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Topic: Pegatron

Pegatron investing up to $1B to make Apple components in Indonesia

05/28/2019, 06:05 am

Indonesian deputy industry minister Warsito Ignatius says that Taiwan firm Pegatron has signed a letter of intent stating that the company will invest between $695 million and $1 billion in local factories to build Apple devices.

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Pegatron could start making iPads & MacBooks in Indonesia as early as June

05/23/2019, 09:05 am

One of Apple's major assembly partners, Pegatron, will start Indonesian manufacturing of iPads and MacBooks in June, regional reports claim.

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Apple suppliers like Largan & TSMC turn elsewhere in wake of weak iPhone sales

03/18/2019, 11:03 am

A number of Apple suppliers such as Largan and TSMC are diversifying orders amid declining iPhone sales, a supply chain report claimed on Monday.

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Apple assembler Foxconn cuts 50,000 seasonal workers ahead of schedule

01/18/2019, 08:01 am

Apparently impacted by Apple's iPhone demand, some 50,000 seasonal workers have been dismissed from Foxconn since October, a report indicated on Friday.

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Apple manufacturer Foxconn not negotiating with Qualcomm over $9B royalties dispute

12/17/2018, 07:12 am

Foxconn is not in talks to settle an antitrust lawsuit it and other Apple assembly partners have leveled against Qualcomm, with its lawyers readying for a protracted legal battle.

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Apple plans increase in Pegatron iPhone assembly to skirt China ban alongside iOS 12 patch

12/14/2018, 08:12 am

Besides just an iOS 12 patch, Apple may shift some of its iPhone production between its assembly partner to mitigate some of the effects of the Chinese sales ban in its patent fight with Qualcomm.

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iPhone assembler Pegatron may move to Indonesia over tariff fears

12/07/2018, 08:12 am

Apple's iPhone assembly partner Pegatron appears to be making a move to Indonesia to sidestep the US/China trade dispute, despite recent news of a truce.

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iPhone XR maker Pegatron says labor shortages fixed, no orders switching to Foxconn

11/06/2018, 09:11 am

Pegatron was able to solve workforce shortages in time for the October launch of the iPhone XR, and despite rumors is holding onto its share of production for the device, a report indicated this week.

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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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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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