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Firefox OS tablet in the works? Mozilla and Foxconn set to unveil new device June 3

Firefox OS creatorr Mozilla and manufacturing titan Foxconn have reportedly joined forces, with a Firefox OS device – rumored to be a tablet – set to be unveiled at a special event in Taiwan next week.

Mobile

Rumor: Sharp will start display production for ‘next’ iPhone in June

The specifics of the fabled iPhone 5S have yet to be determined, but a Japan-based report says the production of the display is set to start next month. Sharp is said to be taking the helm on this one and production is set to start in June.

Mobile

Budget iPhone rumors re-emerge, looks like it may not come to U.S.

Rumors coming out of Apple's Taiwan supply chain point to a new, "cost-efficient" iPhone that could be unveiled soon. The device would be implemented quarter-by-quarter in emerging markets.

Mobile

Is Microsoft trying to snuff out Android with its ‘tax,’ or just milking it?

Guess what? Microsoft collects fees on the majority of Android devices sold worldwide. Is this "Microsoft tax" hurting Android...or just your wallet?

Android Army

Microsoft bullies Foxconn into paying it for every Android and Chrome product it makes

Microsoft has brought Foxconn on-board for their Android and Chrome patent licenses. The two were involved in a lawsuit back in 2011 over unlicensed software on the Nook tablet.

Mobile

Google Glass to be built in Silicon Valley, report says

Google Glass will be assembled at a Foxconn facility in Santa Clara, a report claimed Wednesday. The plant would be just down the street from the Web giant's Mountain View headquarters, allowing engineers to more easily make any last-minute design changes.

Cool Tech

Thanks, Apple! Foxconn posts record quarterly profit following healthy iDevice sales

Healthy sales of the iPhone 5 and iPad devices have helped Foxconn to a record-breaking quarter. Apple's products are estimated to account for more than half of Foxconn's revenue.

Apple

Apple may be making a less expensive version of the iPhone

Apple is making news even though it's not at CES 2013. The Cupertino company grabbed the spotlight by announcing its intentions to make a cheaper iPhone. It will likely be available later this year, though a date and price is still unknown.

Apple

Apple set to move Mac mini production back to US, according to report

Apple is set to move its Mac mini production lines back to the US from Asia in 2013, a new report claims. Foxconn will apparently be responsible for managing the operation.

Apple

Source: Apple Television decidedly not ‘imminent’

While many have prophesied that Apple would shake up the industry with its TV, a shady Foxconn source says it will be quite a while before the revolution is televised.

Home Theater

Foxconn linked to Amazon and Microsoft smartphones again, mid-2013 release targeted

Foxconn has again been linked with Amazon and Microsoft's future own-brand smartphone plans, with the Chinese manufacturer said to be preparing devices for both companies, ready for a mid-2013 release date.

Mobile

Weekly Mobile Wrap: Election hangover edition

The U.S. Presidential Election is finally over. If you've been stuck in a politics-induced hangover all week, we have a collection of stories you may have missed from the mobile world in the Weekly Mobile Wrap. Apple keeps court with Samsung and Motorola, an…

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Foxconn may open US plants

Foxconn may be moving to America, if rumors that the controversial manufacturer is eying potential locations in Detroit or LA turn out to be true.

Apple

Foxconn chairman admits it is ‘falling short’ of iPhone 5 demand

iPhone 5 manufacturer Foxconn admitted Wednesday that assembling the lighter, thinner device is "not easy" and as a result the company is having a serious problem keeping up with demand.

Apple

The rumor that Foxconn will produce its own smartphones may not be all that far-fetched

Best known for manufacturing other company's hardware, Foxconn is rumored to be building a range of its own-brand smartphones. Inspired by the success of HTC and Huawei, the rumor may not be as wild as it initially sounds.

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