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Chip maker Marvell must pay over $1B in Carnegie Mellon patent case

Foxconn eyes smart watches with wristband technology

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Manufacturing giant Foxconn Technology Group also wants to ride the upcoming wave of wearable tech, and has unveiled a wristband that can monitor a user's health and sync with a smartphone.When worn, the wristband can monitor a user's blood pressure, heart rate, and even diagnose the person's mood, said...
Foxconn eyes smart watches with wristband technology

Foxconn Confirms Two Disputes Between Employees

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Foxconn Technology Group, a major Apple supplier, said two disputes between employees occurred at one of its China manufacturing plants this month....
Foxconn Confirms Two Disputes Between Employees

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's Hon Hai reports Q1 revenue drop, likely on weak iPhone 5 demand

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Foxconn's Hon Hai Precision Industry posted a 19.2 percent year-over-year decline in revenue for the first quarter, with sales likely affected by weak demand for Apple's iPhone 5, according to an analyst.The Taiwanese contract manufacturer said on Wednesday its revenue for the quarter was NT$809 billion (US$27 billion), although...
Foxconn's Hon Hai reports Q1 revenue drop, likely on weak iPhone 5 demand

The FLA Now says Apple’s Foxconn factories have ‘tons of issues’

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The Fair Labor Association group tasked with auditing a Foxconn Technology Group plant in Shenzhen, China has found a ‘ton of issues’ that need fixing, according to a report from Bloomberg. This report is interesting in light of the fact that Auret van Heerden, the president of the FLA, has already made...
The FLA Now says Apple’s Foxconn factories have ‘tons of issues’

Foxconn considers expanding manufacturing in the US

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Foxconn Technology Group, which manufactures technology products for a number of firms, notably Apple, confirms it may expand its existing manufacturing operations in the U.S. The move could be linked with Apple's plan to bring back Mac manufacturing to the country.. Foxconn made the statement on Friday after Apple...
Foxconn considers expanding manufacturing in the US

Cisco discontinues Android Cius tablet due to BYOD trend in enterprise

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According to a blog post by Cisco’s TelePresence Technology Group OJ Winge (via NetworkWorld), Cisco has announced it is shutting down its Android-based Cius business tablet project. The roughly $1000 tablet solution started shipping less than a year ago and clearly isn’t doing too well. The reason for killing off...
Cisco discontinues Android Cius tablet due to BYOD trend in enterprise

Foxconn admits it breached Chinese labor laws by hiring 14 year old interns

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Apple supplier Foxconn has admitted that it did take on intern students as young as 14 years old at its factories after the Taiwanese manufacturing giant published the findings of a report that followed media reports from September. A statement from Foxconn Technology Group provided to TNW confirms that some students...
Foxconn admits it breached Chinese labor laws by hiring 14 year old interns

RichRelevance Raises Another $8 Million To Bring Personalized Shopping To E-Commerce Sites

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In May, we reported that e-commerce recommendations provider RichRelevance had raised $20 million in new funding led by Crosslink Capital, with Greylock Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and Tugboat Ventures participating. The company has added an additional $8 million to close out the oversubscribed round, with new funding coming from RTP...
RichRelevance Raises Another $8 Million To Bring Personalized Shopping To E-Commerce Sites

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

Video Discovery Startup Plizy Raises $4M Series A From Atlas Venture To Expand Audience, Bulk Up Its iOS, Android Apps

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Video discovery startup Plizy – which last month relaunched its iPad app and website with a new look and a mission to become a “media center in the cloud” – has announced it’s raised a $4 million Series A round from Atlas Venture. The startup has previously raised $1.2 million in angel round funding. In tandem...
Video Discovery Startup Plizy Raises $4M Series A From Atlas Venture To Expand Audience, Bulk Up Its iOS, Android Apps

Foxconn finds underage interns working at factory in China

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Electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group said on Tuesday that students as young as 14, below the legal working age, were found employed at a company factory in China that has been said to make products for Japanese gaming firm Nintendo. Foxconn's internal investigation came after a Chinese media report...
Foxconn finds underage interns working at factory in China

IBM Reassigns Hardware Chief After Sales Drop

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Longtime International Business Machines Corp. executive Rodney C. Adkins has been reassigned from his position as head of the company’s hardware group, according to a person familiar with the matter. The move followed a 17 percent drop in first-quarter sales at the Systems and Technology Group, which handles the company’s...
IBM Reassigns Hardware Chief After Sales Drop

Foxconn still in talks for Sharp stake, despite Samsung deal

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Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group said it was still negotiating a deal for greater cooperation with Sharp, despite the Japanese display maker securing a $110 million investment to supply LCD panels to rival Samsung Electronics. Sharp's agreement with Samsung was no surprise to Foxconn, which had received prior notification of...
Foxconn still in talks for Sharp stake, despite Samsung deal

OCZ debuts new SSD line with in-house developed controller

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Provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, OCZ Technology Group, today announced the availability of the new SATA III-based Vector SSD Series featuring the companyís next-generation Indilinx Barefoot 3 controller. OCZís worldwide technology hardware and firmware teams developed the new controller silicon and firmware completely in-house...
OCZ debuts new SSD line with in-house developed controller

Foxconn and Mozilla join hands over Firefox OS, new devices expected next week

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In a Chinese invitation we received earlier today, Foxconn Technology Group and Mozilla confirmed an upcoming press conference that will detail and make their Firefox OS partnership official. The event will take place in Taipei next Monday (just a few days before Computex truly kicks off), and it'll see...
Foxconn and Mozilla join hands over Firefox OS, new devices expected next week

Sound investment: Tastebuds closes $600,000 seed round to take its music-based dating app to the masses

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UK startup Tastebuds has announced a $600,000 seed funding round to help the world meet through music. The London-based startup has been on the go for a fair few years now, and as we’ve previously written, it offers Last.fm-powered dating for music fans: “If you’re an avid music fan you probably...
Sound investment: Tastebuds closes $600,000 seed round to take its music-based dating app to the masses

Foxconn Closes China Plant In Response to Worker Riot

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Foxconn Technology Group has closed its Taiyuan plant in response to a riot among its workforce, according to a report from The New York Times. Foxconn, one of the leading suppliers of electronics components to the world’s largest technology companies — including Apple Inc. — told The Times that a...
Foxconn Closes China Plant In Response to Worker Riot

Ailing Sharp sacks chief, vows turnaround on robots, LCDs

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Japan's Sharp booked another huge loss on Tuesday, and unveiled its latest turnaround plan, which includes relying on partnerships with Samsung Electronics and Foxconn Technology Group for business, sacking top management, and expanding into new fields such as robotics....
Ailing Sharp sacks chief, vows turnaround on robots, LCDs

Court: Marvell infringing drive patents, owes $1.17 billion

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Designer and manufacturer of peripheral controller chips, Marvell Technology Group, has been found be be infringing on two patents held by Carnegie Mellon University. The manufacturer has been ordered to pay $1.17 billion in damages by the jury, and has been found to be willful in its violation, potentially leading...
Court: Marvell infringing drive patents, owes $1.17 billion

Pearson exec: we need to be an 'Electronic Arts for education'

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What does publishing giant Pearson have in common with the giants of the video game industry? Not enough, apparently. In a conversation at the SIIA Ed Tech Business Forum, Luyen Chou, chief product officer for Pearson’s K-12 technology group, said that as new technology upends the textbook publishing industry, his...
Pearson exec: we need to be an 'Electronic Arts for education'

Linux use in enterprises jumps again: survey

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The past two years have already seen significant jumps in corporate Linux usage, but now it looks like that trend is continuing into a third year. To wit: While overall server revenue grew at just 3.1 percent and Windows server revenue increased just 3.2 percent in the fourth quarter...
Linux use in enterprises jumps again: survey

Foxconn still in negotiations for Sharp stake, despite Samsung deal

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Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group said it was still negotiating a deal for greater cooperation with Sharp, despite the Japanese display maker securing a $110 million investment to supply LCD panels to rival Samsung Electronics....
Foxconn still in negotiations for Sharp stake, despite Samsung deal

Foxconn Denies Report Of Huge Strike At iPhone Plant

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BEIJING (AP) -- Foxconn Technology Group said Saturday that production at its central Chinese factory that makes Apple's iPhones was continuing without interruption, denying a labor watch group's report that thousands of workers at the plant had gone on strike. New York-based China Labor Watch had reported that 3,000 to...
Foxconn Denies Report Of Huge Strike At iPhone Plant

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

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
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Sir Stuart Rose: 'They say we can't afford to retire, and I don't want to'

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The former Marks & Spencer's executive chairman says he has been 'an employee all his life': now, at 63, he quite fancies being his own bossSir Stuart Rose may use part of the £34m fortune he amassed during a career running Arcadia and Marks & Spencer to "buy a business"...
Sir Stuart Rose: 'They say we can't afford to retire, and I don't want to'

Nasdaq CEO: 'Arrogance' led to Facebook IPO flop

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Robert Greifeld says Nasdaq executives put too much confidence in the assurances made by the stock exchange's technology group. [Read more]...
Nasdaq CEO: 'Arrogance' led to Facebook IPO flop
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