Apple's upcoming flagship 5.8-inch iPhone features glass housing
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Stainless steel reinforced frame, and a higher price


Apple’s upcoming flagship iPhone, set to be released with a rather large 5.8-inch display size, is expected to adopt a chassis made of reinforced glass with a stainless steel metal frame, according to sources from within the upstream supply chain.

Foxconn faces problems setting up shop in US
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Wednesday, 25 January 2017 12:22

Foxconn faces problems setting up shop in US


Sharp co-operation is not done and dusted


While the press has made much of Foxconn’s plans to co-operate with Sharp to build a new panel plant in the US, the deal is so far from being done and dusted it is increasingly looking unlikely.

Foxconn profits took a dive in December
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Wednesday, 11 January 2017 11:43

Foxconn profits took a dive in December


Nothing to do with the iPhone 7

Apple’s number one partner Foxconn saw its profits take a dive in December coincidently at the same time as Jobs' Mob is rumoured to have slashed production on its iPhone 7 because no one wants it.

Foxconn aims to replace almost entire workforce with robots
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30 percent automation in China by 2020


According to the latest reports from Foxconn executives, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer now plans to replace nearly its entire human workforce with automated machines over three testing phases, due to advancements in the number of robots it can produce per year.

Foxconn and Sharp set-up TV factory in China
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Monday, 12 December 2016 13:11

Foxconn and Sharp set-up TV factory in China


Japan a bit too pricey 

Foxconn and Sharp are to set up a $6.95 billion10.5G or 11G LCD TV panel factory in China.  Needless to say Foxconn is stumping up most of the cash and Sharp is to providing the manufacturing technology.

Foxconn manager nicked 5,700 iPhones
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Monday, 05 December 2016 14:12

Foxconn manager nicked 5,700 iPhones


Flogged them for $1.5 million

A Taiwanese Foxconn manager nicked 5,700 iPhones and flogged them for a $1.56 million profit and hugely undercutting Jobs' Mob

Amazon worker does a Foxconn
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Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:50

Amazon worker does a Foxconn


12 stories without a safety net

An angry Amazon employee sent an email to hundreds of co-workers, including Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos before flinging himself off Amazon’s 12-story Apollo building.

Trump ready to bribe Apple to move back to the US
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Subsiding production like all good socialists

Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump has said that he is prepared to offer all sorts of sweeteners so that Apple will set up a plant in the US.

Apple prices to double if Trump forces it to return
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The cost of “Made in America”

Apple’s assembler Foxconn has been looking at the possibity of setting up iPhone production to the US before Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump orders the US company to do so.

Taiwan’s smartphone sales decline
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Monday, 14 November 2016 11:19

Taiwan’s smartphone sales decline


Lower than expected results


Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based brand vendors and handset ODMs showed a surprise fall.