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Foxconn Workers On Strike

Workers at a Foxconn factory in China just walked off the job

October 9th, 2014

On Wednesday, about 1,000 workers at a Foxconn factory in southwest China reportedly walked off the job to go on strike. Foxconn said workers walked off the job for about four hours at the factory in Chongqing, where they’re demanding higher pay after a recent increase in production and reduction in overtime.

Foxconn Hiring iPhone 6 Demand

Foxconn goes on a hiring spree to meet iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus demand

September 30th, 2014

Launching a smartphone in 115 countries and regions within a four month timespan would be difficult enough to pull off without unprecedented demand, but if Apple is going to push its latest flagship worldwide, it’s going to need some help. Digitimes reports that iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus manufacturer Foxconn Electronics is hiring workers …

iPhone 6 Leaked Photos Foxconn

Busted: Foxconn worker detained for allegedly leaking the iPhone 6

September 16th, 2014

Even though we’ve grown very used to seeing Apple products leak well before they’re launched, the iPhone 6 seemed to leak even more than usual as we couldn’t go a day without seeing yet another leaked picture of the device’s rear shell. The Wall Street Journal now reports that a Foxconn employee has been detained …

iPhone 6 Rumors

Foxconn pulls out the big guns to ensure iPhone 6 production goes perfectly

July 28th, 2014

Apple is without question Foxconn’s largest and most important client. The China-based electronics manufacturing giant has seen its revenue skyrocket since it began building iPhones and iPads for Apple, and 2014 will seemingly be the biggest year yet for the iPhone, with two new models set to debut and as many as 80 million units …

iPhone 6 Foxconn Robots

Robots might be stealing iPhone 6 assembly jobs from humans

July 7th, 2014

Foxconn is on an iPhone 6-related hiring spree, but the giant Apple supplier isn’t only looking for human workforce. IT Home reports that Foxconn may rely on some 10,000 robots to make Apple’s 2014 iPhone models, in addition to humans, with each machine capable of building up to 30,000 units per year, for a theoretical …

Foxconn Bribery Scandal

Five former Foxconn employees took more than $5M in bribes from suppliers

May 21st, 2014

Chinese manufacturing giant Foxconn, which has more than one million employees, is the biggest electronics maker in the world. The company builds many of the popular electronics devices available in stores around the globe, including Apple’s iOS devices. However, Foxconn has not been running a smooth operation, as it had to deal with several scandals. After being heavily …

Google Foxconn Robotics Partnership

Google’s robot army gains a major recruit

February 11th, 2014

Like it or not, Google is building a robot army. After acquiring eight different robotics firms over the past year, the company is putting a lot of resources into both robotics and artificial intelligence, although we don’t yet know what its endgame for robots is or even if there’s any endgame at all. The Wall …

BlackBerry Foxconn Smartphones Release Date

BlackBerry’s first Foxconn phones to debut at MWC

January 27th, 2014

BlackBerry isn’t only suing Ryan Seacrest these days — it’s also getting ready to release some new smartphones through its new manufacturing partner Foxconn. Focus Taiwan reports that the first Foxconn-produced BlackBerry handsets will make their debut at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February, although we still don’t know for sure how many new …