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Merrill Lynch: Hon Hai may Produce Fewer Next-Gen iPhone's than Expected in the Coming Months

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A new report out of Taipei today reports that Bank of America Merrill Lynch stated on Wednesday that Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. may produce fewer units of Apple Inc.'s next-generation iPhone than expected in the coming months because of supply constraints faced by the device's display....
Merrill Lynch: Hon Hai may Produce Fewer Next-Gen iPhone's than Expected in the Coming Months

Apple Supplier to Raise Taiwan Wages

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Apple Inc. supplier Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. plans to raise wages for its employees in Taiwan “significantly” to better attract and retain talent, a company spokesman said Thursday. Hon Hai, which makes Apple’s iPhones and iPads under contract, has been facing pressure to improve wages and working conditions since...
Apple Supplier to Raise Taiwan Wages

Hon Hai Eyes Expanding to Indonesia

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Apple Inc.'s major supplier Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. is eyeing Indonesia, but not for its cheap labor. The Taiwanese company, known by the trade name Foxconn, aims to tap strong domestic consumption in Southeast Asia's largest economy for profit, but analysts are skeptical about the benefits....
Hon Hai Eyes Expanding to Indonesia

iPhone-Maker: Yes, We Employed 14-Year-Olds (AAPL, MSFT)

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Apple supplier Foxconn says underage interns found working at factory in China BEIJING (AP) -- The company that manufactures Apple's iPhone said Tuesday it found underage interns as young as 14 working at one of its factories in China. Foxconn Technology Group said the interns were found by a company...
iPhone-Maker: Yes, We Employed 14-Year-Olds (AAPL, MSFT)

Foxconn Now Teaming Up With Mozilla To Launch Firefox-Based Tablet

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TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd will team up with Mozilla and launch a mobile device that runs on the U.S. 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 details on the device that the companies plan to unveil on June...
Foxconn Now Teaming Up With Mozilla To Launch Firefox-Based Tablet

Apple Suppliers Got Crushed In Asian Trading

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Dec. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc.'s Asian suppliers fell after the iPhone maker was downgraded by Citigroup Inc. because a cut in orders to its vendors raised concerns about demand for the iPhone 5 model. "We are turning cautious on Apple supply chain, as we believe we are at the...
Apple Suppliers Got Crushed In Asian Trading

Foxconn sales drop could foreshadow Apple earnings

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We’re getting closer to when Apple will report its quarterly results for its sales from January through March.  And we have at least one sign that may shed some light on what to expect on April 23: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the parent company of Apple’s most important manufacturing...
Foxconn sales drop could foreshadow Apple earnings

Apple Maker Foxconn Reports Record Profits

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Making the iPhone and iPad is now more efficient. Foxconn, a.k.a. Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., has just reported its fourth-quarter finances, which include a net income figure up 5.6% over the previous quarter to NT$37 billion (around $1.2 billion)--a record figure that beats many analyst expectations. The company...
Apple Maker Foxconn Reports Record Profits

Apple Labor Pact Could Ripple Across China

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Manufacturers grappling with rising labor costs and increasing worker demands in China could face further pressure if a critical probe of a major Apple Inc. supplier sets a new standard for China’s factory workers. Apple and one of its top suppliers, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., agreed to a set...
Apple Labor Pact Could Ripple Across China

Hon Hai Says It Hired Underage Workers

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Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. acknowledged that it hired underage workers at one of its China plants, in the latest hit to the labor practices of the major contractor for Apple Inc. and other electronics giants. The Taiwanese company, which also uses the trade name Foxconn Technology Group, said that...
Hon Hai Says It Hired Underage Workers

Hon Hai Reports Boost in iPhone Shipments in April

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Mainland China's Central News Agency reports today that Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the world's largest contract electronics maker of products such as Apple's iPhone and iPad, reported more than a 12 percent monthly increase ......
Hon Hai Reports Boost in iPhone Shipments in April

Foxconn's Hon Hai sets up new research center in Sharp's backyard

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Foxconn's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. has set up a new research center devoted to display and touch technologies in Japan that could end up hiring staff away from Sharp.The new center, called Foxconn Japan RD Co., represents a major investment for Hon Hai and aims to recruit top...
Foxconn's Hon Hai sets up new research center in Sharp's backyard

Largest Apple Foxconn supplier posts record profits on 'increased production and improved efficiency of iPhones and iPads'

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Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, better known by its parent company name Foxconn, posted record quarterly profits in the final quarter of last year, citing increased production and improved efficiency of iPhones and iPads, reports Bloomberg. Net income rose 5.6 percent to $1.2 billion, ahead of analyst expectations, but may...
Largest Apple Foxconn supplier posts record profits on 'increased production and improved efficiency of iPhones and iPads'

Hon Hai Precision snaps up 10 percent of Sharp in display tie-up

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For those unaware, going at it alone in the cutthroat display business isn't exactly a recommended business approach. To wit, Sharp -- once a mainstay in the LCD industry -- has just sold an approximate 10 percent stake of itself to Taiwan's Hon Hai Group. Sharp will be issuing...
Hon Hai Precision snaps up 10 percent of Sharp in display tie-up
4.8-inch iPhone 'Math' reports don't add up

Foxconn Chairman Admits to 'Falling Short' of iPhone 5 Demand

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Reuters reports that Foxconn chairman Terry Gou has acknowledged that his company is struggling to keep up with demand for the iPhone 5, echoing an earlier report addressing the difficulty of assembling the phone to meet strict quality control standards."It's not easy to make the iPhones. We are falling short...
Foxconn Chairman Admits to 'Falling Short' of iPhone 5 Demand

Apple Testing Watch-Like Device

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Apple Inc. is experimenting with designs for a watch-like device that would perform some functions of a smartphone, according to people briefed on the effort. The company has discussed such a device with its major manufacturing partner Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., one of these people said, as part of...
Apple Testing Watch-Like Device
Microsoft scores biggest patent licensee yet: China's Foxconn

Apple Is Quietly Testing Designs For Its High Resolution, Big-Screen TV

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Apple is testing multiple high resolution, big-screen TV-set designs, The Wall Street Journal reports. It's working with suppliers in Asia and Apple's previous partner, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, may be helping with the designs, WSJ's sources say. Hon Hai also helped Apple create the iPhone and iPad. Yes, this...
Apple Is Quietly Testing Designs For Its High Resolution, Big-Screen TV

Apple's Chinese Partners Are Hiring Up, Getting Ready To Build The Next iPhone

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Taiwan technology giant Foxconn has been increasing its assembly-line workforce in central China in preparation for the manufacture of a new iPhone, the company and media said on Tuesday. Foxconn has been hiring workers in its Zhengzhou plant and will continue to do so to "meet operational demands", spokesman Simon...
Apple's Chinese Partners Are Hiring Up, Getting Ready To Build The Next iPhone

About time--Apple now experimenting with a watch-like device

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Apple is experimenting internally with the development of a watch-like device with smartphone capabilities, according to separate reports from The New York Times and Wall Street Journal today. Details beyond that fact remain murky. The NYT report indicates the watch may "operate on Apple’s iOS platform" and be built with a...
About time--Apple now experimenting with a watch-like device

Foxconn Steps Up Hiring as Apple Readies New iPhone

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Foxconn Technology Group has resumed hiring assembly-line workers in China after a postholiday freeze, in the latest sign that major customer Apple Inc. is gearing up for production of the new iPhone. Foxconn is the trade name for Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. The Taiwanese company said Monday it...
Foxconn Steps Up Hiring as Apple Readies New iPhone
Sharp agrees to share technology with Foxconn for new iPhone plant in Chengdu

Hon Hai's Explanation for iPhone 5 Shortage

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Apple has said its new iPhone 5 sold faster initially than any other iPhone but sales have fallen short of some analysts’ expectations due in part to supply shortages. So what’s causing the supply shortage? Here is Hon Hai Precision Industry Co.’s take. The company, based in Taiwan with factories...
Hon Hai's Explanation for iPhone 5 Shortage

Hon Hai's Apple Ties Drive Results

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Contract electronics manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. rode brisk sales of the iPhone 5 to post its best quarterly operating profit margin in three years, but having Apple Inc. as a major client could prove to be a double-edged sword....
Hon Hai's Apple Ties Drive Results

Apple Testing Television Set Prototypes, 'Isn't a Formal Project Yet'

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Continuing the flurry of Apple television rumors in recent days following CEO Tim Cook's brief comments on the topic as part of an interview on Rock Center last week, The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple is indeed testing designs for future television set products. The report adds little to...
Apple Testing Television Set Prototypes, 'Isn't a Formal Project Yet'

Foxconn Swings to a 2011 Profit

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Contract handset manufacturer Foxconn International Holdings said it swung to a net profit in 2011, owing mainly to a reduction in impairment losses and operating costs. Foxconn is a unit of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the world's largest contract electronics maker by revenue and producer of many Apple products....
Foxconn Swings to a 2011 Profit
Report: Hon Hai source says 46 to 55-inch Apple TV set in testing, no panel supplier confirmed, 2013 launch unlikely

Increased iPhone 5 Quality Control Standards to Address Scratches Slowing Production

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Bloomberg takes a look at the situation surrounding scratching and scuffing of the iPhone 5's aluminum shell, an issue we noted just hours after the device's launch. According to today's report, Apple has indeed increased quality control standards to reduce the number of devices that are delivered with scratches right...
Increased iPhone 5 Quality Control Standards to Address Scratches Slowing Production

Apple Rumored to Debut 4.8-Inch 'iPhone Math' in June

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According to new information from the China Times translated by BrightWire, Apple is planning to release the iPhone 5S alongside a larger phone, deemed the "iPhone Math" by the report. Because the iPhone Math name is highly unusual and does not fit in with Apple's traditional naming scheme, it is...
Apple Rumored to Debut 4.8-Inch 'iPhone Math' in June
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