10/05/2016, 04:10 pm
Apple's main assembly partner, Foxconn, has so far installed 40,000 production robots across China as it looks to minimize the number of people it employs, reports noted on Wednesday.
08/31/2016, 09:08 am
Taiwanese firm Mirle Automation has developed forming machinery for curved glass chassis that should put it in the supply chain for Apple's 2017 iPhones, a report said on Wednesday.
08/30/2016, 09:08 am
A sticker claimed to be from a returned "iPhone 7" prototype at Foxconn may reinforce rumors that Apple is raising base storage on the device to 32 gigabytes.
08/22/2016, 08:08 am
On Monday Apple's primary manufacturing partner, Foxconn, disclosed the deaths of two workers from its Apple-oriented Zhengzhou factory, though there don't appear to be any immediate links to conditions at the plant. [Updated]
08/12/2016, 09:08 am
Foxconn continues to post disappointing earnings reports in 2016, with analysts pointing to the decrease in iPhone orders as the prime culprit -- but the actual reason isn't clear, according to the company.
08/11/2016, 02:08 pm
After months of speculation and delays, the Chinese anti-monopoly agency has approved the $3.8 billion merger between Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn and display technology company Sharp.
08/09/2016, 12:08 pm
Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is reportedly looking into all-glass enclosures for future mobile devices, reiterating previous rumors slating a new design and enclosure for an iPhone to be released in 2017.
07/05/2016, 09:07 am
A variety of Apple suppliers -- including some stalwarts -- are reportedly being hit by lower price quotes from the company, which is likewise said to be searching for new suppliers to maintain high profit margins on its products.
06/13/2016, 11:06 am
The Indian government is aiming to get a firm commitment from Apple on local manufacturing before authorizing the launch of any Apple Stores in the country, a report said on Monday.
06/13/2016, 09:06 am
The chairman of Hon Hai -- better known as Foxconn -- is reportedly telling subordinates that demand for Apple iPhones will stay weak until early next year, despite an anticipated fall launch for new models.
05/25/2016, 11:05 am
Apple's primary manufacturing partner, Foxconn, has replaced 60,000 people with robots at a single factory in Kunshan, China, a report said on Wednesday.
05/18/2016, 08:05 am
Microsoft's steady decline in the mobile phone business continues, as the Redmond, Wash., company announced on Wednesday that it will sell the feature phone division it acquired from Nokia to a subsidiary of manufacturer Foxconn for $350 million.
05/17/2016, 11:05 am
Apple's two main assembly partners, Foxconn and Pegatron, are said to have begun extra hiring for iPhone production early this year, allegedly owing to the complexity of the "iPhone 7."
05/17/2016, 08:05 am
Like clockwork, Apple's well-established annual iPhone release cycle is on track once again, as a new report claims the company's suppliers are prepared to begin shipping the "iPhone 7" and "iPhone 7 Plus" by the end of the third quarter.
05/12/2016, 02:05 pm
While display panel maker Sharp continues to lose money, the Japanese company faces a sweeping management reorganization under the thumb of its new owner, Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn.
05/09/2016, 08:05 pm
Apple supplier Foxconn is reportedly close to inking a deal with the Indian government to green-light plans to set up a manufacturing plant exclusively for Apple products.
03/30/2016, 01:03 pm
Two key Apple suppliers will officially join forces, as Foxconn has entered into a deal to purchase display maker Sharp for $3.5 billion, bringing to an end months of speculation and negotiations.
03/25/2016, 11:03 pm
After a series of false starts, Apple supplier Foxconn has successfully reached an agreement to buy out embattled Japanese tech giant Sharp and will ink an official deal next week, local reports say.
03/15/2016, 02:03 pm
Apple's biggest manufacturing partner, Foxconn, is angling for compromises from two key lenders before it goes ahead with its planned takeover of Sharp, a report said on Tuesday.
02/29/2016, 11:02 am
The liabilities that led Foxconn -- Apple's main manufacturing partner -- to delay its planned takeover of Sharp actually consisted of a study of worst-case risks, a report said on Monday.