Get the Lowest Prices anywhere on Macs, iPads and Apple Watches: Apple Price Guides updated October 22nd

Topic: Foxconn

Chinese environmental groups accuse Apple of ignoring health concerns

01/20/2011, 03:01 pm

A consortium of environmentally focused groups in China called out Apple on Thursday for allegedly failing to properly oversee suppliers, accusing the iPhone maker of fostering health and safety problems in factories.


Purported next-gen iPad cases being taken down

12/31/2010, 10:12 pm

Cases purported to be for Apple's next-generation iPad that were posted to a Chinese trade site are being removed after the site received a "legitimate takedown request," possibly lending credence to their authenticity, according to a new report.


Apple's next-gen iPad to get iPod touch-like back, wide-range speaker - rumor

12/22/2010, 08:12 pm

The second-generation iPad may have a smaller bezel, a flat back panel and a wide-range speaker, a new unverified report claims.


Foxconn rumored to ship next-gen iPad in 100 days for April launch

12/07/2010, 12:12 am

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn will begin shipping Apple's next-generation iPad within the next 100 days, allowing Apple to stock up for an April launch, a new report claims.


Foxconn adds new production plants to meet demand for Apple's iPad

11/23/2010, 07:11 am

Foxconn, Apple's overseas manufacturing partner, has added new production plants in Chengdu, China, to produce an extra 10,000 iPads per day and help to meet demand for the touchscreen tablet during the holiday season.


Foxconn workers protest pay as company denies white iPhone 4 part sales

11/19/2010, 09:11 am

Chinese workers of Foxconn, Apple's overseas manufacturing partner, protested their wages and proposed relocation plans this week. Also, the company denied its employees sold white iPhone 4 parts that allowed a high school student to assemble and sell them.


Brazilian billionaire hopes to court Apple for device assembly

11/17/2010, 12:11 pm

The eighth richest man in the world hopes he will be able to convince Apple to assemble its products in Brazil, rather than in sometimes-controversial facilities in China.


Foxconn could join Pegatron in producing Apple's CDMA iPhone

10/27/2010, 11:10 pm

Apple partners Foxconn and Pegatron have both received orders for a CDMA version of the iPhone 4 due out in 2011, a new report out of the Far East claims.


Foxconn looking to build $10B plant in inland China - report

10/15/2010, 11:10 pm

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is planning to build a new $10 billion plant in the Chinese city of Chengdu, according to a new report.


Apple partner Foxconn boosts 'entertainment' time to curb suicides

08/20/2010, 09:08 am

Apple's overseas manufacturing partner has instituted a new strategy that intends to prevent employee suicides by offering more "entertainment" time and cutting overtime work hours.


Foxconn denies Apple boosted employee pay following suicides

07/16/2010, 08:07 am

Apple is not directly compensating Foxconn workers, an executive with the overseas manufacturing partner said this week, denying a rumor that first formed last month as a number of suicides gained public attention.


Apple's iPhone supply chain faces sharply increasing costs in China

07/06/2010, 08:07 am

A close look at the iPhone 4 supply chain demonstrates how contract manufacturers, including Apple partner Foxconn, are fighting rising costs in China in order to stay competitive and profitable in today's market.


Apple manufacturer Foxconn may relocate some Chinese factories

06/11/2010, 09:06 am

Facing increasing scrutiny from the media and general public over a rash of employee suicides, Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is rumored to be plotting an exodus from mainland China sometime in the future.


Apple rumored to directly provide raises to Foxconn employees

06/01/2010, 11:06 am

A new report suggests Apple could address employee issues with its manufacturing partner Foxconn by directly compensating workers with profits from products assembled overseas, including the iPhone and iPad.


Foxconn plans 20 percent wage increases as suicides continue

05/28/2010, 09:05 am

After another alleged suicide at Foxconn's Shenzhen, China, plant on Wednesday, and an attempted suicide on Thursday, the company revealed that it plans to give a 20 percent pay raise to its employees.


Apple looking into Foxconn suicides, says it is 'saddened and upset'

05/26/2010, 08:05 am

As overseas electronics manufacturer Foxconn continues to come under fire for a number of suicides over the last year, Apple has officially commented on the matter and revealed that it plans to carry out its own independent investigations.


Apple partner Foxconn says it's not a 'sweatshop' as suicides mount

05/25/2010, 03:05 pm

A Chinese employee of Foxconn, the overseas manufacturer of numerous Apple products, jumped from a building to his death Tuesday, marking the 10th apparent suicide for the company in the last year.


Foxconn to ship 24M next-gen iPhones with improved displays in 2010

05/17/2010, 08:05 am

Foxconn, the manufacturer of Apple's fourth-generation iPhone, will ship 24 million units in 2010, with new LCD displays that include IPS and FFS technology for improved e-book reading capabilities, according to component makers.


Potential component suppliers for Apple's fourth-gen iPhone named

05/04/2010, 11:05 am

With Apple's new iPhone expected to launch in a matter of months, a new report alleges Foxconn will again assemble the device, while a new panel supplier will be added into the mix.


Suppliers deny iPad production issues, expect to ship 650K at launch

03/03/2010, 10:03 am

Apple's overseas manufacturing partner Foxconn has not experienced any production problems in building the new iPad, due for release later this month, sources have reportedly told DigiTimes.