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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

Sharp mortgages itself to the hilt just to keep going

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Sharp has mortgaged its offices and factory buildings in order to raise the cash it needs to stay in business, according to Reuters. It's cut a deal with banks for nearly $2 billion in short-term credit secured on its assets -- including the factory that reportedly produces displays for...
Sharp mortgages itself to the hilt just to keep going

Foxconn: No, Our CEO Didn't Confirm The Apple TV (AAPL)

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Foxconn is denying a report from last week that it has signed on to manufacture Apple's new iTV, according to a statement given to The Next Web. "Any reports that Foxconn confirmed that it is preparing to produce a specific product for any customer are not accurate," the company said...
Foxconn: No, Our CEO Didn't Confirm The Apple TV (AAPL)

Here's A Numeric Breakdown Of Just How Bad It Is To Work At Foxconn

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An investigative series by the New York Times and a performance piece by Mike Daisey featured on This American Life have put the spotlight on Foxconn, the Taiwanese company whose massive Chinese factories manufacture some of the world's most popular consumer electronics. As well as working with companies like Dell, Motorola, Nokia and Hewlett-Packard, Foxconn assembles...
Here's A Numeric Breakdown Of Just How Bad It Is To Work At Foxconn

TIME 100 poll goes tech in 2012 with Cook, Bezos, Hoffman, Zuckerberg, Karp, Dorsey, Thiel and more

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TIME magazine has once again fired up its yearly poll to decide on the most influential people in the world, and this year its a full-on tech fest. There are dozens of interesting folks with artists like Adele, activists like AiWeiwei and public figures like Ben Bernanke, but the most interesting bit is how...
TIME 100 poll goes tech in 2012 with Cook, Bezos, Hoffman, Zuckerberg, Karp, Dorsey, Thiel and more

Apple to Contribute Toward Costs of Improving Working Conditions at Foxconn Facilities

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Reuters reports on comments from Foxconn chief Terry Gou, who claims that Apple and Foxconn will be splitting the initial costs to improve working conditions at Foxconn's facilities in China."We've discovered that this (improving factory conditions) is not a cost. It is a competitive strength," Gou told reporters on Thursday...
Apple to Contribute Toward Costs of Improving Working Conditions at Foxconn Facilities

Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn unveils smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone

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More tech companies are exploring the arena of wearable devices, with the latest being Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn, which has unveiled a smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone. According to a report from Want China Times, the watch is able to measure a wearer’s vital signs such as respiration...
Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn unveils smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone

THE APPLE INVESTOR: Here's Why Apple's Stock Is Attractive (AAPL)

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The Apple Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. AAPL Trying To Recover With Market The market started off after a surprising JP Morgan earnings loss, but stocks are currently climbing back up in the positive. Shares of AAPL are also above...
THE APPLE INVESTOR: Here's Why Apple's Stock Is Attractive (AAPL)

Troubled Sharp opens $350 million voluntary redundancy initiative

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These are tough times at Sharp and the company is out to retain every yen that it can. Now the financially troubled Japanese firm has revealed it has set aside close to $350 million (27 billion yen) to offer its staff voluntary redundancy packages. Earlier this month the company announced...
Troubled Sharp opens $350 million voluntary redundancy initiative

Foxconn says CEO Gou absolutely did not confirm work on an Apple television

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Following speculation that suggested its CEO Terry Gou had confirmed was gearing up to start work on Apple’s new television sets, Foxconn has moved to clarify its position by stating such reports are “not accurate.” In a written statement to The Next Web, Foxconn said that Gou had “neither [confirmed]...
Foxconn says CEO Gou absolutely did not confirm work on an Apple television

Foxconn's plan to build a factory in Indonesia is reportedly delayed due to regulatory issues

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Plans for a Foxconn factory in Indonesia have hit a snag after the AFP reported that parent company Hon Hai has failed to reach an agreement with the national government to start work as expected. Hon Hai’s investment in Indonesia, speculated to be worth up to $10 billion, was expected kick off...
Foxconn's plan to build a factory in Indonesia is reportedly delayed due to regulatory issues
Apple still can't keep up with iPhone 5 demand

Foxconn Plans New Iowa Plant, Will Hire 10% Of State’s Population

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After a highly visible meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook, Foxconn’s founder Terry Gou announced plans to open a sprawling Foxconn factory in Guthrie Center, Iowa, essentially replacing the approximately 2,000 residents of that small town with workers from in and around Iowa. The company will hire 300,000 employees for...
Foxconn Plans New Iowa Plant, Will Hire 10% Of State’s Population
Sharp technology to be used for Hon Hai iPhone panel plant, says Nikkei
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As Apple ponders US move, Foxconn does same

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Even as Apple promises some US-assembled Macs, Foxconn, one of Apple's largest manufacturing partners, is reportedly looking to expand its North American operations in the near future. The Taipei-based manufacturer, which already has operations in California and Texas, cites growing customer demand for American-made devices as the reason behind the...
As Apple ponders US move, Foxconn does same

Deja vu: Foxconn chair says Apple's stuff is hard to make

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For the second time in two years, Terry Gou's complaints make headlines FORTUNE -- Okay. I've read most of the 22 stories posted on Techmeme Wednesday morning repeating -- with little or no commentary -- Reuters' account of Foxconn chairman Terry Gou's remarks to reporters after a business forum in...
Deja vu: Foxconn chair says Apple's stuff is hard to make

Foxconn chief admits production can't keep up with iPhone demand

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Terry Gou told reporters that Apple's iPhones are not easy to produce, causing the company to miss Apple's high expectations. [Read more]...
Foxconn chief admits production can't keep up with iPhone demand

Foxconn 'considers plan to open factories in US'

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Taiwan company's reportedly evaluating LA and Detroit as site for TV assembly plants owing to rising labour costs at homeFoxconn, the controversial Taiwanese manufacturer that has become one of the world's largest employers thanks to booming demand for the Apple products it assembles, is reportedly planning to open factories in...
Foxconn 'considers plan to open factories in US'

Efforts by Apple and Foxconn to Improve Electronics Industry Labor Conditions Starting to Take Hold

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In the latest installment of its "iEconomy" series, The New York Times takes a look at the advances made by Apple and Foxconn to improve working conditions at the Chinese factories churning out Apple products since a major push began earlier this year. The report details many changes such as...
Efforts by Apple and Foxconn to Improve Electronics Industry Labor Conditions Starting to Take Hold

Foxconn Profit Down As Scrutiny Forces Corporate Changes

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Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn saw its profits fall to $509 million from $1.19 billion last quarter. Chairman Terry Gou said this quarter was particularly affected by Foxconn’s recent image problem. Improvements in wages, worker benefits, and education accounted for some of the loss although new iPad and iPhone 4S manufacturing...
Foxconn Profit Down As Scrutiny Forces Corporate Changes

Apple M&A rumor mill makes millions as Foxconn ‘confirms’ iTV

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Apple may not be buying a high-design German home entertainment device maker, but that doesn’t mean investors in the rumoured target company won’t make a killing – and it doesn’t mean they won’t still have a part to play in Apple’s iTV. This is a classic weekend story conundrum… In...
Apple M&A rumor mill makes millions as Foxconn ‘confirms’ iTV

Foxconn workers riot at restaurant

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Apple manufacturer Foxconn is co-operating with Chinese authorities investigating disturbance in south-western ChinaAbout 100 workers at a factory in south-western China run by Foxconn, Apple's main manufacturer, went on the rampage this week after a dispute in a restaurant turned violent.Seven workers at a Foxconn factory in Chengdu went to...
Foxconn workers riot at restaurant
Foxconn begins replacing workers with robots ahead of US expansion

Foxconn's Hiring "Lifestyle" And "Safety" Managers To Make Sure Workers Don't Kill Themselves While Making Your iPhone

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March 10 (Bloomberg) -- Foxconn Technology Group, targeted by labor groups for criticism over its working conditions, is seeking a safety and security officer, a lifestyle services manager and two fire chiefs for a China unit that supplies Apple Inc. Foxconn’s Integrated Digital Products Business Group advertised the positions...
Foxconn's Hiring "Lifestyle" And "Safety" Managers To Make Sure Workers Don't Kill Themselves While Making Your iPhone

Analyst: iPhone 5 supply no longer appears to be an issue

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Shipping times are down to one week at all three U.S. carriers FORTUNE -- Despite Foxconn chairman Terry Gou's comment this week that his assembly plants were falling short of meeting the "huge demand." Despite the 3-4 week shipping delays listed on Apple's website. Despite the customers that still queue up...
Analyst: iPhone 5 supply no longer appears to be an issue

Foxconn server hacked, CEO's password published

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A hacker group calling itself SwaggSec has published data from internal Foxconn servers that the group hacked into, including usernames and passwords for management officials right up to and including CEO Terry Gou. While initial analysis of the data hasn't turned up any other sensitive information, the security breach prompted...
Foxconn server hacked, CEO's password published

Foxconn Chief Reportedly Making Preparations for Apple Television Set

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China Daily briefly notes (via How To Arena) that Foxconn chairman Terry Gou directly addressed the topic of Apple's rumored television set yesterday at a news conference in Shanghai marking the start of construction on a new company headquarters facility. Apple "iScreen" concept by CiccareseDesign According to the report, Gou...
Foxconn Chief Reportedly Making Preparations for Apple Television Set

Apple's Chinese iPhone plants employ forced interns, claim campaigners

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Students told to man production lines at Foxconn if they want to graduate, says Hong Kong-based nonprofitApple's factories in China are employing tens of thousands of students, some of them on forced internships, according to campaigners lobbying for better labour conditions at Foxconn plants, which assemble iPhones. Some students could...
Apple's Chinese iPhone plants employ forced interns, claim campaigners

If Foxconn Replaced Its Humans With Robots, Would You Feel Better?

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Foxconn, the Taiwanese company that manufactures devices for Apple, Nokia, and Sony, has over 1.2 million employees, mostly in factories on the Chinese mainland. By 2016, it would like to replace as many of those as possible with robots that can do the job 24/7. That would address the human...
If Foxconn Replaced Its Humans With Robots, Would You Feel Better?
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