Posts tagged "Foxconn"

Has the Demand for iPhone 5 Peaked?

Turns out that the demand for iPhone 5 isn’t as high as Apple had expected, at least according to sources cited by The Wall Street Journal. One source said Apple notified its suppliers in December that it will reduce iPhone 5 screen and other component orders by roughly half in

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iPad Mini Could Take After iPod touch’s Thinness

10.1" iPad's little brother (or perhaps we should consider it a cousin) has been slimming down, working off those calories in vicious Temple Run sessions. The rumored iPad Mini could look quite distinct in comparison to the current model. It could be taking a significant reduction in all dimensions to become extremely minimal for a tablet of its class.

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Foxconn Faces Yet Another Suicide

Foxconn recently confirmed that a 23-year-old employee working at its Chengdu factory killed himself by jumping from his apartment in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu.

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A Thousand Foxconn Employees Riot at iOS Device Display Factory

Although Apple has publicly stated that they're striving to improve working conditions at its Foxconn manufacturing factories littered throughout China, tensions between the employer and workers is still high and rising - as many as a thousand employees rioted in Chengdu on Monday night.

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ABC Airing Nightline Segment from Foxconn Factories on Tuesday

ABC was supposedly granted exclusive permission to Foxconn's factories in China this weekend, and they'll be airing a Nightline segment on the factory this Tuesday night about various things. Foxconn is the largest manufacturer for Apple and was recently the target of ongoing claims that working conditions are unsuitable.

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Apple Inspects Their Biggest Manufacturer, Foxconn

Life inside Foxconn's various factories hasn't been regarded as an ideal workplace in the past years, nor recently. It's been questioned as to whether or not working conditions are suitable or if workers are treated possibly, and as a decisive act, Apple has stepped in themselves by ordering a investigation of Foxconn's factories.

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Chinese Workers Line Up for Production Jobs at Foxconn

Way back in December of last year, 2011 if you’ve only woken up now after years of rest, it was rumored that one of Apple’s manufacturers based in China, Foxconn, was planning a large expansion. In hopes of eventually hiring 100,000 workers to work production jobs at their factory, the

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Next-Generation iPad Rumors Confirm Past Speculation

As the expected time of the announcement of the next-generation iPad, which is being highly anticipated, approaches closer and closer, we're inevitably going to see a ton of different rumors pop here here and there of which some will be completely plausible while others may be quite peculiar. Regardless, the first of those has spilled in, that confirms some past speculation.

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Yup, Another Leak – This Time from Foxconn (Images)

Like I said last night, there is still time for companies to slip and let the cat out of the bag regarding the new iPhone models. Late(er) last night, almost immediately after I posted, pictures of the supposed lower-end iPhone 4 were discovered by Gizmodo’s Brazilian counterpart, Gizmodo.com.br – this

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iPhone/iPad Manufacturer Foxconn Replacing Workers with a Million Robots, Beginning of the End for Human Employment?

This story is more breaking, significant news than it may seem at first glance: Foxconn, which manufactures products for a wide array of electronics companies including Apple’s iOS devices, is going to replace workers with a million robots. The company is already using 10,000 with plans for 300,000 next year

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