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Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group, known for assembling Apple's iPhones and iPads in China, plans to use more robots, with one report saying the company will use one million of them in the next three years, to cope with rising labour costs.
trend toward automation among Chinese companies as labour issues such as high-profile strikes and workers' suicides plague firms
Workers' wages are increasing so quickly that some companies can't take it longer,’
Originally posted by dolphinfan
Now when the folks who are building the robots begin to kill themselves and become too expensive, then there will be a real problem.