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Topic: Foxconn

Pegatron reportedly lining up orders for third-gen iPad ahead of March launch

01/09/2012, 11:01 pm

Apple manufacturer Pegatron is believed to have received a "small volume" of orders for the third-generation iPad, which is rumored to launch in March, according to a new report out of the Far East.

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Foxconn to double size of iPhone plant making it biggest in world

12/26/2011, 05:12 pm

Chinese manufacturer and Apple partner Foxconn plans to expand the size of its iPhone-producing Zhengzhou plant, with the $1.1 billion construction expected to make it the largest smartphone-producing facility in the world.

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Apple supplier reports 61 injured in explosion at metal casing factory

12/19/2011, 04:12 am

Apple supplier and manufacturing partner Pegatron said 61 workers had been injured as a result of an explosion at a subsidiary's metal casing factory in Shanghai, China.

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Apple's next-gen iPad arriving in 3-4 months, suppliers say

12/12/2011, 12:12 am

Sources within Apple's supply chain have suggested that the next generation of iPads will arrive on the market in the next 3-4 months.

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Leaked photos show Brazil-made 8GB iPhone 4 with custom model number

11/25/2011, 02:11 am

A set of recently-leaked photos depicts an 8GB iPhone 4 produced by Foxconn in Brazil and allegedly bearing a localized model number.

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Amazon rumored to launch 8.9-inch Kindle Fire in Q2 2012

11/21/2011, 03:11 am

Amazon is prepping an 8.9-inch Kindle Fire model for launch by the end of the second quarter of 2012, a new report claims.

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Citigroup: Amazon plotting smartphone to challenge Apple's iPhone in 2012

11/18/2011, 03:11 am

Not content with entering just the tablet market, Amazon is planning to release a smartphone in the fourth quarter of next year, in a move that will challenge Apple and its bread-and-butter iPhone, says one analyst.

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Foxconn may produce Amazon 10.1" tablet after having passed on Kindle Fire

09/29/2011, 11:09 pm

After passing on orders for the new Kindle Fire from Amazon, Foxconn Electronics is believed to have won the contract to produce the Internet retailer's rumored 10.1-inch tablet and could begin shipping the device from factories by the end of the year, according to a new report.

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Foxconn's $12 billion iPad deal in Brazil threatened by local shortcomings

09/29/2011, 06:09 pm

The $12 billion deal to produce Apple’s iPad in a new Brazil-based Foxconn factory is now in doubt as the parties involved are reportedly unable to reach consensus on several matters.

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Apple revises South Korea iPhone warranty, Foxconn Brazil 'ready' to produce iPads

09/14/2011, 02:09 am

Facing pressure from South Korean regulators over its iPhone warranty, Apple has agreed to revise its policy in the country to begin allowing customers to trade faulty devices for brand new ones. Also, a Brazilian government official has said that Apple manufacturer Foxconn is ready to produce iPads in country and should start shipping the tablets this December.

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Apple set to build 30M iPhone 5 units with 512MB RAM, improved antenna

09/12/2011, 09:09 am

Even with an improved antenna design, Apple's next-generation iPhone is expected to look largely the same as the current iPhone 4, and it will also feature the same amount of RAM: 512MB.

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Foxconn said to be producing 150k iPhone 5 units per day

09/07/2011, 11:09 pm

A new report claims Foxconn Electronics has ramped up production of Apple's fifth-generation iPhone to 150,000 units per day, with shipments expected to reach 5-6 million in September.

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Apple manufacturers reportedly starting assembly of iPhone 5 for October launch

09/04/2011, 03:09 am

A new report claims Apple manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron have begun producing the hardware for Apple's next-generation iPhone in preparation for the finalized version of iOS 5, which is rumored to arrive in time for an early October launch in the U.S. and a late October launch in Asia.

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Foxconn to ship Apple a massive 20M iPads this quarter - report

09/01/2011, 09:09 am

Apple's overseas manufacturing partner Foxconn is reportedly expected to ship an enormous 20 million iPad 2 units to Apple in this quarter, setting the company up to once again break sales records.

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Chinese environmental groups take issue with Apple over pollution

08/31/2011, 09:08 am

A new report from China has accused Apple of being unresponsive to concerns over pollution, as well as taking advantage of lax environmental protection rules in developing countries to manufacture its products.

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Samsung considering purchase of HP’s PC business - report [u]

08/23/2011, 08:08 pm

Samsung is reportedly considering outsourcing notebook production to Taiwan-based OEMs, a move which sources attribute to the company’s unofficial interest in purchasing HP’s PC business [updated with Samsung response].

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Apple's cheaper iPhone 4, new iPhone 5 with larger screen to debut in September

08/23/2011, 07:08 am

Apple's Far Eastern suppliers are currently manufacturing a cheaper version of the company's existing iPhone 4 in addition to an all new iPhone with a slightly larger display, both of which are slated for an introduction by the end of next month, Reuters is reporting.

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Foxconn to substitute workers with 1 million robots in 3 years

07/31/2011, 10:07 pm

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn has announced plans to substitute a percentage of its workers with a million robots in the next three years.

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Foxconn in talks to remain Apple's sole 'iPad 3' manufacturer in 2011 - rumor

07/13/2011, 07:07 am

Apple's manufacturing partner Foxconn is said to be working to persuade the company into signing a new deal that would make it the sole builder of a new iPad model, rumored to launch later this year.

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Apple reportedly placed orders for 15M next-gen iPhones from Pegatron

07/05/2011, 02:07 am

A new report claims Apple manufacturer Pegatron has received orders to produce 15 million units of the "iPhone 5" as the device's expected fall launch nears.

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