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  1. Business - Companies - FREIGHT

    Apple iPhone 6 expected to give lift to air cargo market

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:12am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... 4 and the Xbox One and that lasted for three months," said Enno Osinga, vice-chairman of the International Air Cargo Association. Apple supplier giant Foxconn, which shifted its biggest iPhone ... Airport Economic Zone where Foxconn's factory is located. The factory manufactured 96.45 million iPhones in 2013. Apple sold 150 million iPhones worldwide last year. Zhengzhou airport is now ...

  2. Business - Companies

    Foxconn branches out beyond Apple in troubled solar industry

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 10:10am by Reuters

    ... billion last year. Foxconn Technology Group, best known for assembling Apple’s iPhones, will decide by year-end whether to branch off into unconventional new territory: making solar panels in China. It is an industry plagued by overcapacity that outstrips demand, and panel prices have tumbled by more than two-thirds in the past two years. Yet some analysts say Foxconn may end up ...

  3. Business - Companies

    Google buys virtual imaging patents from Foxconn

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 10:15am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Google has bought virtual imaging patents from Taiwanese supplier Foxconn that could be used in its interactive “Google Glass” devices, according ... such as shopping or delivering local weather reports to sharing real time video streams or playing augmented reality games in which the world is the board. Foxconn Technology, whose parent company ...

  4. News - China

    '3D printing is a gimmick,' says Foxconn boss

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 03:49pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... of Foxconn Technology Group, one of the world’s largest electronics manufacturers, has blasted 3D printing, calling it a “gimmick.” Terry Gou, founder and president of the Taiwanese multinational ... is that good, then I’ll write my surname ‘Gou’ backwards [from now on].” Gou confessed that even though Foxconn had been using 3D printing for nearly 30 years, he was not optimistic about ...

  5. Lifestyle - Travel

    Let's coast! Young Chinese professionals leaving the rat race for better quality of life

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:44am by FIONA TAN

    ... the suicides of more than a dozen people who worked assembly plants operated by contract manufacturer Foxconn, in Shenzhen. But white-collar staff are subjected to enormous pressures, too. Last year Li ...

  6. Business - Companies - ELECTRONICS

    China’s ZTE launches Firefox smartphones in US, Britain

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 11:04am by AFP

    ... trade name Foxconn and a major supplier to Apple, plans to produce five devices running on Firefox. The Firefox operating system uses applications on HTML5, a Web standard which operates across ...

  7. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    China likely to lift foreign game console ban

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:33pm by George Chen

    ... under its Foxconn trade name, makes the Wii for Nintendo. Hon Hai is the world’s largest electronics manufacturing services provider, with about 1 million workers on the mainland. Flextronics, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - AUTOMATION

    Robots are set to do more of China's dirtiest jobs

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... Germany has 251. This is changing. The Taiwanese manufacturing giant Foxconn has revealed plans to boost its fleet of industrial robots from 10,000 to one million within three years. According ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    China: 'This Generation' by Han Han

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... about the spate of worker suicides at the Foxconn factory (which manufactures iPhones), he writes: "There is no way out for these young people. This is so sad: warm blood that should ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Chinese International School's student human rights group

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Sze-wan, an activist from Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour, who described what they learned from mainland factory workers about conditions at a Foxconn plant making gadgets ...




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