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A dramatic fire that billowed black smoke from the roof of Chinese gadget-assembler Foxconn has been extinguished without casualties or interruption in service. So reports Reuters, citing Foxconn officials who said that the fire, reported earlier today, broke out in electrical cables on the roof of one building. All was under …

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Apparently, workers in factories in China are routinely beaten, poisoned, underpaid etc. Hence, a fire causing no casualties links to a story on child labour and poisoning... At another company.

Whereas in the People's Republic of Britain, labour relations are perfect.

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Mushroom

Was that message addressed to Apple... 2 black puffs 1 white pop...

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Anonymous Coward

Sub-standard construction / electrical installation?

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Trollface

In other news

Apple reports absolutely no overheating problems with new iPhone 5 battery, nuh-uh.

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This is becoming typical of the lazy reporting that we see in dead tree papers and the dumbed down TV news.

In other news,

Records were today found in a school in South Wales that showed the level of absenteeism amongst male pupils aged 13+, that dated from before 1900. The main reason given for their absenteeism was that they were now working full time in one of the 10 collieries close to the village.

Mrs Dai Jones, who found the records said, 'Won't someone think of the Children. This has to be stopped immediately.'

[My Great, Great, Great Grandfather went down the pit in S. Wales aged 14.]

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Today's philosophy

I want my iPad, I don't care if there's blood on it

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"iPad maker"

So, Foxconn only make iPads? I believe they make a ton of stuff for other brands too, however I don't believe that the headline "Dell Notebook maker Foxconn catches fire, claims no casualties" would get the attention that this article aims for..

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Mushroom

Maybe....

... they were trying to take some features of the Amazon Fire tablet ?

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Good marketing ploy

to get fanbois to queue early for their next ifix.

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