Foxconn denies tax evasion
Published in News


Caught up in Panama

Apple’s favourite business partner appears to have caught up in an accusaion that it is following the fruity cargo cult’s habit of hiding income in off-shore operations.

Falling iPhone sales hit Foxconn’s bottom line
Published in News


Apple addiction causing a few problems

Foxconn saw its net profit fall as interest in it is key partner, Apple, falls.

Foxconn buys Sharp
Published in News
30 March 2016

Foxconn buys Sharp


Reduced the price

After much messing around, Foxconn has finally agreed to buy Sharp at a 20 per cent discount.

Sharp warns on profits as Foxconn deal drags on
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Foxconn expected to lower its offer

Sharp has warned that its annual earnings were likely to fall short of its official guidance citing a slowing China market just as Foxconn is expected to lower its offer for the loss-making Japanese display maker.

Foxconn bails out Sharp
Published in News
25 February 2016

Foxconn bails out Sharp


Writes $5.8 billion cheque

Sharp has accepted Foxconn's offer and will be acquired for $5.8 billion.

Foxconn to take over Sharp
Published in News


Wants a Sharp note before it goes flat

Foxconn is certain to pay more than $5 billion to get Sharp and its display business.

Foxconn primary iPhone manufacturing plant goes up in flames
Published in News


Fire is contained for now

Last night at Foxconn’s main manufacturing plant in Zhengzhou, east-central China, a large fire broke out spanning several floors of the building and prompting an emergency evacuation procedure.

Companies suffer as Apple slashes production
Published in Processors


Apple bubble bursting

The industry leaders who depended on Apple to continue making shedloads of money peddling similar products each year are suffering as Apple slashes production as people no longer want their main product – the iPhone 6s.

Foxconn sets up datacentre in Prague
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Outlook is cloudy

Foxconn and the Czech Republic-based KKCGare building a new datacente in Prague to cash in on the cloud.

5th generation Apple TV trialed
Published in Graphics


In the shops in first quarter

The Fruity cargo cult Apple so loved the way its Apple TV took off this year without requiring much of the way of new features, that it is planning to do the same thing again early next year.