Credits: Getty Images Foxconn, Apple's Chinese supplier, is gearing up to deliver 90 million iPhone 6 handsets this year One-Minute Read Monday, March 10, 2014 - 10:08am See related: iPhone 6: 'quantum dots' to power vivid new screen APPLE...Show More Summary
During MWC 2014, BlackBerry announced two new devices – the BlackBerry Z3 which would be headed to Indonesia and was the result of BlackBerry’s partnership with Foxconn, and the BlackBerry Q20 which is a BlackBerry phone with a physical keyboard and integrated trackpad, a hark back to the glory days of the Canadian company. Show More Summary
Credits: Getty Images Foxconn, Apple's Chinese supplier, is gearing up to deliver 90 million iPhone 6 handsets this year One-Minute Read Friday, March 7, 2014 - 12:29pm See related: iPhone 6: 'quantum dots' to power vivid new screen APPLE...Show More Summary
Apple is apparently getting ready for a massive iPhone 6 launch, at least according to Chinese publication Commercial Times (via Digitimes). According to the report, the trade paper has learned that Foxconn is expected to land orders for 90 million iPhone 6 units this year alone. Show More Summary
During MWC 2014, BlackBerry announced the BlackBerry Z3. The handset is the first device that resulted from BlackBerry and Foxconn’s partnership and will be a device targeted at emerging markets, such as Indonesia for example. Unfortunately...Show More Summary
While it remains to be seen if the new smartphones will succeed in stemming BlackBerry’s market share losses this year, the Foxconn partnership does give BlackBerry the scale to procure materials at favorable costs and play the margins game in an increasingly crowded low-end smartphone market.
By Trefis: BlackBerry (BBRY) showcased the first product of its Foxconn (OTC:FXCOF) partnership on Tuesday, launching a 5-inch full-touch BB10 smartphone for emerging markets dubbed the Z3. The Z3 will debut in Indonesia, one of BlackBerry's biggest markets for smartphones, in April and retail for an unsubsidized price of $200. Show More Summary
After a selloff, UBS analyst Arthur Hsieh upgraded FIH Mobile (FXCNF), the former Foxconn, from Sell to Buy today, writing that the correction is overdone. He raised his price target from HK$4.3 to HK$4.4 to reflect earnings upside, and increased his margin and earnings per share estimates as well, citing the company’s more profitable component/module [...]
BlackBerry has a couple of new smartphones in the offing, including the first sourced from new strategic partner Foxconn. The first Foxconn BlackBerry is the Z3, a Nokia-like touchscreen smartphone with rounded sides, a 5-inch qHD display, a 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor, 1.5GB of RAM and 8GB of on board storage. Show More Summary
PCH International, a supplier for Apple and Beats Electronics, still sees Shenzhen in the Pearl River Delta as the ideal location for its operational center in China, even as bigger companies like Foxconn Technology go further inland to cut costs.
ByQuoth the Raven: In addition to existing partners Nokia, Samsung, HTC and Huawei Microsoft ( MSFT ) has announced it is now working with Foxconn, Gionee, Lava (Xolo), Lenovo, LG, Longcheer, JSR, Karbonn and ZTE to develop on the Windows...Show More Summary
At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today, Intel launched its latest 64-bit Intel Atom Processor (codenamed Merrifield) for smartphones and tablets. The company also disclosed details of its next-generation 64-bit... Keep reading ...
China has been vilified in recent years for stealing US manufacturing jobs, as have the multinationals increasing assembling products there. One reason for the outsourcing, if not its vilification, is a rational one—Chinese factory workers demand and require lower wages than do their American counterparts. Show More Summary
Microsoft is bringing a bevy of new Windows Phone hardware partners into the fold. The Redmond-based technology giant has partnered with Foxconn, Gionee, JSR, Karbonn, Lava (Xolo), Lenovo, LG, Longcheer, and ZTE, according to Microsoft officials at the Mobile World …
BlackBerry’s first next-generation smartphone co-developed with original device manufacturer giant Foxconn has seemingly been pictured for the first time. Code-named “Jakarta” and thought to be launching as the BlackBerry Z3, the smartphone...Show More Summary
Whenever people think of Foxconn, chances are they associate the company with Apple as well as overworked and underpaid employees, but perhaps that is an image that Foxconn’s boss, Terry Guo, would like to shed in the future. Founded...Show More Summary
Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou outlines plans for expanding manufacturing in the U.S. and his hopes of passing on the baton to younger leaders by spinning off parts of his sprawling electronics empire.
Perhaps in hindsight we all should have seen Google’s turn to robotics coming when, under Andy Rubin, the company dubbed its mobile operating system Android. Now in charge of Google’s still mostly secret robotics division, Rubin’s background seems to be the key to what the company is up to. While […]
As some of you guys might have heard by now, BlackBerry announced last year that they would be teaming up with Foxconn for the next five years in which they will create devices aimed at emerging markets. One of these devices, called the Jakarta, is said to debut at MWC 2014. Show More Summary
Foxconn is widely - and a little infamous - for assembling the majority of Apple's hardware, along with a host of other electronics. Yesterday, it came to light that the company's been recently working with Google...but not for electronics manufacturing. They're interested in Google's robotics.