Taiwanese billionaire Terry Gou every once in a while likes to think “outside the box.” Back in 2010, for instance, the giant electronics manufacturer that Gou runs — Foxconn — was facing what corporate flacks like to call a major “PR problem.” Working conditions inside Foxconn’s massive Chinese factories had become so incredibly stressful that […]
Last week, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker brought in the big players in his quest to transform Wisconsin into what he dubs “Wisconn Valley.” At an event hosted at the White House, Walker appeared with Terry Gou, chairman and founder of Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn. Gou announced that Foxconn would invest $10 billion to build a […]
Foxconn hit the jackpot with Wisconsin on Wednesday, when CEO Terry Gou and Governor Scott Walker signed a memorandum of understanding for the company to invest $10 billion in southeastern Wisconsin in return for $3 billion in state subsidies and an undetermined amount of local incentives in the form of tax increment(al) financing (TIF). The […]
Foxconn CEO Terry Gou and President Trump recently announced a plan to bring 3,000 jobs to Wisconsin at what appears to be a flat screen manufacturing plant. The political press ate it up, alternatively excoriating the program for costing...Show More Summary
Foxconn CEO Terry Gou on Wednesday announced plans to invest $10 billion in an LCD manufacturing plant in Wisconsin, with production slated to go to subsidiary Sharp.
After several reports and Trump’s tease earlier this week, Foxconn this evening officially announced its plan to build an LCD factory in Wisconsin. The move was announced by Foxconn Chief Terry Gou and Trump, alongside Wisconsin governor Scott Walker. House speaker Paul Ryan was also present. more…
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Refuting speculation that the deal to buy Toshiba's memory division is effectively done. Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou declared on Friday that he expects that his company still has a '"50 percent chance" of winning.
Foxconn Technology Group is teaming up with Apple Inc., Dell Inc. and Kingston Technology Corp. to make a bid on Toshiba Corp.’s highly profitable memory business, Foxconn Chief Executive Terry Gou told Reuters today. Hurting for cash,...Show More Summary
(Reuters) — Apple, computing giant Dell, and Kingston Technology are members of a Foxconn-led consortium bidding for Toshiba Corp’s chip unit, the CEO of the world’s largest electronics manufacturer told Reuters on Monday. Terry Gou, Foxconn’s founder and chief executive, also said Amazon.com was close to joining and that the Taiwanese firm was also in […]
Apple and Amazon will "chip in funds" towards a Foxconn bid for Toshiba's memory unit, Foxconn chairman Terry Gou revealed on Monday.
Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou has confirmed that Apple will help it in its bid to buy Toshiba’s semiconductor business — and it’ll be getting a helping hand from Amazon, too. In an interview, Gou said that the two companies would be “[chipping] in funds” as part of the acquisition effort — although it’s not clear […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Foxconn chairman Terry Gou has confirmed that Apple would be supporting the company’s bid to acquire Toshiba’s chip-making business. Interestingly, Amazon is also said to be contributing to the bid. We first learned back in March that Foxconn was planning a bid to acquire Toshiba’s semiconductor business, which mostly makes flash storage chips. Show More Summary
(Reuters) — Apple and Amazon will join Foxconn’s bid for Toshiba’s semiconductor business, the Nikkei business daily quoted Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou as saying on Monday. The two U.S. technology giants plan to “chip in funds”, Gou said, according the interview with the newspaper. It was not immediately clear if this would take the form […]
A Taiwanese billionaire who pledged to invest billions of dollars to create jobs in the United States after President Trump was elected spent more than two hours visiting White House officials on Thursday. Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou, whose company manufactures the Apple iPhone in China, declined to confirm whether he met with Trump, when asked by […]
Terry Gou, chairman of Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn, will reportedly meet with President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, where the pair are likely to discuss U.S. job creation and a pending bid for Toshiba's chip business.
Terry Gou, the chairman of Foxconn, is expected to meet with President Donald Trump on Thursday in Washington, Nikkei reported on Thursday, citing sources familiar with the plan. Foxconn is Apple's primary iPhone factory partner, and employs more than 1 million people in China who assemble iPhones as well as electronics for other companies. Show More Summary
Gou regained top spot as Taiwan's richest man on new Forbes Billionaires List
Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn has yet to decide whether or not to proceed with plans to jointly invest in a $7 billion facility in the U.S., with Chairman Terry Gou expressing concerns over government incentives, supply chain issues, and a shortage of skilled labor in the country.
Beijing - Foxconn Technology Group will begin construction this month of a $9 billion display plant in southern China, as billionaire founder Terry Gou makes a big bet on the demand for giant-sized TV screens in health care facilities and homes. Show More Summary