06/07/2013, 08:06 am
Apple's aggressive enforcement of environmental policies in China has turned activists — who were once some of its harshest critics — into ardent defenders.
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.
05/28/2013, 03:05 pm
Apple's iOS and Google's Android dominate the mobile computing segment, running on more than nine out of ten devices, but now a major Android manufacturer and a major Apple supplier are beginning to look elsewhere in order to pull away from the duopoly,
05/27/2013, 08:05 am
With most of its profits believed to come from manufacturing Apple products, Foxconn plans to diversify its business, and is even planning to build, brand and directly sell its own electronics accessories compatible with devices like the iPhone and iPad.
05/16/2013, 04:05 pm
Hon Hai Precision Industry has made some strides toward improved labor conditions, according to a new report, but the Apple supplier is still working its employees more than Chinese labor law allows.
05/07/2013, 08:05 am
A new profile of Foxconn describes how the company is looking beyond Apple, its largest manufacturing partner, even as it positions itself for the prospect of an Apple-built television.
04/17/2013, 09:04 am
The dominance of South Korea's Samsung in the technology industry's supply chain has sparked fears among Taiwan-based companies, who are making moves to counter Samsung and align with major device makers like Apple.
04/16/2013, 11:04 am
The nine-part "iEconomy" series, which investigated Asia's technology supply industry with a particular focus on Apple, netted The New York Times a 2013 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting.
04/15/2013, 08:04 am
After a brief freeze on hiring, Foxconn has allegedly begun adding employees again at one of its Chinese factories — a move said to be made in anticipation of Apple's next iPhone.
04/10/2013, 08:04 am
Sales were down 19 percent in the first quarter at Foxconn, manufacturer of devices for Apple and others, in a decline that was reportedly driven primarily by lower iPhone sales.
Job cuts at Foxconn reportedly prompt worker to jump from Shenzhen factory roof [updated with Foxconn statement]
04/01/2013, 08:04 am
Reduced orders at Foxconn, a technology manufacturer that partners with Apple and other major device makers, have allegedly caused discontent amongst factory workers, one of whom reportedly jumped from a factory roof but did not die.
03/25/2013, 09:03 am
Driven by the launch of the iPhone 5 and three different iPad models in 2012, Foxconn saw a record $3.2 billion in net income.
03/11/2013, 11:03 am
Two of Apple's top suppliers are reportedly adding staff in apparent anticipation of an uptick in demand for their services.
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.
02/20/2013, 09:02 am
Apple manufacturing Partner Foxconn has halted recruitment of new hires until the end of March, but the decision was not made related to production of the iPhone 5.
02/11/2013, 09:02 am
A new series of over a dozen photos that showed up on a Chinese technology website last week are claimed to show both the internals an externals of an unknown iPhone model rolling off the assembly lines at Apple's Taiwanese manufacturing partner Foxconn.
12/27/2012, 03:12 pm
After intense scrutiny of its factory working conditions, Foxconn — which builds most of Apple's products — has made significant changes for its workers in China.
12/19/2012, 10:12 am
A new, questionable rumor claims Apple's manufacturing partner, Foxconn, is testing televisions for the company sized between 46 and 55 inches.
12/07/2012, 08:12 am
Though Apple will be bringing production of one full Mac lineup to the U.S. next year, it's likely that the primary supplier will be Taiwanese company Foxconn, which is planning an expansion to America.
12/06/2012, 10:12 am
As Apple plans to begin building one full line of Macs in the U.S. in 2013, the company's primary assembly partner, Foxconn, is working to expand its operations in America.