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, 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.
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 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’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 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...
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 […]
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 ›
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
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 ›
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
According to a report from IThome.com, 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
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? 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 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.
Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou outlines plans for expanding manufacturing in the U.S. and his hopes of passing on the baton to younger leaders by spinning off parts of his sprawling electronics empire.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google and Foxconn are working together to create a new vision of roboticised factories. According to the WSJ article, he recently met with Foxconn CEO Terry Gou “to speed up deployment” of Google’s grand plans within the Taiwanese company’s factories. More »
According to a report on Tuesday, Google's Andy Rubin and Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou have been discussing cutting edge robotics technology, including an operating system built to run manufacturing machines.
It was not too long ago that Foxconn chairman Terry Gou was tipped off to have mentioned that the new BlackBerry smartphones which are manufactured by his company would end up on the Mobile World Congress showfloor in Barcelona, Spain, later in February. Show More Summary
Foxconn’s boss, Terry Gou, is on the hunt for five Nobel winners, not to run its factories, but for cancer research.