Quote of the Day: “Unfortunately, some people are questioning Apple’s values today”

"Unfortunately, some people are questioning Apple’s values today," CEO Tim Cook wrote in an e-mail to Apple employees. LA Times writes about a series of articles in the New York Times that has brought new focus on Apple’s highly profitable production strategy, which relies heavily on Chinese workers who live in dormlike factories and spend many hours assembling devices. “The safety records and working conditions in those factories have been questioned, and Apple’s labor practices received intense scrutiny in 2010, when more than a dozen workers at Chinese iPhone plants committed suicide.” Read more in today’s LA Times: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2012/01/apple-tim-cook-china-factories.html