1. News
    July 16th, 2013 by Michael Kan
    Twenty thousand robots are on the job in Foxconn factories

    Hoping to save money on labour, China’s Foxconn Technology Group could also be ushering in a new era of manufacturing as it sets its sights...

  2. News
    June 27th, 2013 by Michael Kan
    Foxconn eyes smartwatches with wristband technology

    Manufacturing giant Foxconn Technology Group also wants to ride the upcoming wave of wearable tech, and has unveiled a wristband that can monitor...

  3. News
    June 27th, 2013 by Michael Kan
    Foxconn to speed up ‘robot army’ deployment

    Manufacturing giant Foxconn Technology Group is on track with its goal to a create a ‘million robot army’, and already has 20,000 robotic...

  4. News
    May 15th, 2013 by Michael Kan
    Foxconn’s Hon Hai reports Q1 revenue drop, likely on weak iPhone 5 demand

    Foxconn’s Hon Hai Precision Industry posted a 19.2 percent year-over-year decline in revenue for the first quarter, with sales likely affected...

  5. News
    March 28th, 2013 by Michael Kan
    Foxconn’s Hon Hai still working with Sharp on investment deal

    Foxconn’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. said it was still committed to buying a stake in Japanese display maker Sharp, and expects an investment...

  6. News
    March 27th, 2013 by Michael Kan
    Foxconn’s Hon Hai earns record annual profit

    Foxconn’s Hon Hai Precision Industry posted record annual profits last year, a sign that production of Apple products remains strong despite...

  7. News
    March 11th, 2013 by Michael Kan
    Foxconn still in negotiations for Sharp stake, despite Samsung deal

    Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group said it was still negotiating a deal for greater cooperation with Sharp, despite the Japanese display maker...

  8. News
    January 15th, 2013 by Michael Kan
    Workers strike at Foxconn supplier in China

    More than 1,000 workers reportedly went on strike at a Foxconn supplier in China demanding better pay. Riot police are said to have responded by suppressing...

  9. News
    January 12th, 2013 by Karen Haslam
    Apple partner Foxconn in bribery investigation

    Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn has come under fire again, this time it is the subject of a bribery probe by the Chinese authorities....

  10. News
    January 3rd, 2013 by Karen Haslam
    Mac mini to be made in USA by Foxconn

    Reports are claiming that the Mac mini could be the first Mac to be produced in the US. DigiTimes claims that Apple will put Foxconn in charge of...

  11. News
    December 13th, 2012 by Mark Hattersley
    Apple Television: Foxconn and Sharp ‘in early stages of testing’

    Apple is reportedly working with component suppliers in Asia and testing out several designs for a television. The Wall Street Journal cites unnamed...

  12. News
    December 10th, 2012 by Michael Kan
    Foxconn may expand US manufacturing base

    Foxconn Technology Group, which manufactures technology products for a number of firms, notably Apple, has confirmed it may expand its existing manufacturing...

  13. News
    November 12th, 2012 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    Apple to sell 46.5m iPhones this quarter, iPhone 5 supplies rising: Analyst

    Despite worries that iPhone 5 production is struggling due to design and component issues, new reports suggest that Apple’s latest smartphone’s...

  14. News
    November 11th, 2012 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    Apple manufacturer Foxconn to open TV factory in US?

    Apple manufacturer Foxconn could be planning to open factories in the US, according to new reports. DigiTimes reports that Foxconn is “currently...

  15. News
    November 9th, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Did Apple spend US$2.5b bailing out iPhone screen supplier Sharp?

    Apple may have spent US$2.3 billion bailing out Sharp earlier this year according to an analyst who has examined Apple’s capital expenditure...

  16. Blogs
    October 25th, 2012 by Michael Kan
    Foxconn builds products for many vendors, but its mud sticks to Apple

    The name Foxconn has become shorthand for the human costs of building the iPhone in China, linking Apple to bad publicity about worker suicides, deaths...

  17. News
    October 18th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    iPhone 5 delays caused by difficult manufacturing process

    Apple’s new smartphone, the iPhone 5, is the “most difficult device that Foxconn has ever assembled” according to a Foxconn official...

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