Terry Gou did almost everything that Apple could ask for. He made all those iPhones — and he made them cheap. When Apple was subsequently criticized for low wages and poor working conditions at his factories in China, it was Mr. Gou’s company, the Foxconn Technology Group, and not Apple, that caught the most heat. ... Read More
Foxconn’s problems with worker rights are well known, and for the last year, CEO Terry Gou has been openly talking about an obvious solution to the human rights issue: replace as many of his human workers with robots as possible. It makes sense. Robots can’t be underpaid, or overworked, and you certainly don’t need to [...]Show More Summary
When you order an iPhone 5 from Apple’s website the current shipment timeline is 3-4 weeks. Foxconn’s chairman Terry Gou recently said that they’re having a hardtime keeping up with the demand because the iPhone 5 is the most complex gadget they’ve ever assembled. It doesn’t sound like Apple is able to catch up with [...]Show More Summary
On Wednesday, Foxconn CEO Terry Gou publicly acknowledged the difficulties Foxconn is facing in producing the tremendous quantities of required for Apple’s latest iPhone. “It’s not easy to make the iPhones. We are falling short of meeting the huge demand,”...
Citing incredibly high demand for the iPhone 5 and quality control difficulties, Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou told Reuters that his company's Hon Hai Precision Industry unit is struggling to assemble enough of the devices to meet Apple's...Show More Summary
Reuters reports that Foxconn chairman Terry Gou has acknowledged that his company is struggling to keep up with demand for the iPhone 5, echoing an earlier report addressing the difficulty of assembling the phone to meet strict quality control standards."It's not easy to make the iPhones. Show More Summary
Foxconn chairman Terry Gou said the company’s Hon Hai unit is having trouble keeping up with iPhone manufacturing demands, Reuters reports. “It’s not easy to make the iPhones. We are falling short of meeting the huge demand,” Gou told reporters. Show More Summary
Foxconn CEO Terry Gou has revealed that dealing with Apple’s overwhelming iPhone demand is not an easy task. The company is still struggling to catch up with the strong sales the iPhone has been enjoying, but Gou would not confirm whether the group’s other unit, Foxconn International Holdings, has taken on some of its production. [...]Show More Summary
According to a report from Reuters citing a statement from Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou, Apple’s assembler is having a hard time keeping up with iPhone 5 demand. Gou confirmed previous rumors that the company is indeed “falling short” of meeting supply for iPhones and that its other unit, Foxconn International Holdings, is assisting with production: [...]
TOKYO (Reuters) - Terry Gou, founder of Hon Hai Precision Industries, will show off an advanced LCD panel factory he jointly owns with Sharp to a delegation of fellow Taiwanese on Thursday that has become a symbol of how he may save the Japanese firm f...
iPhone 5 mockup from Overdrive Design. (Credit: Overdrive Design) Foxconn CEO Terry Gou isn't shy about talking about the next iPhone, crowing about its virtues at the company's annual shareholder's meeting, according to a report. Consumers...Show More Summary
Chief Executive Officer Terry Gou of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., otherwise known as Apple device manufacturer Foxconn, told customers on Monday to disregard Samsung's recently-released Galaxy S III smartphone and wait for the upcoming iPhone 5 instead.
During the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting, Foxconn CEO Terry Gou took a shot at Samsung, Apple’s closest competitor. According to Focus Taiwan, citing The China Times, the chief executive has made it a lifetime goal to defeat Samsung. Show More Summary
Hon Hai, the parent company of Foxconn, had its quarterly conference call earlier this week where CEO Terry Gou said that consumers should hold out for the iPhone 5, as it will apparently put the Samsung Galaxy S III to shame. Gou didn't stop there, though; he said that he expects that the joint venture with Sharp will put them ahead of Samsung shipments in three to five years.
According to several local reports, Foxconn’s Terry Gou made some pretty bold statements at Hon Hai Precision’s annual shareholders’ meeting on Monday. While there are a few translations, all seem to claim Gou urged customers to wait for the iPhone 5, “saying that the new model will put Samsung’s Galaxy III to shame.” A report [...]
Foxconn CEO Terry Gou just can't help himself: When he see an opening to stir up controversy, he goes all-in. In his latest salvo, he disses Samsung -- and Koreans in general.
Speaking at the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting, Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou recommended that consumers hold off on buying Samsung’s latest smartphone. According to the CNA English News, Gou urged consumers to wait for the launch...Show More Summary
Foxconn Chairman and President Terry Gou didn’t get where he is by mouthing off details about secret products he is building to the press, but according to a new report, he’s just confirmed that the iPhone 5 is coming… and it’ll make the Samsung Galaxy S III look like a hunk of junk. If it [...]Show More Summary
Terry Gou, the dude who runs Foxconn's parent company, has gotten in trouble for shooting off his mouth in the past. Once, he compared to managing the Foxconn workers as simply managing "animals" and lamented how those animals give him a headache. More »
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