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Foxconn attacked by ransomware
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Tuesday, 08 December 2020 13:16

Foxconn attacked by ransomware

 

Tried turning it off and back on again

Apple supplier Foxconn said the internet connection in its facility in Americas has gradually returned to normal after it was attacked by ransomware.

Apple rumoured to have asked Foxconn to leave China
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Wants its own personal Vietnam instead

Foxconn is rumoured to be moving some iPad and MacBook assembly to Vietnam from China at the request of Apple.

Foxconn finds use for Trump's white elephant
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Tuesday, 24 November 2020 12:39

Foxconn finds use for Trump's white elephant

Will assemble servers for Google

Foxconn plans to assemble key components for Google servers from its plant in Wisconsin, people familiar with the matter said, finally breathing life into a factory Donald Trump hailed as crucial to bringing manufacturing back to the US.

Foxconn worries about Luxshare
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Monday, 26 October 2020 13:06

Foxconn worries about Luxshare


How a tiny company is a serious threat to dominance

Foxconn, has set up a task force to fend off the growing clout of Chinese electronics manufacturer Luxshare, which it believes poses a serious threat to its dominance.

Foxconn’s Gen 10.5 LCD factory in Wisconsin does not exist
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Trump’s key project came to nothing

A key Foxconn project which Donald Trump claimed credit for has turned out to be complete fiction, according to a report from Wisconsin's Division of Executive Budget and Finance.

Foxconn sees cash in electric vehicles
Published in Transportation
Friday, 16 October 2020 12:10

Foxconn sees cash in electric vehicles


Will make ten percent of the world's electric parts

Foxconn has said it will provide components or services to ten percent of the world's electric vehicles (EVs) by between 2025 and 2027, and has been in talks with multiple car manufacturers for future cooperation.

Foxconn mulls Mexico
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Tuesday, 25 August 2020 10:04

Foxconn mulls Mexico


Between Trump and coronavirus we need to protect the supply chain

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron are among companies eyeing new factories in Mexico.

Apple spins carbon neutral aspirations
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Friday, 14 August 2020 10:18

Apple spins carbon neutral aspirations


Need TSMC and Foxconn to get on board.

The fruity cargo cult known as Apple claims that it will be carbon neutral in ten years, but apparently that positive statement is dependent on its suppliers.

Foxconn does better than expected
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Wednesday, 12 August 2020 11:56

Foxconn does better than expected


Profit up 34 percent

Foxconn reported a better than expected quarterly profit as rising telecommuting demand amid the coronavirus pandemic offset slowing smartphone sales.

Foxconn wants further India investment
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Tuesday, 23 June 2020 11:45

Foxconn wants further India investment


Sees bright outlook there

Foxconn is planning further investment in India and may announce details in the next few months as the world’s largest contract manufacturer views the outlook there very favourably.