A Taipei-based hardware startup called JoyRay wants to create a smartwatch for kids that won’t end up abandoned like the Velveteen Rabbit. Founder and CEO Jerry Chang, who was division head of Foxconn’s smartphone business before leaving last December, believes the key to creating a kids’ smartwatch with enduring appeal is to make it open platform and release new apps… Read More
Apple is willing to do anything necessary to make sure it has a steady flow of components from suppliers when it comes to its best-selling products, and a new report from Bloomberg seems to confirm just that. The report reveals thatShow More Summary
Foxconn Technology Group is building a factory exclusively to make screens for Apple products, reports Bloomberg News. The factory will be located in southern Taiwan and follows an "urgent request" from Apple, according to a Foxconn spokesperson quoted by Bloomberg. Show More Summary
According to a new report from Bloomberg, Foxconn is set to spend $2.6 billion building a new factory in Taiwan exclusively to create displays for Apple. Equipment installation for the factory is likely to begin next month, with the aim of starting … Read more ›
Foxconn Technology Group has plans to spend NT$80 Billion, or $2.6 billion, over the course of the next two years on a new factory in Taiwan to produce displays exclusively for Apple, according to Bloomberg. In a conversation with Sophia...Show More Summary
Foxconn, the manufacturer of Apple's devices, including the iPhone and iPad, is about to invest $2.6 billion in a facility in Taiwan dedicated to producing displays for a single client. While the client isn't explicitly named, few companies other than Apple could generate the demand that would require a dedicated display production facility. Show More Summary
Foxconn’s Taiwanese display subsidiary Innolux is investing $2.6B over the next two years in a new factory whose production will be exclusive to a single client, which Bloomberg reports to be Apple. Equipment installation will commence next month with mass production of panels to start by the end of 2015 after an urgent request for exclusive […]
Foxconn's Innolux will build a new $2.6 billion sixth-generation plant in Southern Taiwan to supply displays exclusively to Apple, after the iPhone maker made an "urgent" request, it was announced on Thursday.
Built by China’s Foxconn and bearing a striking resemblance to the iPad Mini, this $250 tablet appears destined for the Chinese market.
Nokia returns to the hardware world with the N1, a 7.9-inch tablet powered by the Android operating system. With a design similar to Apple’s iPad mini, the N1 is also built in partnership with Foxconn and includes a 2.4Ghz quad … The post Nokia Unveils N1 Tablet Powered by Android appeared first on Highsnobiety.
Nokia N1 has Nokia's brand, design, and launcher. Everything else is Foxconn.
Apple (AAPL) got a price target boost from Bernstein Research earlier today, and here are some other things going on in the iWorld: AppleInsider reports that Apple’s much anticipated 12.9-inch iPad ‘Pro’ might not come out in the first quarter of 2015 as expected, but be delayed until Q2. According to a research note obtained [...]
On the last day of September, a 24-year-old migrant worker in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen killed himself. Xu Lizhi jumped out of a window of a residential dormitory run by his employer, Foxconn, the huge electronics manufacturing company with a million-strong workforce that makes the majority of the world's Apple iPhones. In most cases, Xu's suicide […]
On the last day of September, a 24-year-old migrant worker in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen killed himself. Xu Lizhi jumped out of a window of a residential dormitory run by his employer, Foxconn, the huge electronics manufacturing company with a million-strong workforce that makes the majority of the world's Apple iPhones. Read full article >>
Foxconn, a Taiwanese company and Apple company's subcontractor in China has been criticized for its labour management policy, which has resulted in high number of workplace suicides. Nao, a pro-grassroots group,
Apple is reportedly boosting production for two its flagship smartphones as it struggles to keep up with demand. It is reported that Apple may be tapping electronics assembler Pegatron, in addition to Foxconn, to produce additional units of both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus as the company heads into the holiday shopping season. Show More Summary
Poems from a young worker at Foxconn Technology Co. who committed suicide have opened a rare window into the mundane and grueling work on China’s factory floors.
63 Libcom.org is a site stocked with resources for strikers, occupiers, and activists worldwide. In a recent post to the site, friends of Xu Lizhi, a Foxconn worker who commit suicide in September at the age of 24, are honoring their friend by publishing translations of his poems into English. Xu Lizhi’s poems reflect on [...]