Foxconn

  • iPhone assembler Pegatron recruiting workers in China to manufacture iPhone 6: Report 18-03-2014 10:13 AM

    Taipei: Taiwan's Pegatron Corp, which assembles Apple Inc's iPhone and iPad, is opening up new factory space and recruiting workers in China to meet orders to manufacture the new iPhone 6, Commercial Times reported. Production would begin in the second quarter, the newspaper said on Tuesday, citing sources which it...
  • Budget 'BlackBerry Z3' images leaked; likely to debut at MWC 2014 18-02-2014 02:02 PM

    New Delhi: Days before the Foxconn-built budget BlackBerry 10 phone makes its debut at MWC 2014, the phone has been leaked in images. Code-named "Jakarta' and is speculated to be named BlackBerry Z3, the smartphone apparently will be a touch-only handset. The phone is expected to be priced around $150....
  • Low-cost BlackBerry 10 phones manufactured by Foxconn likely to debut at MWC 2014 28-01-2014 02:28 PM

    New Delhi: It was only last month when BlackBerry CEO John Chen revealed that the company had teamed up with Foxconn to build budget phones, and now a new report claims that the Foxconn-built budget BlackBerry 10 phones will make its way to MWC 2014. According to a Focus Taiwan...
  • The first low-cost BlackBerry 10 phone likely to come by April 24-12-2013 10:32 AM

    Taipei: Foxconn's BlackBerry Ltd deal marks the Taiwanese firm's biggest step up the value chain - a chance to not just assemble smartphones, but help design them, too. The agreement to design and market phones starting in Indonesia, the world's fourth-most populous country but an under-penetrated market, is a boon...
  • Foxconn needs 90,000 more workers to meet large orders for upcoming iPhone 31-07-2013 03:07 PM

    Mumbai: The Hon Hai Precision Industry, known mostly by its trading name Foxconn, reportedly needs as many as 90,000 new workers at its plant to work on the upcoming Apple iPhone. Sources in Apple's supply chain told Focus Taiwan that additional workers are needed at Foxconn's Shenzhen complex in Guangdong...
  • Hon Hai working on new devices, applications for Mozilla's Firefox OS 04-06-2013 03:26 PM

    Taipei: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd aims to extend its business to provide devices and applications that build on Mozilla's Firefox operating system in a bid to diversify away from the company's core contract manufacturing business that yields low margins. The world's largest contract electronics manufacturer said on Monday...
  • Apple to dump Foxconn for low-cost iPhone; moving to Pegatron: Report 30-05-2013 02:53 PM

    New Delhi: The highly-rumoured low-cost iPhone reportedly will not be manufactured by Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn, which is widely known as one of Apple's key manufacturing partners. The Wall Street Journal reports that the low-cost iPhone will be assembled by a relatively unknown supplier Pegatron, which has developed a limited number...
  • Hon Hai, Mozilla to launch mobile device running on Firefox OS 28-05-2013 03:42 PM

    Taipei: Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd will team up with Mozilla and launch a mobile device that runs on the US company's Firefox operating system, a Mozilla spokeswoman said, as Hon Hai looks to diversify its client base away from Apple. The Taipei-based Mozilla spokeswoman declined to provide...
  • Foxconn, Mozilla to jointly unveil new Firefox OS devices on June 3 28-05-2013 09:59 AM

    New Delhi: Mozilla, which recently debuted with its nascent Firefox OS, is now all set to join hands with Foxconn, which builds devices for a spate of tech giants including Apple and Sony. Reports have surfaced claiming that Mozilla and Foxconn Technology Group will be hosting a joint press event...
  • Microsoft, Hon Hai sign patent deal for Android, Chrome devices 17-04-2013 12:54 PM

    Taipei: Microsoft Corp and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd signed a global patent licensing agreement on Wednesday designed to protect Hon Hai clients from patent claims arising from their use of Google Inc's Android and Chrome operating systems. Google and Microsoft have been locked in patent battles, with Microsoft...
  • Tough to cope with iPhone 5 demand, says Foxconn Chairman 07-11-2012 05:30 PM

    Taipei: Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group said on Wednesday the company's flagship Hon Hai unit is finding it difficult to cope with the massive demand for Apple Inc's iPhones. "It's not easy to make the iPhones. We are falling short of meeting the huge demand," Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou told reporters...
  • Amazon may launch a smartphone in late 2012 19-11-2011 07:40 AM

    Bangalore: Amazon.com Inc may launch its own smartphone in the fourth quarter of 2012, Citigroup said, citing its supply-chain channel checks in Asia. In a research note dated November 17, the brokerage said it believes the online retail giant is now jointly developing the phone with the world's top contract...
  • Foxconn to make iPads in Brazil 14-10-2011 01:16 PM

    Brasilia Taiwan's Foxconn confirmed it will start producing iPads in Brazil in December but is still negotiating a multibillion-dollar expansion plan in the country, senior company and government officials said on Thursday. President Dilma Rousseff first announced the Foxconn proposal to build Apple's hot-selling tablet in Brazil during an official...
  • Brazil's $12 billion iPad deal is in trouble 30-09-2011 03:10 PM

    Sao Paulo: A much-hyped $12 billion plan for Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn to produce iPads in Brazil is "in doubt" due to stagnant negotiations over tax breaks and Brazil's own deep structural problems such as a lack of skilled labor, government sources tell Reuters. The proposal to build Apple's sleek tablet...
  • Foxconn to use 1 million robots in 3 years 01-08-2011 04:42 PM

    Hong Kong/Taipei: Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group, known for assembling Apple's iPhones and iPads in China, plans to use more robots, with one report saying the company will use one million of them in the next three years, to cope with rising labour costs. Foxconn's move highlights an increasing trend toward...