News tagged ‘foxconn’

Friday, 11 Oct 2013

Your PlayStation 4 Could be Built by Chinese Students

Your PlayStation 4 Could be Built by Chinese Students

According to the Hong Kong Oriental Daily, Foxconn has inked a deal with the Xi'an Institute of Technology to expose 1000 students from the school to working on the assembly line of Sony's PlayStation 4.

Thursday, 30 May 2013

Apple to Diversify Supply Chain by Including Pegatron

Apple to Diversify Supply Chain by Including Pegatron

After a series of manufacturing glitches last year, Apple is looking to reduce its reliance on Foxconn by including Pegatron to its supply chain mix.

Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013

Foxconn Increases Hiring in Anticipation of Production of New iPhone

Foxconn Increases Hiring in Anticipation of Production of New iPhone

Following a post-holiday hiring freeze, Foxconn is stepping up hiring, a sign that the company is gearing up for production of a new iPhone.

Monday, 24 Dec 2012

Foxconn Invests $200 Million in Camera Maker GoPro

Foxconn Invests $200 Million in Camera Maker GoPro

Foxconn has just invest $200 million for a 8.88% stake in GoPro camera makers, Woodman Labs.

Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012

Microsoft's Surface Phone Alleged to Ship in Mid 2013

Microsoft's Surface Phone Alleged to Ship in Mid 2013

Microsoft's Surface phone is rumored to ship in mid 2013, and Foxconn is said to be the sole manufacturer of the device.

Monday, 25 Jun 2012

Foxconn CEO: Apple iPhone 5 to Put Samsung Galaxy S III to Shame

Foxconn CEO: Apple iPhone 5 to Put Samsung Galaxy S III to Shame

Foxconn chief Terry Gou advised consumers to wait for the release of Apple's upcoming iPhone model as it will "put Samsung Galaxy S III to shame".

Friday, 30 Mar 2012

Apple and Foxconn Vow to Improve Work Conditions

Apple and Foxconn Vow to Improve Work Conditions

Under increasing public scrutiny, Apple and Foxconn made promises to improve working conditions at Foxconn's China factories.

Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012

Foxconn Owner Hon Hai to Become Sharp's Largest Shareholder

Foxconn Owner Hon Hai to Become Sharp's Largest Shareholder

Sharp will sell a 9.9% stake (about 121.65 million new shares) to the Hon Hai Group for 66.9 billion yen (US$807 million). This will make Hon Hai Sharp's largest shareholder.

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2012

Behind the Scenes Inside Foxconn's Factories

Behind the Scenes Inside Foxconn's Factories

What's it like inside Foxconn's assembly lines for Apple's products? America's ABC News scored an exclusive visit inside Foxconn, and while we won't be able to watch the programme here in Singapore, they've written a preface about what they saw inside the factories.

Monday, 1 Aug 2011

Androids Hired to Build iPhones

Androids Hired to Build iPhones

Chinese news outlet, Xinhuanet.com, reported that that Terry Gou, founder and chairman of Foxconn said that the company will replace workers with 1 million robots in three years.

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