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Topic: Pegatron

Share prices of Apple's suppliers in Asia hit following Trump tariff tweet

09/10/2018, 09:09 am

Share prices of Apple's suppliers in Asia slipped on Monday, after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted in response to Apple's letter to the U.S. Trade Representative about the proposed Chinese tariffs, with the President calling a shift in production from China to the United States an "easy solution."

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Foxconn taking charge of vast majority of iPhone production this fall

08/13/2018, 12:08 pm

Foxconn will not only manufacture every second-generation, 5.8-inch OLED iPhone -- sometimes dubbed the "iPhone XS" -- but 90 percent of 6.5-inch "XS Plus" units, and 75 percent of a 6.1-inch LCD budget model, according to one research firm.

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AAC, Hi-P & Casetek said to be vying for metal iPhone chassis orders from Apple

01/03/2018, 02:01 pm

At least three Asian firms are competing to get orders for next-generation metal iPhone casings from Apple, a new report indicated on Wednesday.

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Apple might use metal case for 6.1-inch LCD iPhone in 2018, report says

12/06/2017, 08:12 pm

Apple reportedly has plans to return to a metal chassis for at least one of next year's iPhone models, a long-standing design last implemented with the iPhone 7 series in 2016.

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Apple & Qualcomm squabble, lay out early arguments in San Diego court hearing

08/22/2017, 12:08 pm

Lawyers squared off in a San Diego federal court last Friday in an initial hearing of Apple's lawsuit against Qualcomm, with the latter standing accused of antitrust violations and breach of contract.

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TSMC, other Apple suppliers say Taiwan power outage had little impact as 'iPhone 8' rollout nears

08/16/2017, 11:08 am

Several Taiwanese companies in Apple's supply chain -- including processor maker TSMC, and assembly firm Pegatron -- are insisting that a major blackout which hit the island on Tuesday did little to disrupt production, a serious concern given the imminent arrival of new iPhones.

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Four Apple manufacturers launch antitrust complaint against Qualcomm, with Apple's backing

07/19/2017, 09:07 am

Four of Apple's manufacturing partners -- Hon Hai/Foxconn, Compal, Wistron, and Pegatron -- have filed counterclaims against Qualcomm, accusing the chipmaker of violating two sections of the Sherman Antitrust Act.

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Qualcomm accuses Foxconn & other Apple suppliers of breach of contract

05/17/2017, 09:05 am

Chipmaker Qualcomm on Wednesday leveled a complaint against Foxconn and three other Apple manufacturing partners, accusing them of breaking licensing agreements by not paying due royalties.

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NYU student talks assembling Apple's iPhone 6s & 7 for Pegatron

04/11/2017, 06:04 pm

In an interview published on Tuesday, a New York University graduate student described working at a Pegatron factory near Shanghai last year as a summer project, where he assembled the iPhone 6s and later the iPhone 7.

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Pegatron confirms it can build the iPhone in the US, assuming Apple picks up all the costs

03/15/2017, 08:03 am

After a few months of revenue boosted by Apple production demands, manufacturing partner Pegatron's CEO says that the company could build the "iPhone 7s" and "iPhone 8" in the U.S. if it is asked to -- but Apple would have to shoulder all of the company's costs for doing so.

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Apple partner Pegatron could boost US manufacturing capacity by 3-5x, if pressed

01/16/2017, 09:01 am

The chairman of Apple supplier Pegatron has revealed that his company could expand its operations in the U.S. by three to five times, should it be necessary -- but even that won't make much of a dent in Apple's iPhone and Mac production needs.

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Wistron said to have claimed some future Apple 'iPhone 7s,' 'iPhone 8' orders

12/29/2016, 10:12 am

Recent reports from the supply chain claim that frequent rumor target Wistron, the builder of the iPhone 5c and SE, has seized at least some future orders from Apple for future iPhone models -- but what it will actually be tapped for is unclear.

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Apple exploring the possibility of moving iPhone manufacturing to United States

11/17/2016, 12:11 pm

Primary iPhone assemblers Foxconn and Pegatron are said to have been evaluating the ability of the company to shift production of Apple's mobile devices to the U.S., with the verdict mixed on if the move would be cost-effective.

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Pegatron CEO slams analysts, 'cautiously optimistic' about Apple iPhone 7 sales

09/26/2016, 08:09 am

The CEO of Apple's manufacturing partner Pegatron notes that the iPhone 7 is exceeding estimates on the strength of the phone alone, and does not believe that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall is inflating sales numbers artificially.

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Watchdog group finds Pegatron exploiting workers in lead up to 'iPhone 7' launch

08/25/2016, 06:08 pm

Apple's repeated demands that suppliers cut costs have reportedly prompted "iPhone 7" manufacturing partner Pegatron to skirt the tech giant's audits with covert decreases in effective pay and increases in illegal overtime amid worsening working conditions, according to frequent critic China Labor Watch.

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Apple manufacturer Pegatron begins automating factories, reducing hires

07/28/2016, 11:07 am

Apple's secondary manufacturer, Pegatron, is following in the footsteps of Foxconn and beginning to automate its factories -- and cutting back on new hires as a result, according to the company's chairman.

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Apple using lower parts quotes, new suppliers to keep up high profit margins - report

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.

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New leaks show bigger lens opening on 'iPhone 7,' dual-lens camera on '7 Plus'

06/25/2016, 09:06 pm

Photos published on Saturday depict what are claimed to be rear shells for Apple's "iPhone 7" and "7 Plus" -- and particularly, evidence of the new camera technology the devices are using.

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Foxconn & Pegatron kick off hiring early to cope with Apple's more complex 'iPhone 7' - report

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."

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Suppliers gearing up to ship Apple's 'iPhone 7' by end of September

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.

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