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Sharp takeover deal should be finalized by end of February, Foxconn CEO says

The Foxconn bid to take over Sharp is now only awaiting finalized details between the two parties, Foxconn's CEO Terry Gou told reporters on Friday, indicating that Innovation Network Corp. has indeed been cut out of the loop.

Foxconn, Sharp to Sign Takeover Deal By End of February

Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said Friday that the Taiwanese iPhone assembler plans to seal a deal to buy troubled electronics provider Sharp by the end of the month, paving the way for one of the biggest foreign takeovers of a Japanese company.

Foxconn ups pressure on Sharp

Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou is stepping up pressure on Sharp to quickly accept his proposed bailout. ||| Tokyo - Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou is stepping up pressure on Sharp to quickly accept his proposed...Show More Summary

Foxconn says agreed with Sharp on most points of takeover deal

OSAKA, Japan (Reuters) - Foxconn should be able to reach a deal to acquire Sharp Corp over the next two to three weeks, after the two firms reached a consensus on most points at a meeting on Friday, Chief Executive Officer Terry Gou said. Show More Summary

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou tells workers to stop smoking, they tell him that it's 'none of your fucking business'

3 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Even if you work for one of the world's largest electronics manufacturers with more than 1 million fellow employees, it always pays to know what your big boss looks like, just in case you ever happen to bump into him. [ more › ]

Foxconn is cutting costs as Chinese smartphone market slows

6 months agoTechnology / Apple : Cult Of Mac

Apple supplier Foxconn is reportedly cutting costs and widening its margins to keep ahead of the pack as the Chinese smartphone market slows, according to a new report. Although Foxconn’s CEO Terry Gou has been outspoken about his desire to not rely too heavily on any one company, Foxconn currently gets around half of its […]

Foxconn Seeks Manufacturing Sites in India

Foxconn, Apple’s major assembler, is looking to tap India’s massive labor pool and has big ambitions for its Indian investments, according to the company’s chairman, Terry Gou.

Apple Supplier Hon Hai Eyes Listings Of China Units

Hon Hai Precision Industry, one of Apple's biggest suppliers, may list some of its mainland operations on China stock exchanges in the next three to five years,   chairman Terry Gou was reported to have said yesterday. Gou, one of the world's richest electronics tycoons, one didn't provide details, according to a [...]

Three Asian Tech Titans Join Forces In Robotics Investment

Three of Asia’s most powerful billionaire tech industry titans have joined forces in a joint venture to produce robots. Masayoshi Son’s SoftBank, Jack Ma’s Alibaba Group Holding and Terry Gou’s Foxconn Technology Group (“Foxconn”) announced an agreement under which Alibaba and Foxconn will each invest 14.5 billion yen in SoftBank Robotics Holdings [...]

Foxconn CEO wants Apple manufacturers to unite against Samsung

9 months agoTechnology / Apple : Cult Of Mac

Foxconn’s CEO Terry Gou is no fan of Samsung. In fact, according to a new report, he’s been trying to use his influence as Apple’s biggest manufacturing partner to get Apple to lessen its dependency on Samsung — while a … Read more ...

Foxconn’s promised iPhone-building robot army is running late

Foxconn has been working to replace its human workforce with robotic “Foxbots” for some time now, but it seems that a 2011 promise by CEO Terry Gou to unleash an army of production robots by the end of 2014 won’t be coming … Read mo...

Million Robot Revolution Delayed—iPhone Manufacturer Foxconn Hires More Humans

Terry Gou is CEO of electronics manufacturer Foxconn. He’s also a big proponent of replacing humans with robots in factories. Gou said Foxconn would replace human workers with a million robots in three years. That was three years ago. Since that first announcement, Gou has indeed pursued robotics, developing his […]

Foxconn CEO unimpressed by his iPhone-building robot army

It looks like Apple manufacturer Foxconn may not be entirely ready to displace its human workforce in favor of robots just yet. According to a new report coming out of the Taiwanese media, Foxconn’s CEO Terry Gou is disappointed by the … Read more ›

Foxconn's 'Foxbot' Robots to Play Supporting Role in Factories

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’s army of robots will only ‘support’ humans… for now

Yesterday, we reported that Foxconn CEO Terry Gou had promised shareholders that the Chinese iPhone manufacturer was ready to deploy an army of 10,000 robots to help build the iPhone 6. But while that report seems accurate, don’t expect these … Read more ›

Your Next iPhone May Be Built By Robots

Foxconn, a company which manufacturers the iPhone and other products for Apple, may be shifting production from people to robots. At the company’s yearly shareholders meeting, Hon Hai CEO Terry Gou says the company has reached the final phase of testing robots, which are being called Foxbots. Show More Summary

News: Foxconn to use robots in iPhone production

2 years agoTechnology / Mobile : iLounge

According to a report from, Foxconn CEO Terry Gou announced at a recent shareholder meeting that new manufacturing robots are in the final testing stage. The first company to take advantage of the new robots’ capabilities will be Apple, presumably for the iPhone 6. Show More Summary

Foxconn Set to Deploy Robots to Help Assemble the iPhone

At a recent shareholder meeting, Foxconn CEO Terry Gou announced that the company will soon deploy robots to help assemble devices, noting that Apple will be the first company to use the service, reports IT Home (Google Translate, via...Show More Summary

Those Foxconn suicides a few years back?

Those Foxconn suicides a few years back? Company president Terry Gou says they weren't caused by poor working conditions, but rather by "personal problems and family disputes." Read more...

Foxconn’s Founding Family Eyes Cable TV Alliance

Foxconn’s founding family seems to have ambitions far beyond assembling iPhones and iPads for Apple. An entertainment content company run by Jeff Gou, Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou’s eldest son, has explored a potential cooperation with Taiwan’s largest cable television operator.

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