Foxconn

Foxconn’s ‘intelligent robotics kingdom’ to create jobs, then replace them

iPhone manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group formalizes its plans to construct an automated worker manufacturing plant with a letter of intent laying out a soon-to-be-built "intelligent robots kingdom" in Taiwan.

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12 Billion dollar Foxconn factory in Brazil is in doubt

Foxconn's planned 12 billion dollar Brazilian iPad factory is now in doubt due to the company's negotiations with the country stalling.

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Apple partner Foxconn to replace workers with 1 million robots

Foxconn, which builds devices for Apple, Nokia, Sony and others, will reportedly start to replace its human workers with robots.

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Rumor: Pegatron gets iPad 3 contract, may see tablet in November

Apple has reportedly given the new iPad 3 contract to Pegatron instead of Foxconn. The tablet may be here by Thanksgiving as well.

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Foxconn worker falls to death from factory dormitory

When someone working for Foxconn falls to their death, many people - aware of Foxconn's track record - suspect suicide. The cause of death in this latest incident, however, isn't yet clear.

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Foxconn closes all polishing workshops, tech supply chain affected

Following Friday's explosion at a Foxconn factory in Chengdu, the company has decided to temporarily close its polishing workshops at all of its factories while it investigates the exact cause of the explosion and ensures the safety of the plants.

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Foxconn explosion death toll rises; iPad 2 output possibly affected by disaster

The number of Foxconn workers killed by the explosion at the company's factory in Chengdu, China, on Friday has risen to three. Production of Apple's iPad 2 may be affected by the deadly accident.

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Explosion at Foxconn Chengdu plant, two killed

Explosion at the plagued plant injures 16 workers, killing two.

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Foxconn workers sign ‘no suicide’ pledge

The controversial Chinese manufacturer Foxconn has found itself under scrutiny once again over "no-suicide" contracts required for factory employees.

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Foxconn workers arrested for leaking iPad 2 design

After one too many leaks concerning Apple devices, Foxconn has called in the authorities and will hold the accused employees responsible.

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Apple supplier responsibility report addresses Foxconn suicides, underage workers

There's been no shortage of crises when it comes to Apple's overseas manufacturing facilities, and the company addresses its issues and attempted solutions in a progress report.

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Report puts Apple last on labor, environmental issues in China

A group of 36 Chinese groups has ranked Apple dead last among 29 companies operating in China on environmental and occupational health issues.

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Report: iPad 2 may ship by the end of February 2011

A report indicates that Apple is ramping up production on the second generation iPad. Will holiday shoppers skip the current model because of it?

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Foxconn Holds Rally For Employees

After 12 suicides this year, Foxconn is hoping to win back the hearts of its employees- and the stem the negative press- with a series of rallies.

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After Another Suicide, Foxconn Decides to Hire Older Workers

Following the suicide of another employee last week, Foxconn plans to increase its employee screening process and hire older, more mature employees.

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