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Foxconn Goes For GoPro
2012-12-20 19:09:32

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Here´s something interesting: Foxconn, the maker of iPads, Playstations, and more, has announced today they´ll be buying up a piece of GoPro, the tiny high-definition camera loved by extreme athletes and fans of slow motion footage everywhere. According to the statement, Hon Hai (Foxconn´s flagship factory) has paid $200 million to acquire an 8.88% full-diluted stake in GoPro. In addition to snatching up a part...

Foxconn May Open US Factories
2012-11-11 08:59:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports A manufacturing company best known for its work on Apple's iPad and iPhone, as well as multiple inquiries into working conditions and employee welfare at its plants, is rumored to be heading to the West. Foxconn Electronics, a Taiwanese multinational electronics manufacturing company also known for its work on the Kindle Fire and the Microsoft Xbox 360, is reportedly considering opening factories in the US. Said factories, according to The Telegraph,...

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 Confirms Underage Workers
2012-10-16 08:07:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Foxconn, the world´s largest manufacturer of electronic products, including Apple´s iPad and iPhone, has found itself in hot water once more regarding labor and hiring processes, an issue which they´ve all but become synonymous with. Following several prior complaints about the working conditions in their plants, the extremely long overtime hours and the practice of hiring underage employees, different advocacy...

Foxconn Makes Improvements, Still Needs To Make Changes
2012-08-22 15:00:15

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Foxconn, the assembly plant for Apple and many other electronics companies, is making headlines once again as the Fair Labor Association has issued a report about the plant's performance. According to Reuters, the Fair Labor Association (FLA) says Foxconn has, in fact, improved their working conditions in their Chinese plants, but the advocacy group would still like to see some more cuts in overtime hours. Foxconn has long...

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2012-06-01 06:44:49

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com A Chinese activist group called Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM) are calling out the Chinese assembly plant Foxconn once more, saying despite their calls for change and the involvement of the Fair Labour Association, (FLA) conditions at the factories haven´t improved. Foxconn has been under fire lately for labor conditions, including working and living conditions, low pay and long hours. The factories are responsible for...

Turns Out Foxconn Didn't Break The News About A New Apple TV
2012-05-15 08:44:34

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com It seemed unbelievable at first when news broke over the weekend that a Foxconn CEO had “officially” announced the new, rumored Apple TV device. To those who have been following Apple for any length of time, such a story reeked of something fishy. Now, Foxconn has written an official statement to The Next Web saying they absolutely did not confirm an Apple TV was in the works. In the written statement, Foxconn has said their CEO, Terry Gou,...

Did Foxconn Just Admit To The Rumored Apple TV?
2012-05-14 12:12:49

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com It´s been the most hotly debated Apple rumor since the iPad and the iPhone, and so far the talk has refused to die down. It´s the Apple Television Set, or the new Apple TV, or the somewhat predictable and shudder-worthy “iTV,” and ever since Steve Jobs mentioned in his biography that he had finally “cracked it,” meaning he had figured out a way to revolutionize the television and broadcast industries, it's been the...

2012-03-27 12:20:02

Osaka, Mar 27, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Sharp Corporation (hereinafter "Sharp") entered into agreement today with Hon Hai group, the world's leading EMS (electronic manufacturing service) company, to establish strategic global partnership to collaborate in various business fields, and to issue new shares to Hon Hai group through third-party allotment (hereinafter "the issuance of new shares through third-party allotment"). The market surrounding electronics industry is becoming severe, with...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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