Apple supplier Pegatron under fire after 'several' more employee deaths, including alleged child worker
12/11/2013, 09:12 am
The recent unexplained deaths of 'at least five' workers -- including a 15-year-old-boy -- employed at mainland Chinese factories owned by contract manufacturer Pegatron have once again shone a spotlight on labor practices at the OEM.
11/11/2013, 09:11 am
The launch of the iPhone 5c helped push Pegatron to record revenues last quarter, but pressure on margins and rumors of alleged order cuts for Apple's new plastic-backed handset have caused concern for the supplier.
07/29/2013, 12:07 pm
Apple on Monday issued a statement promising to look into claims that its supplier Pegatron has been requiring employees to work excessive hours without adequate compensation.
07/29/2013, 10:07 am
A new plastic iPhone is currently being tested Apple supplier Pegatron, and will soon go into mass production and hit the market, one factory worker claims.
07/29/2013, 06:07 am
An Apple supplier is once again in the crosshairs of the China Labor Group, a New York-based labor rights watchdog that now alleges wage and safety violations at multiple plants owned by iPhone and iPad partner manufacturer Pegatron.
06/20/2013, 04:06 am
Speaking at his company's shareholders meeting on Thursday, Pegatron CEO T.H. Tung said Apple's much rumored low cost iPhone won't be a budget offering, seemingly confirming speculation that the handset will be sold as a higher-end middle tier device.
05/29/2013, 05:05 pm
Apple is reported to be bolstering ties with partner supplier Pegatron, while at the same time lessening its reliance on manufacturing monolith Foxconn, which up to now has been responsible for producing a bulk of the Cupertino company's devices.
05/09/2013, 09:05 am
While a report about Apple supplier Pegatron this week claimed demand for the iPad mini has been softening, the company's CEO has revealed in a follow-up that he said nothing of the sort.
05/08/2013, 04:05 pm
Demand for Apple's iPad mini may be slackening, as a major component supplier for the small tablet has forecast a considerable drop in its revenue.
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.
05/09/2012, 08:05 am
Pegatron has reportedly landed orders for Apple's next-generation iPhone, rumored to launch in September, while Foxconn will allegedly manufacture a new 7-inch iPad arriving in August.
03/13/2012, 05:03 am
Workers injured in an explosion in Shanghai last year at a supplier factory producing iPads allege that Apple had inspected the plant's safety just hours before the blast occurred.
02/14/2012, 09:02 am
Pegatron, an overseas assembler of Apple's products, said on Tuesday that they have not been informed of any upcoming audits, which Apple announced this week will begin in the spring.
01/11/2012, 06:01 am
A new report claims Apple manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron have begun assembly of the third-generation iPad and are aiming to send their first shipments by early March.
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.
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.
10/25/2011, 12:10 am
Several subsidiaries of Apple manufacturer Pegatron are addressing complaints after its production facilities came under fire for alleged environmental violations, a new report claims.
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.
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.
08/02/2011, 11:08 pm
Apple manufacturer Pegatron will reportedly begin sending shipments of the iPhone 5 to Apple in September, according to an unconfirmed report.