Chances are "resort" isn't the first word that comes to mind when you hear the name Foxconn. Maybe you associate it with iPhones and iPads, or outsourcing American jobs, or employee suicides But perhaps that will change. See also: 10 Best Hotels in the U.S. Show More Summary
Your next retreat destination? How about a Foxconn resort? The contract manufacturer is looking to build its own healthcare resorts.
According to a new report from Taiwan's Economic Daily News, Foxconn is prepping to start mass production of the alleged 4.7-inch iPhone next week. This shouldn't come as a surprise if the launch of the alleged iPhone 6 is set to beShow More Summary
A report out of Asia on Thursday claims Apple partner supplier Foxconn is preparing to begin mass production of a rumored 4.7-inch next-generation iPhone this month, while the 5.5-inch model is slated for manufacturing in August.
Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is set to begin mass production on the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 this month, according to local media cited by Reuters. The larger 5.5-inch iPhone 6 will begin production a month later, in August. Mass production...Show More Summary
Apple is set to begin mass production of the next-generation iPhone next week, the Economic Daily reported today. According to the report, the smaller 4.7-inch model will enter production in the third week of July, while the larger 5.5-inch variant will enter production in the second week of August. The bigger of the two […]
No, it's not all suicidal workers and robots... Bloomberg's Christine Hah takes a look inside the world’s largest consumer electronics producer, Foxconn, as it unveiled a new campus in the relatively-undeveloped city of Guiyang last week.
By Alcaraz Research: Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) registered a new 52-week high of $96.89 yesterday. The small rally might be due to the leaked report that Apple allegedly ordered 68 million iPhone 6 units from Foxconn and Pegatron. Apple isShow More Summary
The worst kept secret of Apple and its Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn isn't their poor labor conditions. It isn't even the fact that they use robots to help bring together all the pieces that make up an iPhone. It's that their robots are now performing more and more human-like functions. Show More Summary
By Corey Sommers: BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) has come a long way in 6 months. Under CEO John Chen's leadership the company has slashed costs, sold off unnecessary assets, successfully launched a handset under the Foxconn partnership, as well as announced a dizzying array of initiatives and partnerships across every line of its business. Show More Summary
'Foxbots' just aren't good enough to take up the slack Foxconn's much-vaunted robot army will do little more than insert screws, polish parts and assist human workers, it has been claimed.…
Don’t underestimate the power of having Apple on your side! Not long after Foxconn announced record earnings thanks to its work on the iPhone, fellow Apple manufacturer Pegatron Corp is predicted to see consolidated revenues of $33.3 billion for 2014, … Read more ›
Following up on news that Foxconn would soon deploy robots on assembly lines dedicated to Apple products, a report out of Asia claims the so-called "Foxbots" will have a limited role in device assembly as human eyes are needed for most operations.
Over the weekend, it was reported that Foxconn would be soon deploying its own "Foxbot" robots to its factories to help assemble devices, with CEO Terry Gou noting that Apple would be the first use the service. Now, Taiwan's United Daily...Show More Summary
Foxconn has recently confirmed that it plans to deploy a fleet of robots in some of its factories to work on products for Apple, but the “Foxbots” will not be able to replace its human workforce just yet. Quoting a report from Chinese...Show More Summary
All companies these days are looking to improve their efficiencies and at the same time, reduce their costs. While there are many ways of doing this such as outsourcing, others are turning to automation. (...)Read the rest of Will Foxconn Use Robotic Production For iPhone 6 © Coolest Gadget Reviews, 2014. Coated brings you the […]
Foxconn wants to replace a portion of its workforce with ten thousand "Foxbots." These robots alone could manufacture hundreds of millions of iPhones every year -- potentially eliminating the need for most of the workforce. The rollout of these robots might solve Foxconn's current PR problem, but will it create a bigger uproar when thousands of workers lose their jobs to robots?
Apple contract manufacturer Foxconn might use robots to help assemble iPhones