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.
Apple has long been working to establish a presence in India, but the country’s strict requirements for retailers and companies have made it a very challenging task for Apple. Whether or not Apple will be legally allowed to open retail...Show More Summary
Demand for the iPhone 7 is expected to be higher than many people expected, and Apple suppliers are taking on more employees to accommodate. According to a new report, Foxconn is so desperate to employ new people to work on its production line that’s it been offering bonuses of more than $200 to any employees […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
A sticker claimed to be from a returned "iPhone 7" prototype at Foxconn may reinforce rumors that Apple is raising base storage on the device to 32 gigabytes.
Apple partner Foxconn said two workers at one of its manufacturing facilities died last week, The Wall Street Journal reports. A 31-year-old employee at the Zhengzhou plant that specializes in production of Apple devices climbed to the...Show More Summary
Apple is said to be seeking more information on the deaths of two workers from Foxconn’s iPhone assembly line in Zhengzhou, China. The WSJ reports that one death was an apparent suicide, the other an accident. more… Filed under: App...
Apple manufacturer Foxconn is back in the news after acknowledging the death of two of its factory workers in China last week — coming at a time when the company is pushing hard to improve labor conditions and its reputation. Foxconn...Show More Summary
The deaths of two workers employed by Foxconn at Apple’s main site for iPhone production in Zhengzhou, China, are a reminder of the stresses and hazards that can come with the factory jobs promoted to poor Chinese as a ticket to the middle class.
On Monday Apple's primary manufacturing partner, Foxconn, disclosed the deaths of two workers from its Apple-oriented Zhengzhou factory, though there don't appear to be any immediate links to conditions at the plant.
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Foxconn, which assembles Apple Inc products, said on Monday two workers at its manufacturing facilities in China died last week, even as the company made efforts to improve labor conditions that came under scrutiny after a spate of suicides in recent years.
Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 might be the talk of the town right now, butin a couple of weeks, that conversation will undoubtedly shift to the iPhone 7. And while Apple's upcomingdevice will very likely not be abig upgrade over the iPhone 6S, it's still going to sell very well nonetheless, [...]