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Topic: Quanta

Quanta blames limited Apple Watch production on worker shortages

05/15/2015, 11:05 am

Without mentioning the Apple Watch by name, the vice chairman of manufacturer Quanta Computer said on Friday that initial production of a client's wearable was limited because of workforce shortages, although his company has since caught up.

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Rumor: Apple's new 12-inch MacBook Air with Retina display to launch this quarter

01/13/2015, 08:01 am

Apple's anticipated MacBook Air with 12-inch Retina display could launch as soon as this quarter following the start of production by Quanta Computer, according to the latest supply chain rumor out of the Far East.

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Citigroup: Amazon plotting smartphone to challenge Apple's iPhone in 2012

11/18/2011, 03:11 am

Not content with entering just the tablet market, Amazon is planning to release a smartphone in the fourth quarter of next year, in a move that will challenge Apple and its bread-and-butter iPhone, says one analyst.

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Foxconn may produce Amazon 10.1" tablet after having passed on Kindle Fire

09/29/2011, 11:09 pm

After passing on orders for the new Kindle Fire from Amazon, Foxconn Electronics is believed to have won the contract to produce the Internet retailer's rumored 10.1-inch tablet and could begin shipping the device from factories by the end of the year, according to a new report.

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Samsung considering purchase of HP’s PC business - report [u]

08/23/2011, 08:08 pm

Samsung is reportedly considering outsourcing notebook production to Taiwan-based OEMs, a move which sources attribute to the company’s unofficial interest in purchasing HP’s PC business [updated with Samsung response].

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Chinese newspaper says Apple building a netbook

03/09/2009, 09:03 am

The Chinese-language Commercial Times is reporting Monday that a well-known touch-panel supplier will begin delivering displays for an Apple 'netbook' sometime later this year.

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Mystery Apple boxes; Safari JavaScript boost; thinner 3G iPhone?

06/05/2008, 05:06 pm

Stacks of unmarked boxes are appearing at a Quanta distribution center just days before WWDC. Meanwhile, the WebKit team plans a major performance boost to JavaScript in Safari; the company has released a security configuration guide; and a report claims the 3G iPhone's dimensions are smaller than case makers have previously thought.

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Report: Quanta lands MacBook Air contract

01/17/2008, 11:01 am

Taiwanese notebook manufacturer Quanta Computer has been awarded the contract to build Apple's new super-slim MacBook Air, a deal which will push the Mac maker's share of Quanta's yearly output beyond 20 percent, according to a published report.

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