fight between rival groups of workers at a Foxconn factory in Taiyuan, China, forced the plant to temporarily shut down. As many as 2,000 workers were involved in the scuffle, which left 40 people hospitalized and some employees arrested. "We want to give people time to cool down," said Foxconn spokesman Louis Woo. Woo declined to say if any parts for Apple's backordered iPhone 5 are made at the factory, but analyst Vincent Chen says the plant in question makes other company's devices, like Nintendo's Wii.
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