audit

Apple fires supplier over working age violations

Apple's latest audit of its supplier factories in the Far East has uncovered a subcontractor using underage labor, prompting the company to terminate its agreement with the firm and report it to the authorities.

Samsung denies supplier used child labor

Samsung says an investigation of conditions at one of its supplier's Chinese factories has revealed problems with working conditions, but no child labor.

Foxconn audit fails to satisfy human rights campaigners

Working conditions at Apple's notorious Foxconn supplier have been greatly improved, says the Fair Labor Association - although some disagree.

Facebook agrees to privacy changes after Irish audit

Facebook's agreed to make several changes to its privacy policies following the publication of a critical report from the Irish Data Protection Commissioner.

NASA's wrist slapped for security breach

NASA's a little red-faced today, after an inspection showed that a sell-off of thousands of PCs in a fund-raising exercise left it wide open to hackers.

Britain rules on Street View data-gathering

Britain's privacy watchdog, the Information Commissioner's Office, has reached a conclusion about Google's illegal gathering of Wifi data with its Street View cars.