InFocus, the American OEM formed in strategic partnership with Foxconn, has announced the launch of InFocus EPIC 1, the first from the EPIC line of smartphones, in India.
Focusing on the alliance between Apple and Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn, Jack Linchuan Qiu examines how corporations and governments everywhere collude to build systems of domination, exploitation, and alienation
According to industry sources on Oct. 17, there has been a series of foreign news reports that Foxconn and its newly acquired Japanese subsidiary Sharp will invest 200 billion yen (US$1.92 billion or 2.19 trillion won) to establish a plant producing OLED panels for mobile devices in China. Show More Summary
In 2011, China's Foxconn, the company that builds Apple's iPhone and iPad hardware and many of the android smartphones, had announced a plan to replace 500,000 mainland Chinese workers with 1 million robots over the next 3-5 years. The company...
Sonder Keyboard, an Australian startup now part of Foxconn’s International Holding’s (FIH) Incubator program, has been in talks with Apple related to its dynamic keyboard technology, according to sources familiar with the discussions. more… Filed under: Apple
Glitchy and soaring, it's a haunting track (shades of The Knife) that has greater impact when you learn its backstory. The lyrics are an English translation of poetry by Xu Lizhi, the FoxConn employee in China who jumped to his death, leaving behind a secret body of work, that movingly brought attention to the plight and struggles of Chinese migrant workers. Continue reading…
Apple manufacturer Foxconn has long been a company Apple relies on for a growing number of jobs related to iPhone production. However, according to a new report, the Taiwan-based company — which employs around 1.3 million people and 40,000 robots — plans to start selling its own smartphones in Japan, one of Apple’s hottest markets. Show More Summary
Apple's main assembly partner, Foxconn, has so far installed 40,000 production robots across China as it looks to minimize the number of people it employs, reports noted on Wednesday.
Apple supplier Foxconn has installed a massive 40,000 robots for handling manufacturing jobs at a number of its factories in China, claims a new report. The industrial robots — named “Foxbots” — are currently being rolled out at factories in Zhengzhou, Kunshan, Jiashanm and a “tablet plant” in Chengdu, where Apple is known to produce iPads. Show More Summary
A lack of new "disruptive" innovation in smartphones continues to hit demand for new products leaving manufacturers to suffer the consequences. The latest evidence of the slowing growth comes from FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of Foxconn Technology, who just announced new guidance for 2016 net income which is now expected to be down 52% YoY. Show More Summary
The next time you take your broken iPhone to the Genius Bar, the repair could be carried out in China. Foxconn, one of Apple’s biggest manufacturing partners, was just granted approval to perform iPhone repairs at a second facility in Shanxi. Show More Summary
Coming from a Digitimes feature... Foxconn has undertaken trial production of the NX, a new Nintendo games console, according to industry sources....Foxconn is the largest OEM for Nintendo NX, followed by Japan-based Misumi Electronics and Hosiden, the sources noted. Show More Summary
Microsoft may be in the process of selling its feature phone (as in, not smartphone) business to Foxconn, but that apparently hasn't gotten in the way of the launch of the new Nokia 216 — making it likely the last Microsoft-made Nokia...Show More Summary
In the past, we have seen companies like TCS, Foxconn, Zomato and Snapdeal lay off employees owing to both automation and yearly reviews to relieve employees that do not perform well. Layoffs create a certain tension in the market when they happen in times of a weak business. Show More Summary
If Apple ever decides to sell a car it may hire Magna International Inc. to do all the manufacturing. The Ontario-based company is aiming to become the Foxconn of car building. And after scoring contracts with VW, BMW and Ashton Martin they’re now talking with Apple. Show More Summary
Foxconn Technology Group, Apple’s largest assembler of iPhones, said a subsidiary had invested $119.9 million in Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing.
Apple has asked manufacturing partner Foxconn to look into the possibility of making iPhones in India within the next two or three years, The Economic Times of India reports. Sources with knowledge of the matter said Apple began the inquiry after Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the issue during a meeting earlier this year. Show More Summary
A brief report from Digitimes claims that improved cooperation between Foxconn, its shipping agents and Chinese customs officers will result in faster delivery of the new iPhone 7 to the U.S. and elsewhere. more… Filed under: Apple
As Apple looks to break into India's burgeoning smartphone market, a report on Tuesday claims the company is in talks with Foxconn to potentially manufacture iPhone in the region.