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Topic: Foxconn

NYT wins Pulitzer for 'iEconomy' investigative series on Apple's supply chain

04/16/2013, 11:04 am

The nine-part "iEconomy" series, which investigated Asia's technology supply industry with a particular focus on Apple, netted The New York Times a 2013 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting.

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Foxconn resumes hiring in preparation for Apple's next iPhone

04/15/2013, 08:04 am

After a brief freeze on hiring, Foxconn has allegedly begun adding employees again at one of its Chinese factories — a move said to be made in anticipation of Apple's next iPhone.

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Foxconn sees 19% decline in sales after 'disappointing' demand for Apple's iPhone

04/10/2013, 08:04 am

Sales were down 19 percent in the first quarter at Foxconn, manufacturer of devices for Apple and others, in a decline that was reportedly driven primarily by lower iPhone sales.

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Job cuts at Foxconn reportedly prompt worker to jump from Shenzhen factory roof [updated with Foxconn statement]

04/01/2013, 08:04 am

Reduced orders at Foxconn, a technology manufacturer that partners with Apple and other major device makers, have allegedly caused discontent amongst factory workers, one of whom reportedly jumped from a factory roof but did not die.

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Apple product refreshes boost Foxconn to record $3.2B profit

03/25/2013, 09:03 am

Driven by the launch of the iPhone 5 and three different iPad models in 2012, Foxconn saw a record $3.2 billion in net income.

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Apple suppliers Foxconn, TSMC to each add 5,000 jobs

03/11/2013, 11:03 am

Two of Apple's top suppliers are reportedly adding staff in apparent anticipation of an uptick in demand for their services.

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Rumor: Apple to ship 'iPhone 5S' and more affordable iPhone in August 2013

03/01/2013, 08:03 am

Apple reportedly plans to build a more affordable iPhone model this August alongside launch a new world mode "iPhone 5S" featuring compatibility with China Mobile, the largest carrier in the world.

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Foxconn hiring freeze unrelated to production of Apple's iPhone 5

02/20/2013, 09:02 am

Apple manufacturing Partner Foxconn has halted recruitment of new hires until the end of March, but the decision was not made related to production of the iPhone 5.

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New photos may or may not show Apple's so-called iPhone 5S being assembled at Foxconn

02/11/2013, 09:02 am

A new series of over a dozen photos that showed up on a Chinese technology website last week are claimed to show both the internals an externals of an unknown iPhone model rolling off the assembly lines at Apple's Taiwanese manufacturing partner Foxconn.

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Apple's pressure on Foxconn forces improved working conditions in China

12/27/2012, 03:12 pm

After intense scrutiny of its factory working conditions, Foxconn — which builds most of Apple's products — has made significant changes for its workers in China.

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Rumor: Foxconn testing Apple televisions sized 46 to 55 inches

12/19/2012, 10:12 am

A new, questionable rumor claims Apple's manufacturing partner, Foxconn, is testing televisions for the company sized between 46 and 55 inches.

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US Mac production likely to still rely on Foxconn, not American companies

12/07/2012, 08:12 am

Though Apple will be bringing production of one full Mac lineup to the U.S. next year, it's likely that the primary supplier will be Taiwanese company Foxconn, which is planning an expansion to America.

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Foxconn seeks expansion to US as Apple gears up for made-in-America Macs

12/06/2012, 10:12 am

As Apple plans to begin building one full line of Macs in the U.S. in 2013, the company's primary assembly partner, Foxconn, is working to expand its operations in America.

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Apple will invest $100M to produce one line of Macs in the US in 2013

12/06/2012, 07:12 am

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook has revealed that he plans to bring production of one entire line of Macs to the U.S. next year.

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Rumor: iPhone assembler Foxconn plans to build manufacturing plants in US

11/08/2012, 10:11 am

Foxconn, Apple's Taiwan-based manufacturing partner, is said to be planning to establish manufacturing plants in America, and is evaluating sites in Los Angeles, Calif., and Detroit, Mich.

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iPhone 5 capacity improving, Apple forecast to sell 46.5M phones in Dec. quarter

11/08/2012, 09:11 am

Despite recent comments from Foxconn admitting difficulty in manufacturing the iPhone 5, there are reportedly signs that Apple's capacity is "much improved."

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Apple may have invested $2 billion to aid struggling display maker Sharp

11/07/2012, 08:11 am

Apple's annual capital expenditures report came in $2.3 billion higher than anticipated, which has led one analyst to believe Apple could have put a significant amount of money into key but struggling supplier Sharp.

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Foxconn chairman says company is falling short of demand for Apple's iPhone 5

11/07/2012, 08:11 am

Crushing demand for the iPhone 5 has proven to be too much for Apple's manufacturing partner, Foxconn, to handle, as it continues to struggle to produce the device.

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Apple expected to partially absorb higher quality control costs for iPhone 5

10/22/2012, 09:10 am

Difficulties in manufacturing the iPhone 5 are expected to affect Apple's gross margins for the near term, as the company is predicted to absorb some of the quality control costs associated with producing its latest handset.

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Foxconn says iPhone 5 is 'the most difficult device' it's ever assembled

10/17/2012, 08:10 am

An official with Foxconn has explained that Apple's new iPhone 5 is the most difficult device the company has ever had to assemble, leading to constraints in production.

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