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Foxconn: Apple won't feel the brunt of the trade war
Foxconn: Apple won't feel the brunt of the trade war
The best example of the escalation of the trade war between China and the U.S. is of course Trump blacklisting world's number two smartphone ...... 12 Jun 2019
Massive iPhone manufacturer soon has a U.S. headquarters
Massive iPhone manufacturer soon has a U.S. headquarters
The world's largest electronics contract manufacturer has established a new headquarters in the United States. The Taiwan based Foxconn is known ...... 17 Jun 2018 - 5 comments
Apple and Foxconn investing billions in a new display plant in the U.S.?
Apple and Foxconn investing billions in a new display plant in the U.S.?
Apple and Foxconn are in talks about a display manufacturing plant in the U.S., Nikkei reports. According to the paper, the two mega corporations ...... 23 Jan 2017 - 3 comments
Foxconn closes deal for Sharp at $3.5 billion
Foxconn closes deal for Sharp at $3.5 billion
Foxconn has completed their acquisition of struggling display maker Sharp, although the deal was at a significantly reduced price than when ...... 01 Apr 2016
Foxconn agrees to buy Sharp for $4 billion
Foxconn agrees to buy Sharp for $4 billion
After a few delays, Foxconn has agreed to purchase Sharp for $4 billion, with the deal expected next week. Both companies will hold board ...... 26 Mar 2016 - 3 comments
Foxconn looks to close deal for Sharp by end of month
Foxconn looks to close deal for Sharp by end of month
Taiwanese manufacturing giant Foxconn is looking to close a proposed deal for struggling display maker Sharp before the end of the month. ...... 06 Feb 2016
Foxconn offers to buy struggling tech co. Sharp
Foxconn offers to buy struggling tech co. Sharp
Taiwanese manufacturing giant Foxconn has offered to purchase struggling electronics maker Sharp for 625 billion ($5.3 billion), handily outbidding ...... 22 Jan 2016
Apple's slowing sales hurting suppliers
Apple's slowing sales hurting suppliers
Apple's rise to the top and success after it has been unparalleled. But as the saying, or the song, goes "what goes up must come down". And ...... 16 Jan 2016 - 1 comment
Google buys communications technology patents from Foxconn
Google buys communications technology patents from Foxconn
Foxconn has confirmed the sale of numerous communications technology patents to Google, although figures were not disclosed. The major Taiwanese ...... 26 Apr 2014 - 1 comment
Foxconn to begin manufacturing TVs in U.S. soon?
Foxconn to begin manufacturing TVs in U.S. soon?
According to the WSJ, Foxconn may begin manufacturing TVs in the U.S. in the near future. Last month, chairman Terry Gou said the company ...... 18 Feb 2014 - 4 comments
Foxconn working with Google on robots
Foxconn working with Google on robots
Foxconn, one of the largest manufacturers on the planet, has been secretly working with Google on their robotics dreams, says sources. The ...... 13 Feb 2014 - 10 comments
Foxconn pressured students into internships to build Sony PlayStation 4
Foxconn pressured students into internships to build Sony PlayStation 4
According to an in-depth report by Quartz, Foxconn forced almost 1000 engineering students to accept internship positions to build the upcoming ...... 11 Oct 2013 - 3 comments
Foxconn making iPhone-compatible smartwatch
Foxconn making iPhone-compatible smartwatch
Foxconn has revealed a smartwatch that will be compatible with Apple's iPhones. Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is the Taiwanese mass ...... 28 Jun 2013
Foxconn parent disappoints with earnings thanks to slowing demand for iPhone
Foxconn parent disappoints with earnings thanks to slowing demand for iPhone
Hon Hai Precision Industry, the parent of Foxconn, reported earnings this week, and they were not pretty. The company, which is Apple's main ...... 10 Apr 2013 - 5 comments
Codename 'iPhone Math' coming in June with 4.8-inch display
Codename 'iPhone Math' coming in June with 4.8-inch display
According to a new China Times report, Apple is working on a new iPhone, codenamed "Math" to launch along side the upcoming iPhone 5S in June. ...... 21 Jan 2013 - 7 comments
Foxconn buys stake in GoPro cameras
Foxconn buys stake in GoPro cameras
Foxconn has purchased a large 8.88 percent stake in Woodman Labs, the company behind the popular extreme sports GoPro cameras. The cameras, ...... 27 Dec 2012
Rumor: Apple testing their HDTV but with no time table for release
Rumor: Apple testing their HDTV but with no time table for release
According to the latest rumors, Apple is indeed testing their HDTV in secret through Foxconn without any timetable for release. The panels ...... 20 Dec 2012 - 6 comments
Nintendo responds to Foxconn child labor admission
Nintendo responds to Foxconn child labor admission
Earlier this week, following an investigation, Foxconn admitted to hiring underage interns, in breach of child labor laws. In China, the ...... 19 Oct 2012 - 7 comments
Foxconn admits to using child labor for interns
Foxconn admits to using child labor for interns
After an investigation, Foxconn has admitted to hiring underage interns, in breach of child labor laws. In China, the legal working age is ...... 17 Oct 2012 - 11 comments
Foxconn re-opens factory following worker riot
Foxconn re-opens factory following worker riot
Foxconn has confirmed it will resume production at its Taiyuan factory in China's Shanxi province after shutting it down last night following a worker riot. ...... 25 Sep 2012 - 10 comments
Bloomberg: Amazon's smartphone is coming
Bloomberg: Amazon's smartphone is coming
According to Bloomberg, Amazon is developing a smartphone that will look to directly compete with Apple's iPhone. Foxconn is building the ...... 06 Jul 2012 - 1 comment
Report: Foxconn has orders to begin producing Apple television
Report: Foxconn has orders to begin producing Apple television
The latest report out of China has implied that Foxconn's Shenzhen plant has now received orders to build trial run sets of the oft-rumored HDTV. ...... 29 May 2012 - 8 comments
Foxconn to build new factories dedicated to Apple products
Foxconn to build new factories dedicated to Apple products
Foxconn has announced that it will spend over $200 million to build a new factory dedicated to Apple iOS devices. The new factory will total ...... 23 May 2012
Foxconn denies Apple iTV production report
Foxconn denies Apple iTV production report
Last week, Foxconn chairman Terry Gou revealed in a speech that the company was making preparations to start manufacturing a television from ...... 15 May 2012 - 1 comment
Foxconn preparing for Apple television
Foxconn preparing for Apple television
Foxconn chairman reportedly confirms Apple "iTV". Chairman Terry Gou revealed in a speech that the company was making preparations to start ...... 11 May 2012
Foxconn, Apple to share cost of new factory improvements
Foxconn, Apple to share cost of new factory improvements
Apple and Foxconn have announced today they will share the initial costs of improving Chinese factories where millions of iOS devices are built. ...... 10 May 2012
Foxconn workers threaten suicide at Chinese plant
Foxconn workers threaten suicide at Chinese plant
Workers at a Foxconn factory in China have threatened jumping off the roof in protest over wages just a month after the company signed an agreement ...... 28 Apr 2012 - 7 comments
ABC shows off harsh working conditions at Foxconn
ABC shows off harsh working conditions at Foxconn
Last night, ABC had a Nightline special which reported on the working conditions in the Foxconn plants at Shenzhen and Chengdu. Each supply ...... 23 Feb 2012 - 55 comments
iPhone 5 ready for production?
iPhone 5 ready for production?
9to5Mac is citing a Foxconn employee who has apparently spilled some of the beans on the upcoming iPhone 5. Word is the iPhone 5 is almost ...... 26 Jan 2012 - 16 comments
Foxconn has resolved its dispute with factory workers
Foxconn has resolved its dispute with factory workers
Yesterday we reported that 300 disgruntled workers at Foxconn's Technology Park in Wuhan, China allegedly threatened to commit suicide following ...... 13 Jan 2012 - 29 comments
Xbox 360 factory workers threaten suicide in China?
Xbox 360 factory workers threaten suicide in China?
Allegedly, 300 disgruntled workers at Foxconn's Technology Park in Wuhan, China threatened to commit suicide today by jumping off a building. ...... 11 Jan 2012 - 9 comments
Plan for Foxconn to produce iPads in Brazil hits snag
Plan for Foxconn to produce iPads in Brazil hits snag
Government sources have noted today that a highly anticipated $12 billion plan for Foxconn to produce iPads in Brazil is now seriously "in doubt" ...... 30 Sep 2011 - 3 comments
Foxconn will replace some workers with 1 million robots within 3 years
Foxconn will replace some workers with 1 million robots within 3 years
Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn has said it will replace some of its workers in the next three years, replacing them with 1 million robots. ...... 01 Aug 2011 - 19 comments
Foxconn workers arrested for leaking iPad 2 design before launch
Foxconn workers arrested for leaking iPad 2 design before launch
Three Foxconn employees were arrested in late 2010 for violating Apple's trade secret agreement and leaking details about the design of the ...... 29 Apr 2011 - 5 comments
Microsoft sues Barnes & Noble, Foxconn over alleged patent violations
Microsoft sues Barnes & Noble, Foxconn over alleged patent violations
Microsoft has sued Barnes & Noble and the large manufacturers Foxconn and Iventec this week, alleging each of the companies violates patents ...... 22 Mar 2011 - 3 comments
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