Foxconn’s problems with worker rights are well known, and for the last year, CEO Terry Gou has been openly talking about an obvious solution to the human rights issue: replace as many of his human workers with robots as possible. It makes sense. Robots can’t be underpaid, or overworked, and you certainly don’t need to [...]Show More Summary
On Wednesday, Foxconn CEO Terry Gou publicly acknowledged the difficulties Foxconn is facing in producing the tremendous quantities of required for Apple’s latest iPhone. “It’s not easy to make the iPhones. We are falling short of meeting the huge demand,”...
Foxconn CEO Terry Gou has revealed that dealing with Apple’s overwhelming iPhone demand is not an easy task. The company is still struggling to catch up with the strong sales the iPhone has been enjoying, but Gou would not confirm whether the group’s other unit, Foxconn International Holdings, has taken on some of its production. [...]Show More Summary
iPhone 5 mockup from Overdrive Design. (Credit: Overdrive Design) Foxconn CEO Terry Gou isn't shy about talking about the next iPhone, crowing about its virtues at the company's annual shareholder's meeting, according to a report. Consumers...Show More Summary
Chief Executive Officer Terry Gou of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., otherwise known as Apple device manufacturer Foxconn, told customers on Monday to disregard Samsung's recently-released Galaxy S III smartphone and wait for the upcoming iPhone 5 instead.
During the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting, Foxconn CEO Terry Gou took a shot at Samsung, Apple’s closest competitor. According to Focus Taiwan, citing The China Times, the chief executive has made it a lifetime goal to defeat Samsung. Show More Summary
Hon Hai, the parent company of Foxconn, had its quarterly conference call earlier this week where CEO Terry Gou said that consumers should hold out for the iPhone 5, as it will apparently put the Samsung Galaxy S III to shame. Gou didn't stop there, though; he said that he expects that the joint venture with Sharp will put them ahead of Samsung shipments in three to five years.
According to several local reports, Foxconn’s Terry Gou made some pretty bold statements at Hon Hai Precision’s annual shareholders’ meeting on Monday. While there are a few translations, all seem to claim Gou urged customers to wait for the iPhone 5, “saying that the new model will put Samsung’s Galaxy III to shame.” A report [...]
Foxconn CEO Terry Gou just can't help himself: When he see an opening to stir up controversy, he goes all-in. In his latest salvo, he disses Samsung -- and Koreans in general.
Foxconn Chairman and President Terry Gou didn’t get where he is by mouthing off details about secret products he is building to the press, but according to a new report, he’s just confirmed that the iPhone 5 is coming… and it’ll make the Samsung Galaxy S III look like a hunk of junk. If it [...]Show More Summary
iFeng does a factory tour with special guest Foxconn CEO Terry Gou. See if you can spot some new iPhones (clue: Bling on the back) (via M.I.C Gadget,The Next Web)
Last week a Chinese news site called ChinaDaily published a report saying that Foxconn CEO Terry Gou said his company was “making preparations for iTV, Apple Inc’s rumored upcoming high-definition television.” The statement was then turned into a whirlwind of Apple iTV/HDTV “confirmed by Foxconn CEO” stories that made the rounds. Foxconn is now saying that its CEO [...]Show More Summary
Following speculation that suggested its CEO Terry Gou had confirmed was gearing up to start work on Apple’s new television sets, Foxconn has moved to clarify its position by stating...
Foxconn's CEO Terry Gou confirmed Friday that Apple has begun prepping its long-awaited television, according to a report in China Daily via HowToArena.com. Gou's comments mark the first official acknowledgment from either Apple or its manufacturing partners that a new television is in the works. Show More Summary
Apple and Foxconn had already promised to improve working conditions at mainland Chinese factories, and Foxconn CEO Terry Gou has just revealed that the cooperation will be about more than just tightening up standards -- it'll be financial, too. Show More Summary
Foxconn's CEO Terry Gou recently revealed that they intend to split the initial costs of improving factory working conditions following an extensive third-party audit of the facilities where iPads and iPhones are made.
It looks like Apple is going to put some of its huge pile of cash to good use. Foxconn's CEO Terry Gou revealed Thursday that Apple will share some of the costs of improving working conditions at the Chinese manufacturing plant after...Show More Summary
It looks like Foxconn's CEO Terry Gou may have just stuck his foot in his mouth again. While meeting with a group of his employees this week who had won a company contest, Gou reportedly made some surprising comments in response to recent criticisms that Foxconn operates like a sweatshop. "People are calling us sweatshops. Show More Summary
After a highly visible meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook, Foxconn's founder Terry Gou announced plans to open a sprawling Foxconn factory in Guthrie Center, Iowa, essentially replacing the approximately 2,000 residents of that small town with workers from in and around Iowa. Show More Summary
“Hon Hai has a workforce of over one million worldwide and as human beings are also animals, to manage one million animals gives me a headache.” [ more › ]