Foxconn Announces That They Will Be Acquiring Belkin

Foxconn is a name that some might think of when it comes to manufacturing iPhones. Belkin on the other hand is a brand that some might associate with smartphone accessories, such as cables, cases, chargers and so on. Now it looks like both companies will be one, or to be more specific, Foxconn will be acquiring Belkin.


Foxconn Stops Interns From Working illegal Overtime For iPhone X Production

It was reported recently that student interns at Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn were working illegal overtime for assembling the iPhone X. Some interns had revealed that they were working 11-hour days regularly to assemble the new flagship smartphone. These long work hours are illegal for student interns as per the country’s laws. Apple had said that the students “should not have been allowed to work overtime,” and Foxconn has now […]


Students May Have Worked Overtime Illegally To Assemble iPhone X

Apple’s longtime manufacturing partner Foxconn has reportedly been employing students to work overtime illegally at its factories for assembling the iPhone X. The Financial Times has heard from six high school students in China who told the scribe that they regularly work 11-hour days to assemble Apple’s new flagship device. Such long work days are illegal for student interns as per China’s laws.


Foxconn Proposes A Self-Driving Car Lane On Wisconsin’s Highway

As it stands, there are several companies such as Google who are testing out their self-driving cars on the roads, and somewhat successfully too. However until the day comes where the majority of cars are self-driving cars, there is the potential for accidents as sometimes it can be hard to predict human driving behavior.


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Alleged Leaked Slide Claims Apple Gave Up On Rear-Mounted Touch ID

Early iPhone 8 rumors have suggested that Apple could be looking to embed Touch ID into the display of the phone itself, but later leaks and rumors have indicated that Apple could also be considering moving it to the back of the phone, although the more recent leaks have suggested that is no longer the case.


Samsung Backs ‘Kiss’ Wireless Data Transfer Technology

If you want to transfer a file from your phone to another phone, or a phone to a computer, and so on, usually you’d use a cable. This has been the default method for data transfer over the years and while it works, we guess it’s not the most efficient, but that could soon change as companies such as Samsung has backed a technology by Keyssa called “Kiss”.


Alleged Foxconn Photo Hints At iPhone With Rear-Facing Touch ID

At this stage in the game, you might think that the rumor mill would have already somewhat settled when it comes to “deciding” what the iPhone 8 could look like or what kind of features it could have. However a recent photo posted onto Chinese website Feng (via Cult of Mac) is throwing us for a loop.


Foxconn Exec Reportedly Reveals Some iPhone 8 Details

We’re pretty sure that given how long Apple and Foxconn have been working together that the latter company is very familiar with the way Apple does things, and also how much the company values their secrets. Oddly enough this hasn’t stopped Foxconn execs over the years to drop hints here and there regarding Apple’s upcoming products.


Foxconn Announces Plans To Launch Manufacturing Plant In Wisconsin

According to the reports, Foxconn has been mulling the idea of potentially expanding its operations in the US. In fact a rumor earlier this week suggested that their plans could be announced this week itself, and sure enough that’s exactly what happened as Foxconn has revealed their plans to open a manufacturing plant in Wisconsin.


Foxconn Could Announce US Expansion Plans This Week

Ever since Donald Trump became the President of the United States, he has made a push for companies such as Apple to bring their manufacturing operations from countries like China and India back to the US. Whether or not they will remains to be seen, but in the past we have heard reports that they could be considering it.


Qualcomm Is Now Suing Apple’s iPhone Manufacturing Partners

Earlier this year the FTC filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm over alleged antitrust violations. Following that, Apple launched a lawsuit of their own in which they alleged that Qualcomm had withheld payments to them as a form of “punishment” amongst other things. Unsurprisingly Qualcomm did not take these allegations lying down.


Google Launches PAX, Hopes To Put An End To Patent Trolls

If a company has been found to have infringed upon another company’s patent, a lawsuit usually occurs. Sometimes it is justified especially when the infringement is pretty blatant, but sometimes the patent in question is just so vague that we guess it could go either way depending on the interpretation.


Foxconn To Build Facility To Build Apple Prototypes

Apple used to have a reputation of being one of the more secretive tech companies around. For the most part they still are, although in recent years their announcements no longer come as a surprise a specs, details, and sometimes even photos of products are leaked ahead of their official announcement.


iPhone Manufacturer Foxconn Will Replace All Human Workers With Robots

Manufacturing jobs are increasingly being taken over by robots as automating factories and production lines turns out to be more cost-effective for companies. Foxconn, a China-based manufacturer that has long produced iPhones for Apple, has laid out a three-phase plan in which it’s going to replace almost all of its human workers with robots. So much for moving iPhone production out of China and possibly to the United States!