Tag Archive: Foxconn


Looking for more evidence that China is set to take over from the U.S. as Apple’s biggest market? According to a report from the Chinese-language news outlet Tencent, Foxconn is currently buying 50,000-60,000 second-hand iPhones per day through worldwide channels, and then… Read more ›

Having been the subject of Pulitzer Prize-winning reports and BBC documentaries, the questionable standards of conditions at Apple supplier Foxconn’s factories has made the company notorious, while its work building iPhones has made it rich. But a new tour of… Read more ›

Foxconn might get in on Apple’s sapphire producing business, according to a source speaking with Cult of Mac. While Foxconn has no actual experience growing sapphire, it is reportedly very interested in the material, and has been actively pursuing various sapphire related patents… Read more ›

According to a new report from Bloomberg, Foxconn is set to spend $ 2.6 billion building a new factory in Taiwan exclusively to create displays for Apple. Equipment installation for the factory is likely to begin next month, with the aim of starting… Read more ›

Apple CEO Tim Cook dropped by an iPhone factory in Zhengzhou yesterday during a trip in China, and not only did he spend a few minutes having a laugh with an assembly line worker, he even tweeted a picture about… Read more ›

Demand for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus thanks to Apple’s “unprecedented” orders that iPhone manufacturer Foxconn is scrabbling to fill orders. According to a new report from Digitimes, the Taiwan-based company is on a major hiring spree to fill posts… Read more ›

Apple has given Foxconn record revenues thanks to “unprecedented” orders for its iPhone 6 devices, but Foxconn is trying to spread its wings away from Cupertino. According to a new report from Digitimes, citing upstream supply chain sources, Foxconn Electronics… Read more ›

Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn is notorious for its empire of iPhone-assembling employees and robots, but the electronics manufacturer is looking to shift gears, by building a dirt cheap electric car, and it’s already investing $ 811 million to speed up the… Read more ›

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 ›

The iPhone 6 won’t be available for a few more days in the United States, but in mainland China, getting your fingers on Apple’s biggest screen ever is shockingly easy, and police are starting to help Foxconn crackdown on leaks.… Read more ›