Foxconn is coming to America — more specifically, to its new Milwaukee HQ

Foxconn is coming to the United States. Foxconn is reportedly purchasing a seven-story building from Northwestern Mutual, and will ultimately employ 500 people to work in the brand new facility.
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Exploding phones, data breaches, and other tech scandals that shook the world

The tech industry isn't immune to controversy or scandal. But what are the biggest scandals to have shaped the history of high tech as we know it? Here are seven of the most infamous.

Foxconn to divert 7 million gallons per day from Lake Michigan for LCDs

Against the wishes of many environmental groups, Foxconn has been granted permission to divert water from Lake Michigan to a new factory it is building in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin. The company will drain seven million gallons per day.

Nikon, Sony, and others form alliance to make smart cameras play NICE

Home security cameras, baby monitors, and more could soon become much more integrated thanks to new standards developed by an alliance of imaging and tech companies including Nikon and Sony.

iPhone X reportedly assembled with illegal student labor at Foxconn plant

Apple's main supplier -- Foxconn -- is currently under fire after it has reportedly violated China's overtime law by hiring 3,000 high-school student interns to assemble the iPhone X.

Foxconn to build LCD panels in Wisconsin starting in 2020

Foxconn, along with a bevy of U.S. political leaders, announced it will build a $10 billion LCD display manufacturing plant in Wisconsin, which could create as many as 13,000 jobs after it opens in 2020.

Foxconn may open manufacturing plant in Wisconsin, but maybe not for iPhone

Electronics manufacturing company Foxconn may be ready to sign a deal to open a plant in Wisconsin, potentially bringing with it 50,000 new jobs. Despite the company's ties with Apple, it's not known if Apple products will be made there.

Qualcomm takes iPhone maker Foxconn to court over royalties dispute

Foxconn, on of the manufacturing companies Apple contracts to make the iPhone and iPad, has been sued by Qualcomm over unpaid royalties. It's the latest salvo between Apple and the San Diego-based chipmaker.

Evoke's Urban S electric bike for city use is being built by iPhone-maker Foxconn

Foxconn has a new business partner. The manufacturer best known for building Apple's iPhone will build the Evoke Urban S electric motorcycle. Accessible for new riders, the Urban S has a city-driving range of up to 83 miles.

Foxconn is looking to build a new plant in China to make Apple prototypes

Foxconn is reportedly looking into building a new plant in Shenzhen, China. What for? Apparently, it will be built specifically for creating prototypes for Apple hardware products.

Apple iPhone slowdown means poorer sales for key supplier Foxconn Technology

Now, we see that Apple's negative financial performance runs downhill as well, with one of its most important suppliers, Foxconn Technology Group, also suffering a drop in sales in 2016 compared to 2015.

Thousands of jobs lost as Apple supplier Foxconn fully automates its factories

Apple supplier Foxconn is moving away from human labor and toward full automation -- and it's doing so in three phases. The move is controversial, as the company has already eliminated thousands of jobs.

Foxconn employee charged with stealing nearly 6,000 iPhones worth $1.5 milllion

No matter how much time you've wasted at the water cooler this year, you'll look like Employee of the Year when compared to a Foxconn worker, who made away with a stunning $1.56 million worth of iPhones.

Report: Wireless charging could be standard on Apple’s next iPhone

Foxconn is reportedly developing a wireless charging module that could be implemented in all stock iPhones next year. With a rumored curved screen, too, the iPhone 8 may end up being a very different kind of phone.

iPhone builder Foxconn just replaced 60,000 employees with robots

Apple supplier Foxconn has terminated 60,000 employees at it's factory in Kunshan, China, in favor of robot workers, according to a recent report. The report also says that other factories in the area are likely to follow suit.

Microsoft is getting out of the low-end phone business once and for all

Microsoft is selling the last vestiges of Nokia and its low-end feature phone business to a subsidiary of Foxconn. It expects the deal to close later this year, pending approval by regulators.

iPhone builder Foxconn shells out big to buy Sharp

Foxconn has reached a deal with Sharp to acquire the Japanese firm for $3.5 billion, lower than the earlier announced figures, after an extended period of due diligence. Signatures will be exchanged in early April.

A fire broke out at Foxconn’s main iPhone plant, but there’s no cause for concern

A fire broke out at Foxconn's main iPhone assembly plant in Zhengzhou, but no casualties were reported and production wasn't affected. It's the fourth such fire in the past seven years.