Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Foxconn worker kills himself after losing iPhone 4G prototype

This is just so awful. Nothing should ever be worth killing oneself over-especially about a phone!


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via PHONE Magazine by Shane McGlaun on 7/21/09

Apple is one of those companies that has rampant rumors and speculation running about possible new products each time it is holding an event. Apple does a very good job keeping its secret projects secret.

Reports are coming in that a Foxconn employee in China has killed himself by jumping out of his apartment windows after losing a prototype of a 4G iPhone that he was entrusted with. The man was 25-year-old Sun Danyong and he worked in the communications department.

The man was responsible for shipping prototypes from Foxconn to Apple and had reported the missing handset. Sun's apartment was reportedly searched by Foxconn employees and reports claim he was detained and physically abused.

[via SlashGear]


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