Electronics in Brazil are subject to extremely high prices, a little ironic considering that some of the companies that make your electronics such as Foxconn have operations in the country as well. That being said did you know that Apple’s...Show More Summary
Having sold its handset business to Microsoft last year the company is reportedly looking into licensing more mobile products to companies like Foxconn.
Looking for more evidence that China is set to take over from the U.S. as Apple’s biggest market? According to a report from the Chinese-language news outlet Tencent, Foxconn is currently buying 50,000-60,000 second-hand iPhones per day through worldwide channels, and then … Read more ›
Foxconn is teaming up with U.S. medical device companies to expand into the health-care market.
Up until now, the majority of iPhones have been built in China, but long-time Apple manufacturer Foxconn could be setting its sights on a new developing market: India. According to the Economic Times, the Foxconn Technology Group is set to … Read more ›
Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn, one of Apple's closest partners, is under fire in Brazil as officials in the South American nation are displeased with the company's slow rate of progress on what was initially sold as a major investment to modernize the Brazilian manufacturing industry.
By Brad Haynes ITU, Brazil (Reuters) - The Brazilian iPhone was meant to mark a new era. When Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group agreed in April 2011 to make Apple products here, President Dilma Rousseff and her advisers promisedShow More Summary
A recent limited tour of Foxconn's Shenzhen factory provided Re/code a glimpse of what life is like for Foxconn workers. The post Working, living conditions improving at Foxconn appeared first on AppleTell.
Few people outside of China have a real appreciation for not only how big Foxconn is, but just how many products it helps manufacture. While Foxconn is typically mentioned in the same breath as Apple, the company’s list of customersShow More Summary
Long thought of as a soulless megacorp that treats workers as disposable cogs in its constantly-grinding machinery, Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn -- one of Apple's closest partners -- granted a rare look inside its Shenzhen factory gates as it attempts to alter that perception.
Having been the subject of Pulitzer Prize-winning reports and BBC documentaries, the questionable standards of conditions at Apple supplier Foxconn’s factories has made the company notorious, while its work building iPhones has made it rich. But a new tour of … Read more ›
Foxconn offers a glimpse of how workers live inside one of company's factories in China, where over 140,000 employees help to make products for Apple. The tour of Foxconn's Shenzhen factory in the south China province of Guangdon was given to Re/code, but with some restrictions. Show More Summary
Apple sure has learned a lot about (mis)treating labor from its recent Foxconn suicide-scandals and the company’s central role in the Techtopus wage-theft conspiracy. The company has banned construction companies building its new Bay...Show More Summary
Foxconn had a successful year, with a net profit increase of 22% over 2013, its highest earnings growth in five years, in part due to the popularity of Apple's new iPhones. Foxconn is Apple's primary manufacturing partner in China, building devices from iPhones and iPads to most of the Mac line. Show More Summary
Although the tech industry is still woefully dependent on under paid, over-worked labourers in some far off country to assemble the gadgets many in the developed world simply can’t live without, it seems all that is about to change, as infamous tech manufacturer Foxconn plans to automate 70% of its workforce in the next three [...]
Foxconn Technology Group will reportedly buy and resell Apple's smartphones as part of a new trade-in program in China.
Apple is reportedly eyeing an expansion of its iPhone trade-in program in China. According to a Bloomberg report, the Cupertino, California-based tech company is in talks with its manufacturer, Foxconn, to roll out a trade-in program...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Apple Inc plans to introduce a trade-in program for iPhones in China in association with the Foxconn Technology Group, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the effort. Under the program, consumers will be ableShow More Summary
Apple’s doing everything it can to push its brand in China, which Tim Cook is convinced will soon take over from the U.S. as the company’s primary market. Having recently taken the top spot for smartphone sales in the country for the first time … Read more ›
The program in China will reportedly involve Apple selling traded-in iPhones directly to Foxconn, who will then refurbish and resell the devices via its own channels. According to Bloomberg: Under the China program, retail staff at Apple...Show More Summary