchup maker Heinz, owned by billionaire investor Warren Buffett's holding company...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Lululemon Athletica Inc. shares plunged to their lowest level in more than three years after the apparel maker reported lackluster quarterly results and cut its financial forecast amid a public feud between founder Chip Wilson and the company's board....