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Topic: Foxconn

China sentences 14 people in plot to convert US iPhones for Chinese networks

08/27/2015, 11:08 am

A court in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou has reportedly sentenced 14 people for hacking into a Foxconn database to steal digital identity certificates, in turn used to convert U.S. iPhones for Chinese networks.

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Apple suppliers Sharp, Foxconn in talks for LCD partnership - report

08/24/2015, 12:08 pm

Japanese supplier Sharp is negotiating with Hon Hai Precision Industry -- better known as Foxconn -- on a deal that would see the former spin off its display panel business to create a new joint venture, according to a Monday report.

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Apple supplier Foxconn seen cutting costs to cope with Chinese economy, slowing smartphone market

08/14/2015, 09:08 am

Apple's primary assembly partner, Hon Hai -- better known as Foxconn -- beat gross profit estimates for the June quarter, but in what may be a sign that the manufacturer cut costs to cope with weaker demand, a report said on Friday.

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China's yuan devaluation could hurt Apple sales, boost supplier profits, analysts say

08/11/2015, 09:08 am

The Chinese government's decision to deliberately devalue the yuan on Tuesday could have a serious impact on sales of the iPhone and other Apple products, but under the right conditions prove a boon to suppliers like Hon Hai/Foxconn and Pegatron, analysts said.

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Rumor: Apple 'cautious' in placing orders for late 2015 launch of 12.9" 'iPad Pro'

07/13/2015, 08:07 am

Suppliers are expected to begin providing components for a so-called "iPad Pro" in late September, but Apple is said to be taking a conservative approach in placing orders for its anticipated 12.9-inch touchscreen tablet.

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Foxconn may build Apple iPhone plant in India, could reduce local costs

06/11/2015, 09:06 am

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is reportedly in talks to open a new iPhone assembly plant in India, potentially allowing the handset to achieve lower prices and boost sales in the growing market.

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Foxconn to handle bulk of manufacturing for Apple's 'iPhone 6s' & 'iPad Pro' this fall, insider says

05/21/2015, 09:05 am

Longtime Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn will handle the bulk of production for the company's next-generation iPhone, and will also be the sole manufacturer of the anticipated 12.9-inch iPad, both on track to launch this fall, according to well-connected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Foxconn posts record first-quarter profits on strong sales of Apple's iPhone 6

05/15/2015, 12:05 pm

Asian manufacturer Hon Hai -- better known as Foxconn -- on Friday reported its highest first-quarter profit growth in a decade with a 56 percent jump year-over-year, driven at least in part by strong sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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Foxconn angers Brazilian officials with slow manufacturing ramp-up

04/13/2015, 10:04 am

Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn, one of Apple's closest partners, is under fire in Brazil as officials in the South American nation are displeased with the company's slow rate of progress on what was initially sold as a major investment to modernize the Brazilian manufacturing industry.

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Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn seeks to change villainous public perception

04/06/2015, 10:04 am

Long thought of as a soulless megacorp that treats workers as disposable cogs in its constantly-grinding machinery, Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn -- one of Apple's closest partners -- granted a rare look inside its Shenzhen factory gates as it attempts to alter that perception.

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Chinese iPhone and iPad trade-in program encounters weak public reception

04/01/2015, 10:04 am

Apple's just-launched Chinese iPhone and iPad trade-in program is already meeting with a tepid response in the country, particularly in light of the prices of new devices and higher trade-in values at third-party recycling companies.

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Apple announces Chinese iPhone and iPad trade-in program

04/01/2015, 04:04 am

Apple iPhone and iPad owners living in Greater China are now able visit one of the country's 18 Apple Store locations to trade in their old hardware for store credit, which can subsequently be applied to a new device purchase.

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New $1.4B Japan Display plant slated to open in 2016, likely dedicated to Apple

03/06/2015, 10:03 am

Component manufacturer Japan Display on Friday officially unveiled plans for a new $1.4 billion display plant in central Japan, with Apple reportedly investing in the facility to secure supplies of advanced LCD panels for its products.

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Apple suppliers TSMC, Foxconn announce record December revenues as iPhone sales soar

01/12/2015, 10:01 am

The iPhone's strong holiday sales helped two of Apple's biggest supply chain partners --Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. and Hon Hai Precision Industry --post record monthly revenues in December, according to the companies' regulatory filings with the Taiwan Stock Exchange.

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Foxconn investing $2.6B into new display factory that will exclusively supply Apple

11/20/2014, 08:11 am

Foxconn's Innolux will build a new $2.6 billion sixth-generation plant in Southern Taiwan to supply displays exclusively to Apple, after the iPhone maker made an "urgent" request, it was announced on Thursday.

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Rumor: Foxconn to build 4.7" & 5.5" 'iPhone 6,' Wistron to assemble Apple's legacy 4" model

05/27/2014, 09:05 am

Apple is rumored to be finalizing its supply chain plans for this year's anticipated iPhone update, with longtime partner Foxconn unsurprisingly expected to receive the bulk of orders for the new, larger "iPhone 6."

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Apple supplier Foxconn forced to shut Vietnam factory due to protests

05/16/2014, 08:05 am

Apple's chief manufacturing partner, Foxconn, has been forced to shut down its operations in Vietnam for three days due to anti-China protests over oil drilling.

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Google's collaboration with Foxconn sheds light on robotics ambitions

02/11/2014, 05:02 am

According to a report on Tuesday, Google's Andy Rubin and Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou have been discussing cutting edge robotics technology, including an operating system built to run manufacturing machines.

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Foxconn completes assembly testing for sapphire-covered iPhone - report

01/24/2014, 11:01 am

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is said to have successfully assembled at least 100 prototype next-generation iPhone units with sapphire-covered displays, according to a new report.

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Foxconn executives jailed on suspicion of taking kickbacks from iPhone parts suppliers

01/22/2014, 01:01 pm

Taiwanese police have reportedly arrested at least a dozen current and former senior managers at Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn on charges that the group accepted bribes from upstream iPhone component suppliers.

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