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Topic: Foxconn

Foxconn reportedly set to hire 90K workers for iPhone 5S production ramp

07/29/2013, 11:07 pm

According to a report from the Far East on Monday, Apple partner manufacturer Foxconn is in the midst of hiring 90,000 workers in preparation of expectedly large orders of the next-generation iPhone.


Apple partner Foxconn continues to diversify, now bidding for Taiwan 4G spectrum

07/02/2013, 10:07 am

Foxconn is continuing to diversify its offerings beyond the iPhone and other Apple products, as the company has now submitted an application for a 4G high-speed mobile spectrum license.


Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn announces iPhone-compatible smart watch

06/27/2013, 07:06 pm

Hon Hai Precision, better known as Foxconn, revealed on Wednesday that it will be releasing a smart watch that can interface with Apple's iPhone.


US assembly of Apple's new Mac Pro to be handled by Flextronics - report

06/13/2013, 08:06 am

When it goes into production in America later this year, Apple's new cylindrical Mac Pro desktop will reportedly be built in U.S. facilities run by Singapore-based manufacturer Flextronics.


Once scorned in China, Apple now praised for environmental policies

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.


Apple reportedly looking to Pegatron in supply chain diversification away from Foxconn

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.


Wary of iOS-Android duopoly, LG & Foxconn turn to Firefox

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,


Foxconn may sell own branded accessories after Apple profits dip

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.


Report: Apple supplier Foxconn still exceeding work hour laws

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.


Foxconn looks to lessen reliance on iPhone, positions for potential Apple television

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.


Taiwan's tech companies banding together with Apple to take on Samsung

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.


NYT wins Pulitzer for 'iEconomy' investigative series on Apple's supply chain

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.


Foxconn resumes hiring in preparation for Apple's next iPhone

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.


Foxconn sees 19% decline in sales after 'disappointing' demand for Apple's 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.


Apple product refreshes boost Foxconn to record $3.2B profit

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.


Apple suppliers Foxconn, TSMC to each add 5,000 jobs

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.


Rumor: Apple to ship 'iPhone 5S' and more affordable iPhone in August 2013

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.


Foxconn hiring freeze unrelated to production of Apple's iPhone 5

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.


New photos may or may not show Apple's so-called iPhone 5S being assembled at Foxconn

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.