Apple, Sonos, Fitbit and others could potentially feel the heat of U.S. tariffs

Once the Trump Administration’s $200 billion tariff list, which currently is in the public comment period, comes into play, U.S. consumers are likely to see a price hike in consumer goods that are assembled in China. According to U.S. government’s rulings on tariffs, the latest round of trade tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports…

China Labor Watch pulls up Foxconn for labor conditions at its China plant

The usage of temporary workers at Foxconn’s plants have been an issue that has dogged the world’s largest contract manufacturer for many years now. Following a report by a U.S. watchdog that working conditions at one of Foxconn’s factory in China, which makes devices for Amazon, was harsh, Foxconn, also known as Hon Hai Precision…

Exploitable vulnerabilities in CPUs put the bulk of modern mobile devices at risk

Security analysts have warned that hackers are likely to very quickly add exploit code for these vulnerabilities to their hacking tool set. While the updates for the Meltdown vulnerability has been made available for download from Google, Microsoft, and Apple, the patch for the more dangerous and difficult to plug named Spectre, still remains elusive.…