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2013-12-23 23:01:37

Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan explains why partnering with Foxconn and cancelling two new smartphones is the first good idea for Blackberry in a long time. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Blackberry said both that they have formed a partnership with Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group, and that sales of existing new phones have been so bad that it was cancelling the rollout of two as of yet unreleased smartphones, says the Wall Street Journal, Dec. 23. Technology analyst...

2013-06-06 23:40:57

Companies Demonstrate at Computex 2013; Take Solutions Out of the Lab and Into the Datacenters of Asia Taipei (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Calxeda, a leader in the low power server market, is pleased today to announce the results of its development partnership with Foxconn, the multinational electronics manufacturing company based in Taiwan. Incorporated as Hon Hai but widely known as Foxconn, this major worldwide server supplier worked as a beta development partner of Calxeda with the mutual...

2013-06-03 23:02:50

Tech Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Foxconn is expanding beyond building Apple devices like the iPhone to other smartphone makers like the brand new Mozilla Firefox OS smartphones, according to the LA Times on May 29. Technology industry analyst Jeff Kagan comments on this story. “Mozilla Firefox is growing beyond their computer based web browser into the rapidly expanding wireless...

iPhone 5 Issues Make It Hard For Supplier To Keep Up
2012-11-08 10:40:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Supply and demand: It´s a deceptively simple notion. It´s one thing to be unable to get products in customers´ hands because demand is so high. It´s another to be unable supply products because your factory can´t churn out enough product. Take, for instance, Apple´s new iPhone 5. More than 5 million customers picked up the latest Apple smartphone during the first 3 days of its availability....

Foxconn Denies Strike, Production Disruption Reports
2012-10-08 05:51:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Representatives from a Taiwanese electronics manufacturing company are denying reports that workers have gone on strike and have been disrupting the facility's production of the Apple iPhone. According to Associated Press (AP) reporter Didi Tang, China Labor Watch of New York had reported that between 3,000 and 4,000 workers at the Foxconn Technology Group plant in Zhengzhou went on strike Friday, reportedly because of stricter...

Foxconn Plant Shuts Down Temporarily Due To Riots
2012-09-24 08:27:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Riots reportedly broke out early Monday morning in the Shanxi province in China at a Foxconn Technology Group factory in Taiyuan. According to Chinese state media, 5,000 police officers were called to the scene where fighting had reportedly broken out between Foxconn employees and security guards. Now, a reported 40 employees are left injured and the Taiyuan plant temporarily closed. “We want to give people time to cool...

Apple's Foxconn Factory 'Better Than Norm'
2012-02-20 12:16:41

According to the Fair Labor Association (FLA), the controversial Foxconn factory in China has better working conditions than other facilities in the country. The FLA studied Apple's top eight suppliers in China after media reports of worker suicides, a plant explosion, and slave-like conditions were exposed at Foxconn Technology Group. Auret van Heerden, president of the FLA, said that boredom and alienation could have contributed to the stress that led some workers to commit suicide....

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2011-02-22 08:59:14

The scheduled April launch of the Apple iPad 2 will be delayed until June due to production issues, according to a Tuesday report by Reuters. According to the news agency, the delay is due to "production bottlenecks" at electronics component manufacturer Hon Hai that come as a result of design changes in the Cupertino, California company's tablet computer. Reuters cited a note by Taiwanese brokerage Yuanta Securities as their source. The design changes were made by Apple officials prior to...

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2010-05-28 06:10:00

An employee of China-based Foxconn Technology Group attempted to kill himself Thursday, becoming the company's 13th worker to commit or attempt to commit suicide this year, China state media reported. According to an official Xinhua News Agency report, police said the 25-year-old man, surnamed Chen, survived after cutting himself in his dormitory room at the factory. Chen began working at Foxconn two months ago after migrating from the central Hunan province. Foxconn, part of Taiwan's Hon...


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