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Topic: Foxconn

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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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says white iPhone 4 shipping soon

01/31/2011, 12:01 pm

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said in an interview that the white iPhone 4 will ship soon, while also confirming camera issues with do-it-yourself white iPhone 4s modified using leaked Foxconn parts.

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Briefly: Foxconn retail, Samsung struggles, Microsoft ponders Office for App Stores

01/28/2011, 12:01 am

Cybermart, a retail subsidiary of Apple partner Foxconn, is planning an aggressive expansion in Greater China after winning distribution rights for Apple products, according to a new report. Samsung was unable to capitalize on its iPad and iPhone challengers, posting its lowest quarterly profit in six quarters. Finally, a Microsoft spokesperson said the company was "looking into" a Mac App Store version of its Office productivity suite.

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Chinese environmental groups accuse Apple of ignoring health concerns

01/20/2011, 03:01 pm

A consortium of environmentally focused groups in China called out Apple on Thursday for allegedly failing to properly oversee suppliers, accusing the iPhone maker of fostering health and safety problems in factories.

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Purported next-gen iPad cases being taken down

12/31/2010, 10:12 pm

Cases purported to be for Apple's next-generation iPad that were posted to a Chinese trade site are being removed after the site received a "legitimate takedown request," possibly lending credence to their authenticity, according to a new report.

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Apple's next-gen iPad to get iPod touch-like back, wide-range speaker - rumor

12/22/2010, 08:12 pm

The second-generation iPad may have a smaller bezel, a flat back panel and a wide-range speaker, a new unverified report claims.

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Foxconn rumored to ship next-gen iPad in 100 days for April launch

12/07/2010, 12:12 am

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn will begin shipping Apple's next-generation iPad within the next 100 days, allowing Apple to stock up for an April launch, a new report claims.

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Foxconn adds new production plants to meet demand for Apple's iPad

11/23/2010, 07:11 am

Foxconn, Apple's overseas manufacturing partner, has added new production plants in Chengdu, China, to produce an extra 10,000 iPads per day and help to meet demand for the touchscreen tablet during the holiday season.

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Foxconn workers protest pay as company denies white iPhone 4 part sales

11/19/2010, 09:11 am

Chinese workers of Foxconn, Apple's overseas manufacturing partner, protested their wages and proposed relocation plans this week. Also, the company denied its employees sold white iPhone 4 parts that allowed a high school student to assemble and sell them.

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Brazilian billionaire hopes to court Apple for device assembly

11/17/2010, 12:11 pm

The eighth richest man in the world hopes he will be able to convince Apple to assemble its products in Brazil, rather than in sometimes-controversial facilities in China.

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Foxconn could join Pegatron in producing Apple's CDMA iPhone

10/27/2010, 11:10 pm

Apple partners Foxconn and Pegatron have both received orders for a CDMA version of the iPhone 4 due out in 2011, a new report out of the Far East claims.

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Foxconn looking to build $10B plant in inland China - report

10/15/2010, 11:10 pm

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is planning to build a new $10 billion plant in the Chinese city of Chengdu, according to a new report.

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Apple partner Foxconn boosts 'entertainment' time to curb suicides

08/20/2010, 09:08 am

Apple's overseas manufacturing partner has instituted a new strategy that intends to prevent employee suicides by offering more "entertainment" time and cutting overtime work hours.

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Foxconn denies Apple boosted employee pay following suicides

07/16/2010, 08:07 am

Apple is not directly compensating Foxconn workers, an executive with the overseas manufacturing partner said this week, denying a rumor that first formed last month as a number of suicides gained public attention.

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Apple's iPhone supply chain faces sharply increasing costs in China

07/06/2010, 08:07 am

A close look at the iPhone 4 supply chain demonstrates how contract manufacturers, including Apple partner Foxconn, are fighting rising costs in China in order to stay competitive and profitable in today's market.

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Apple manufacturer Foxconn may relocate some Chinese factories

06/11/2010, 09:06 am

Facing increasing scrutiny from the media and general public over a rash of employee suicides, Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is rumored to be plotting an exodus from mainland China sometime in the future.

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Apple rumored to directly provide raises to Foxconn employees

06/01/2010, 11:06 am

A new report suggests Apple could address employee issues with its manufacturing partner Foxconn by directly compensating workers with profits from products assembled overseas, including the iPhone and iPad.

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Foxconn plans 20 percent wage increases as suicides continue

05/28/2010, 09:05 am

After another alleged suicide at Foxconn's Shenzhen, China, plant on Wednesday, and an attempted suicide on Thursday, the company revealed that it plans to give a 20 percent pay raise to its employees.

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