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Topic: Foxconn

Foxconn may transfer Chinese engineers to Wisconsin LCD plant due to difficult labor market [u]

11/06/2018, 09:11 am

Foxconn may transfer engineers from China to staff its under-construction facility in Wisconsin due to a lack of appropriate skilled labor in the area, with Apple's assembly partner keen to meet employment targets in order to retain $3 billion in state and local incentives.

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iPhone XR demand reportedly forcing Apple to cut production expansion plans

11/05/2018, 08:11 am

Apple, after seeing allegedly poor demand for the iPhone XR, has reportedly told assembly partners Foxconn and Pegatron to stop any preparations the firms are making for new smartphone production lines specifically for the recently-launched model.

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Apple shifts iPhone XR assembly orders from Pegatron to Foxconn

09/25/2018, 07:09 am

Apple is reportedly changing its orders for the iPhone XR with its assembly partners, with some production being shifted from Pegatron to rival Foxconn over alleged capacity and component sourcing issues.

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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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Record high 2018 iPhone shipments expected to boost TSMC, Foxconn bottom line

08/28/2018, 07:08 am

Apple chip producer TSMC and assembly partner Foxconn are expected to announce record revenue figures in its fourth quarter financial report later this year, after a report claims shipments of the next generation of iPhones will be the best since the launch of the iPhone 6.

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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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Apple manufacturer Foxconn sees second quarterly fall, unlikely connected to iPhones

08/13/2018, 11:08 am

Foxconn posted disappointing net profits for the June quarter on Monday, though the results may not be directly connected to its biggest client, Apple.

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Ground broken on Foxconn's first US factory, rumored to supply iPhone screens for Apple

06/29/2018, 08:06 am

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou was joined by U.S. President Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan and others on Thursday as the company broke ground at a future factory in Mount Pleasant, Wis., which could potentially be turned to helping Apple.

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Podcast discusses 2018 iPhones, the iPhone 6s rebirth, and Foxconn in Wisconsin

06/29/2018, 08:06 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and Andrew O'Hara discuss the new 2018 iPhone rumors, iPhone 6s production in India, and Foxconn's factory in Wisconsin. We also give a preview about some multi-room speaker systems Andrew is reviewing.

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Foxconn's Wisconsin deal riskier for taxpayers than originally thought

06/27/2018, 09:06 am

Foxconn's upcoming $10 billion display factory in Wisconsin is more lucrative to the Apple supplier than first thought, with state and municipal sweeteners adding almost an extra $1 billion in benefits above an existing incentive package worth $3 billion, increasing the burden on taxpayers.

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Apple & Bain complete $18B acquisition of Toshiba memory chip unit

06/01/2018, 01:06 pm

The purchase of beleaguered Toshiba's memory group, long in limbo, is now complete, with Apple joining Bain, Dell, Seagate, and others to seal the deal.

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AppleInsider Podcast discusses Foxconn in Wisconsin, Apple's self-driving news

05/25/2018, 08:05 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor and Mike discuss Foxconn's IPO of an IoT group, Apple's self-driving vehicle news, and Mike educates the world on the relative lack of danger from Wi-Fi. Also special to this weeks' podcast, Victor interviews Sonny Vu, former CEO of Misfit, the wearables and IoT company about what he's working on next.

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Foxconn smartgear unit IPO seeks to break financial addiction to Apple's iPhone

05/24/2018, 09:05 am

Foxconn is aiming at a $4.3 billion initial public offering for Foxconn Industrial Internet, a manufacturing arm specializing in things like servers and IoT accessories.

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Foxconn's Wisconsin plant could make Apple iPhone and Mac displays after all

05/23/2018, 10:05 am

Originally intended to churn out larger displays for products like TVs, Foxconn's upcoming $10 billion Wisconsin factory may actually turn to making small- to medium-sized panels for the likes of Apple and automakers in a bid to cut costs, a report claimed on Wednesday.

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Foxconn profits ride high on iPhone X, dispelling worries about Apple's sales

03/30/2018, 11:03 am

Apple assembly partner Hon Hai -- better known as Foxconn -- has posted net income of $2.5 billion for the December quarter, reportedly linked to strong orders and consequent sales of the iPhone X.

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Apple supplier Foxconn buys Belkin, Linksys, Wemo for $866M

03/26/2018, 09:03 pm

A subsidiary of longtime Apple supply partner Foxconn on Monday announced the acquisition of popular accessory maker Belkin, which also owns Linksys, Phyn and Wemo brands, for approximately $866 million.

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Video: Apple gets ready to ship HomePod after month-long delay

01/17/2018, 04:01 pm

The HomePod was previously scheduled to hit the market before the end of last year, but Apple issued a statement in November saying it needed more time before the product is ready for customers, giving it an "early 2018" release date.

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Apple's first million HomePods now shipping from Inventec - report

01/17/2018, 09:01 am

Having missed an original December launch date, the HomePod is finally rolling off the production lines of one of two assembly partners, Inventec, a report said this week.

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Apple apparently shifting more MacBook orders to Foxconn with no plans for a major update in 2018

01/15/2018, 09:01 am

In a report from DigiTimes alleging Apple is sending more of its MacBook Pro orders to assembly partner Foxconn, it is also suggests Apple is not planning a major update to the notebook line in 2018 at all, though the claim does not completely discount potential changes to the line altogether.

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Apple Watch Series 3 shipments predicted to rise to 23-25M in 2018

12/11/2017, 11:12 am

Shipments of the Apple Watch Series 3 could rise as much as 20 percent next year to between 23 and 25 million units, according to new industry predictions.

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