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60,000 Foxconn Factory Workers Have Been Replaced By Robots

05/25/2016, We had heard as far back in 2011 that Foxconn had plans to replace their workers with robots. Now according to reports, the company has recently replaced 60,000 factory workers with robots. In a statement made to the BBC, the company says that by...

Microsoft To Sell Nokia’s Feature Phone Business To Foxconn

05/18/2016, Back in 2014, Microsoft announced that they would be buying the mobile division of Nokia, which we guess for the most part seemed like the majority of phones produced were smartphones, but it also included the occasional feature phone. However it looks...

Xiaomi To Foxconn: Increase Mi 5 Production, Please

03/03/2016, It is not too long since the Xiaomi Mi 5 flagship device was revealed (just last month, in fact), and it has already racked up close to 17 million registrations in just five days. Having said that, despite its release being limited to just core markets...

Foxconn’s Acquisition Of Sharp Could Be Delayed

02/25/2016, Yesterday we reported that Foxconn would be taking over Sharp’s business for $6.4 billion. Considering that the initial reports suggested that Sharp was resistant to Foxconn’s plans due to Foxconn not being a Japanese company, it was quite an...

Foxconn Will Reportedly Acquire Sharp For $6.24 Billion

02/24/2016, Earlier this year we reported that Foxconn was interested in taking over Sharp’s business and reportedly offered the company $5.3 billion. Turns out the rumors were partly true because it has been according to The Wall Street Journal, “people familiar...

Foxconn’s China Plant Caught Fire

01/25/2016, A Foxconn factory that so happens to be the place that does much of the company’s iPhone manufacturing (yes, the famous handset from Apple, caught fire earlier today. Thankfully, there were no casualties involved in the incident, which means that only...

Foxconn Reportedly Offered $5.3 Billion To Take Over Sharp

01/21/2016, Foxconn is a company that we’re sure many are familiar with. The company is probably best known for working with Apple in helping them produce and assemble the iPhone and other Apple products. That being said, it looks like Foxconn also wants in on the...

Foxconn Lowers Overtime Due To Drop In iPhone Holiday Sales

12/30/2015, If there is one particular place in China which has received its fair share of information over the years concerning the working conditions there – with news of confirmed suicides and having to toil on in silence, then Foxconn would be it. Another...

OnePlus Will Start Manufacturing Smartphones In India

10/12/2015, It didn’t take long for OnePlus to officially bring its smartphones to India, largely considered to be a very lucrative emerging market, therefore it’s no surprise to see many upcoming Chinese OEMs trying their luck in the Indian market. Some...

Foxconn Employs More Workers For Another iPhone Model?

08/20/2015, It looks like there is room for yet another iPhone model to arrive in due time, with the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus being more or less confirmed and ready to hit the market soon. Well, apparently Apple must have learned a whole lot from the entire...

Leaked Foxconn Document Shows iPhone 6s with 2GB RAM, 12MP Camera

07/02/2015, A purported Foxconn document has been leaked online today, the document includes manufacturing schematic which reiterates recent reports about the iPhone 6s having a 12 megapixel rear camera as well as 2GB of RAM. It’s quite soon for Apple to be...

Nokia’s Android Smartphone Will Be Made By Foxconn [Rumor]

06/29/2015, A couple of weeks ago, Nokia made a surprise announcement in which they stated that they will be returning to the smartphone market with devices of their own come 2016. Given the somewhat legendary status Nokia has had amongst mobile phone owners from...

Foxconn Could Bring Back iPhone Manufacturing To India

06/11/2015, Apple’s long-time manufacturing partner Foxconn might be considering a return to India after closing several of its manufacturing facilities in the country just last year. According to a new report the company is considering opening up as many as a...

Foxconn To Re-Enter India (Rumor)

05/22/2015, There is a new rumor going around, and it involves the folks over at Foxconn. It seems that the company which has come into the limelight for a fair number of years already due to its association with helping Apple manufacture a number of its products, is...