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Topic: Foxconn

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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Rumor: Suppliers preparing for October launch of Apple's iPhone 5, iPad 3

07/01/2011, 10:07 am

Apple's component suppliers in Taiwan are gearing up and preparing materials for the production of the iPhone 5 and iPad 3, set to hit the market in October, according to a new report.

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Foxconn to begin iPad production in Brazil in September; Apple posts new iPad 2 ad

06/18/2011, 12:06 am

Brazil's Minister of Science and Technology has revealed that Foxconn is scheduled to start iPad production in the country in September, while Apple has posted a new ad showcasing the iPad 2.

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Three Chinese jailed for leaking details about Apple's iPad 2

06/15/2011, 03:06 pm

Three Chinese people this week were sentenced to prison terms for stealing information from a supplier about Apple's iPad 2 before it was announced.

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Foxconn's iPad 2 polishing plant reopens following deadly explosion

06/02/2011, 12:06 pm

Weeks after an explosion at a Foxconn iPad 2 polishing plant in Chengdu, China, killed three and injured 15 people, the facility has reopened.

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Teen behind white iPhone 4 kits learned of Apple's lawsuit through media reports

05/27/2011, 08:05 pm

The New York high school student who made thousands of dollars selling unauthorized white iPhone 4 conversion kits said in an interview that he learned of Apple's lawsuit against him through media reports.

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Foxconn closes all polishing plants for inspection after blast

05/24/2011, 02:05 am

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn has announced the temporary closure of all of its polishing workshops for inspections, with the aim of preventing the reoccurrence of an explosion at a Chengdu, China plant that killed three workers last week.

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Foxconn explosion won't greatly affect iPad 2 production for Apple

05/23/2011, 08:05 am

An explosion last week at an iPad 2 production plant in Chengdu, China, is not expected to have a major impact on Apple, as less than 20 percent of production volume is said to have come from the plant.

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Explosion kills 2 at iPad manufacturing plant of Apple partner Foxconn [u]

05/20/2011, 12:05 pm

Two workers were killed in a large explosion Friday at a Foxconn manufacturing plant in Chengdu, China, that assembles Apple's iPad 2. Apple has issued a statement acknowledging that it will look into the matter.

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Labor & materials shortages likely to affect Apple's iPad, iPhone shipments

05/12/2011, 09:05 am

Issues in Apple's overseas supply chain, including shortages of both labor and materials, are anticipated to affect shipments of both the iPad 2 and iPhone 4.

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Briefly: DOJ probe on AT&T, T-Mobile acquisition; Foxconn in Brazil; Apple Maps job

05/03/2011, 11:05 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice will launch an in-depth investigation into AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA, a new report claims. Meanwhile, more evidence has surfaced that Foxconn will soon begin producing Apple's iPhones and iPads in Brazil. Also, a new job posting from Apple indicates the company is explicitly looking for someone to revamp the Maps app for iOS.

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Three Foxconn employees charged with leaking design of Apple's iPad 2

04/28/2011, 10:04 am

Local authorities in China arrested three Foxconn employees months ago, and in March officially charged them with leaking the design of Apple's iPad 2 before the device was unveiled.

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Apple adds another iPad 2 touchscreen manufacturer to meet demand

04/19/2011, 09:04 am

Apple will reportedly add Chimei Innolux Corp. as a third supplier of touch panel sensors and displays for the iPad 2, as the company works to secure more components and boost production of the hot-selling device.

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Foxconn plans to assemble Apple's iPad in Brazil by end of November

04/12/2011, 01:04 pm

Apple's manufacturing partner Foxconn is reportedly considering a $12 billion investment in new facilities in Brazil, and also apparently plans to begin building iPad units in South America by this November.

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Apple may agree to component price hikes to secure touch panel supply

03/23/2011, 08:03 am

Apple could agree to pay more for touch panel components from overseas suppliers to secure supply in the face of the Japan earthquake, according to a new report.

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Apple has enough iPad 2 components to maintain production for 2-3 weeks

03/18/2011, 12:03 pm

Apple, along with its Taiwanese manufacturing partner Foxconn, has stockpiled enough components to continue to assemble new iPad 2s for at least another 2 to 3 weeks before they'd face a stockout that would halt production should the situation in Japan not improve, according to a published report.

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Attempt to link Foxconn's slowed growth to Apple viewed as questionable

03/16/2011, 02:03 pm

A suggestion that slow growth at manufacturer Foxconn could be a bad sign for Apple has been called out by one financial institution, which instead asserts that the connection between the two companies is limited.

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Deceleration in Foxconn manufacturing seen as a concern for Apple

03/16/2011, 08:03 am

A "notable" slowdown in manufacturing at Apple's overseas partner Foxconn has been viewed as a potential issue for the iPad maker, and may result in less availability of products.

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Apple's supplier audit finds underage labor & bribery, addresses suicides

02/14/2011, 06:02 pm

Apple has issued its 2011 "Supplier Responsibility" report, in which the iPhone maker reveals it terminated business with a facility that employed 42 underage workers, and explains how it responded to suicides at a Foxconn plant and n-hexane exposure to 137 workers.

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