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Title: Riot at Foxconn Factory Underscores Rift in China Date: Sept, 24, 2012
*Author:* David Barboza and Keith Bradshaw
*Summary:* State-run news media said 5,000 police officers had to be called in to quell a riot that began as a dispute involving a group of workers and security guards at a factory dormitory. The unrest was noteworthy because the factory site is managed by Foxconn Technologyhttp://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/business/companies/foxconn_technology/index.html?inline=nyt-org, one of the world’s biggest electronics manufacturers and an important supplier to companies like Applehttp://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/business/companies/apple_computer_inc/index.html?inline=nyt-org, Dell, Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard.
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