The Nintendo Wii U: Made For Kids, By Kids

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http://techcrunch.com – Foxconn admitted this week to hiring underage interns at its Yantai plant in China. Many assumed the Yantai plant has some association to the production of Apple products, but in reality Nintendo’s Wii U gaming console is undergoing testing there. As many as 56 kids were working at the plant, some as young as 14; Chinese law maintains that workers must be at least 16. It’s ironic, in a really sad way. To that point, Nintendo has issued a statement on the matter: Nintendo is in communication with Foxconn and is investigating the matter. We take our responsibilities as a global compa (IT news)