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Foxconn to provide hardware accelerator support to small manufacturers

Foxconn to provide hardware accelerator support to small manufacturers

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The manufacturing giant Foxconn is to help smaller manufacturers get their ideas into production, through a new hardware acceleration initative.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 19th 2013 at 11:36AM
Foxconn experiences October revenues boost

Foxconn experiences October revenues boost

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Foxconn Electronics has seen its October revenues rise, alongside the launch of several new Apple products.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 11th 2013 at 10:21AM
Foxconn reportedly hiring 90,000 workers for iPhone 5S production

Foxconn reportedly hiring 90,000 workers for iPhone 5S production

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Apple partner manufacturer Foxconn is adding 90,000 people to its workforce to prepare for the mass production of the iPhone 5S.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 30th 2013 at 2:27PM
Foxconn announces iPhone-compatible smartwatch

Foxconn announces iPhone-compatible smartwatch

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Foxconn has unveiled a smartwatch that can measure vital signs like respiration and heartbeat, as well as check phone calls and social media posts.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 28th 2013 at 11:09AM

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Foxconn and Mozilla announce 5 new devices, including a tablet

Foxconn and Mozilla announce 5 new devices, including a tablet

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At a press conference today at Computex 2013, the two firms unveiled a new tablet prototype designed for an unnamed OEM.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 3rd 2013 at 2:29PM
Mozilla to team up with Foxconn for Firefox tablet

Mozilla to team up with Foxconn for Firefox tablet

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Mozilla and Foxconn are set to unveil a new Firefox OS device at a press event on June 3rd.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on May 28th 2013 at 4:30PM
PCR top stories of the week

PCR top stories of the week

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We take a look at the most popular stories this week, including Forbes Magazine’s free WiFi hotspot and the first Firefox OS developer phones.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 26th 2013 at 10:49AM
Apple rejects up to 8 million iPhone handsets

Apple rejects up to 8 million iPhone handsets

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Apple is believed to have rejected millions of iPhone devices, returning them to manufacturer Foxconn citing quality concerns.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 23rd 2013 at 10:25AM

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HP tightens student employment rules among Chinese suppliers

HP tightens student employment rules among Chinese suppliers

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HP is introducing new policies to crack down on potential abuse of student workers among manufacturing partners in China.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Feb 8th 2013 at 1:07PM
Surface phone to land next year?

Surface phone to land next year?

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Microsoft has reportedly signed a deal with iPhone manufacturer Foxconn to begin production of its own smartphone device.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 28th 2012 at 1:27PM
Foxconn struggling to meet iPhone 5 demand

Foxconn struggling to meet iPhone 5 demand

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The manufacturer behind Apple's flagship device has revealed it is experiencing 'design related difficulties' producing the new iPhone.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 9th 2012 at 11:05AM

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40 Foxconn workers injured as 'personal dispute' escalates into riot

40 Foxconn workers injured as 'personal dispute' escalates into riot

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Foxconn insists the riot started over a ‘personal dispute’, but Chinese bloggers claim it was due to a worker being beaten by security guards.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 24th 2012 at 4:32PM
Weekend roundup: Lenovo ThinkPad 2, Foxconn riot, Microsoft world record, new Twitter features

Weekend roundup: Lenovo ThinkPad 2, Foxconn riot, Microsoft world record, new Twitter features

NEWS

We take a look at what happened in the world of IT over the weekend.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 24th 2012 at 10:31AM
Leaked video shows Apple's revamped in-ear headphones, just in time for iPhone 5

Leaked video shows Apple's revamped in-ear headphones, just in time for iPhone 5

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A leaked video allegedly shows a redesigned pair of Apple in-ear headphones.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 3rd 2012 at 11:56AM
PCR top stories of the week

PCR top stories of the week

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We take a look at some of the top stories of the week, including the first customised Glaxay S3 in Canada and a new WoW patch.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 31st 2012 at 9:45AM

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Foxconn blames Nokia and Motorola for huge losses

Foxconn blames Nokia and Motorola for huge losses

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Foxconn International has put its worst-ever first-half net loss down to ‘sluggish orders’ from key clients, such as Nokia and Motorola.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 28th 2012 at 12:40PM
Target launches AFox graphics cards in the UK

Target launches AFox graphics cards in the UK

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AFox has chosen Target Components to distribute its range of graphics cards for the first time ever in the UK.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 29th 2012 at 11:26AM
Riot breaks out at Apple's Foxconn factory in China

Riot breaks out at Apple's Foxconn factory in China

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A thousand workers rioted at Foxconn’s iPhone factory in China earlier this week.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 7th 2012 at 12:46PM
Apple increases factory inspections

Apple increases factory inspections

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Apple has revealed in its 2012 supplier responsibility progress report that it has increased its inspection of factories in a bid to ensure better working conditions for suppliers’ employees. This ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jan 16th 2012 at 5:20PM