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Fortune
Another Southeast Asian iPhone Supplier Is Making Headlines for Labor Abusesof 293 hours of work in March. 4.” The Wall Street Journal reports Apple shift
Another Southeast Asian iPhone Supplier Is Making Headlines for Labor Abuses
Fortune / Posted 10 hours ago
of 293 hours of work in March. 4.” The Wall Street Journal reports Apple shifted some of its iPhone supply chain from Foxconn to Pegatron in 2013 shortly after Chief Executive Tim Cook’s tenure began. Prior to Cook, Foxconn virtually... Read more
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PC Advisor
One iPhone 8 model will have a Samsung-esque curved screento be Apple's sole OLED supplier next year but it will be unable to meet demand
One iPhone 8 model will have a Samsung-esque curved screen
PC Advisor / Posted 17 hours ago
to be Apple's sole OLED supplier next year but it will be unable to meet demand for its customers and its own phones. Foxconn, Apple's regular manufacturer, has supposedly been working on developing glass casing technology with the aim of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Chinese investors go head to head with traditional investors in investing in Indiaabout $680 million in Paytm, at a reported valuation of $3.4 billion. It has al
Chinese investors go head to head with traditional investors in investing in India
Business Standard India / Posted 20 hours ago
about $680 million in Paytm, at a reported valuation of $3.4 billion. It has also invested alongside other investors like Foxconn and Softbank in a $500-million round in Snapdeal at a reported $5-billion valuation. According to data from research... Read more
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Quartz
Apple is under fire for “excessive overtime” and illegal working conditions in another Chinese factoryfor lunch or dinner, almost an hour a day is wasted. Interns making Apple prod
Apple is under fire for “excessive overtime” and illegal working conditions in another Chinese factory
Quartz / Posted yesterday
for lunch or dinner, almost an hour a day is wasted. Interns making Apple products are being overworked as well. Supplier Foxconn admitted to violating a ban on intern overtime three years ago. This report shows Pegatron, too, overworked the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Snapdeal raises $21 million from Luxembourg-registered investor Clouse SAthrough this transaction. This round, the size of which has not been capped by
Snapdeal raises $21 million from Luxembourg-registered investor Clouse SA
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
through this transaction. This round, the size of which has not been capped by the company, is not part of SoftBank Corp, Foxconn and Alibaba Group-backed Snapdeal's efforts to raise money for Freecharge. That fund raising effort, which was first... Read more
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Business Standard India
A new unicornthe SoftBank Group who participated in the funding round, Hike also received in
A new unicorn
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
the SoftBank Group who participated in the funding round, Hike also received investments from China's Tencent and Taiwan's Foxconn. Other Indian unicorns range across multiple spaces indicating the depth and potential of India's e-markets. The list... Read more
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Mashable
5 things you need to know about the world's fastest growing smartphone marketwhich is going through a terribly rough patch in China, sees India as a bright
5 things you need to know about the world's fastest growing smartphone market
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
which is going through a terribly rough patch in China, sees India as a bright spot where it is registering annual growth. Foxconn, the world's largest contract manufacturer has already set up manufacturing plants here with plans to have multiple... Read more
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Digi Times
China-based selfie app vendor Meitu plans IPO in HK, says paperrespectively. However, the company may not be able to start generating profits
China-based selfie app vendor Meitu plans IPO in HK, says paper
Digi Times / Posted 3 days ago
respectively. However, the company may not be able to start generating profits until 2017, said the paper. Meitu's investors include Tiger Global Management (11%), IDG Capital Partners (9%), Innovation Works (3.8%) and Foxconn Electronics... Read more
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The Economic Times
The dot-com deadpool is back as India's tech boom turns to bustfor success," said Ravi Gururaj, founder of QikPod, a Bangalore-based parcel lo
The dot-com deadpool is back as India's tech boom turns to bust
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
for success," said Ravi Gururaj, founder of QikPod, a Bangalore-based parcel locker startup backed by Accel Partners and Foxconn Technology Group. Tracxn identifies candidates for the Deadpool by tracking multiple metrics including shrinking... Read more
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PC Advisor
One iPhone 8 model will have a Samsung-esque curved screento be Apple's sole OLED supplier next year but it will be unable to meet demand
One iPhone 8 model will have a Samsung-esque curved screen
PC Advisor / Posted 3 days ago
to be Apple's sole OLED supplier next year but it will be unable to meet demand for its customers and its own phones. Foxconn, Apple's regular manufacturer, has supposedly been working on developing glass casing technology with the aim of... Read more
11 related stories
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The Economic Times
Tata's $300 million venture fund plans to invest in startupsroped in a set of financial and strategic investors last year, including the Ta
Tata's $300 million venture fund plans to invest in startups
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
roped in a set of financial and strategic investors last year, including the Taiwanese manufacturer of Apple iPhones, Foxconn, Silicon Valley venture fund Accel Partners, Flipkart and Delhivery .These investors had put $9 million into Qikpod,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Is Hike Messenger worth the hype and $1.4 billion?in China on WeChat. As Hike scales up, it is betting on its investors sharing
Is Hike Messenger worth the hype and $1.4 billion?
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
in China on WeChat. As Hike scales up, it is betting on its investors sharing knowhow and helping grow the platform. As Foxconn, one of its investors, expands manufacturing in India, Hike could be bundled in the bouquet of apps on Android... Read more
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The Economic Times
Here is why founders double up as HR heads in their startupswhose startup last week announced a $175-million funding from Chinese Internet
Here is why founders double up as HR heads in their startups
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
whose startup last week announced a $175-million funding from Chinese Internet giant Tencent and Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn, at a valuation of $1.4 billion. "Getting brilliant people to join a startup and then to get them to perform based... Read more
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The Register
Sharp's new CEO warns of job losses amid 'optimization'the consumer electronics company amid a broader restructure. Tai Jeng-wu now h
Sharp's new CEO warns of job losses amid 'optimization'
The Register / Posted 4 days ago
the consumer electronics company amid a broader restructure. Tai Jeng-wu now heads the company following the takeover by Foxconn for $3.8bn, which saw the giant take a 66 per cent ownership stake. The job losses have long been rumored, and... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Apple’s high-end 2017 iPhone to have curved OLED display – MacDailyNewsits handsets next year. The Nikkei Asian Review reported earlier in August that
Apple’s high-end 2017 iPhone to have curved OLED display – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 4 days ago
its handsets next year. The Nikkei Asian Review reported earlier in August that Hon Hai Precision Industry, also known as Foxconn Technology Group, has been developing glass casing technology since last year in the hope of winning orders from... Read more
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Business Standard India
Gionee to invest Rs 500 crsaid Arvind Vohra, its India managing director. The company currently assembles
Gionee to invest Rs 500 cr
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
said Arvind Vohra, its India managing director. The company currently assembles smartphones in partnerships with Foxconn and Dixon. About 60 per cent of the devices are made in India. With its own unit (targeted capacity of 30 million... Read more
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The Economic Times
Gionee to invest Rs 500 crore to set up manufacturing plant in Indiadirector Arvind Vohra said. Gionee presently assembles more than half of its p
Gionee to invest Rs 500 crore to set up manufacturing plant in India
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
director Arvind Vohra said. Gionee presently assembles more than half of its phones through contract manufacturers Foxconn and Dixon. Plans to set up its own manufacturing facility may take a couple of years to fructify, Vohra... Read more
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iLounge
Apple investigating after two Foxconn employees died last week Apple partner Foxconn said two workers at one of its manufacturing facilities
Apple investigating after two Foxconn employees died last week
iLounge / Posted 4 days ago
Apple partner Foxconn said two workers at one of its manufacturing facilities died last week, The Wall Street Journal reports. A 31-year-old employee at the Zhengzhou plant that... Read more
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The Economic Times
Gionee to invest Rs500 crore to set up manufacturing plant in Indiadirector Arvind Vohra said. Gionee presently assembles more than half of its p
Gionee to invest Rs500 crore to set up manufacturing plant in India
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
director Arvind Vohra said. Gionee presently assembles more than half of its phones through contract manufacturers Foxconn and Dixon. Plans to set up its own manufacturing facility may take a couple of years to fructify, Vohra... Read more
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International Business Times
Foxconn confirms deaths of two employees based at China iPhone plantFoxconn, manufacturer to the likes of Apple and Samsung, has confirmed that two
Foxconn confirms deaths of two employees based at China iPhone plant
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
Foxconn, manufacturer to the likes of Apple and Samsung, has confirmed that two of its employees at its China factory have died in unrelated incidents – one of which occurred close by one of its factories. The Taiwanese consumer electronics... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
How Abusive Employers Combined With Job Insecurity Lead to Suicidesmajority of employees cry at work. Note the claim in the article about elevate
How Abusive Employers Combined With Job Insecurity Lead to Suicides
Naked Capitalism / Posted 4 days ago
majority of employees cry at work. Note the claim in the article about elevated suicide rates at Apple supplier Foxconn is contested; some contend that statistically, its rate of suicides is no higher than for other employers. However,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Foxconn says two employees at China plant died; cooperating with investigationsTAIPEI: Foxconn, which assembles Apple Inc products, said on Monday two workers
Foxconn says two employees at China plant died; cooperating with investigations
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
TAIPEI: Foxconn, which assembles Apple Inc products, said on Monday two workers at its manufacturing facilities in China died last week, even as the company made efforts to improve labour conditions that came under scrutiny after a spate of suicides... Read more
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Reuters
Valeant hires Zoetis's Paul Herendeen as CFOFoxconn says two employees at China plant died; cooperating with investigations
Valeant hires Zoetis's Paul Herendeen as CFO
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
Foxconn says two employees at China plant died; cooperating with investigations TAIPEI Foxconn, which assembles Apple Inc products, said on Monday two workers at its manufacturing facilities in China died last week, even as the company made efforts... Read more
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Reuters
Foxconn says two employees at China plant died; cooperating with investigationsThe logo of Foxconn, the trading name of Hon Hai Precision Industry, is seen on
Foxconn says two employees at China plant died; cooperating with investigations
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
The logo of Foxconn, the trading name of Hon Hai Precision Industry, is seen on top of the company's headquarters in New Taipei City, Taiwan March 29, 2016. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo TAIPEI Foxconn, which assembles Apple Inc products, said on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Foxconn says two employees at China plant died; cooperating with investigationsTAIPEI: Foxconn, which assembles Apple Inc products, said on Monday two workers
Foxconn says two employees at China plant died; cooperating with investigations
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
TAIPEI: Foxconn, which assembles Apple Inc products, said on Monday two workers at its manufacturing facilities in China died last week, even as the company made efforts to improve labor conditions that came under scrutiny after a spate of suicides... Read more
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Business Standard India
Gionee to spend Rs 400 crore on marketingmarket share from around five per cent to seven to 10 per cent by March next ye
Gionee to spend Rs 400 crore on marketing
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
market share from around five per cent to seven to 10 per cent by March next year. In India, Gionee has partnerships with Foxconn and Dixon to assemble its smartphones. He said the company plans to set up its own manufacturing unit in the next... Read more
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PC Advisor
iPhone 7 names 'confirmed' with Pro model actually the PlusWill the base model finally be 32GB? However, while the dual-camera seem like
iPhone 7 names 'confirmed' with Pro model actually the Plus
PC Advisor / Posted 4 days ago
Will the base model finally be 32GB? However, while the dual-camera seem like a certainty, a Weibo user citing sources at Foxconn (Apple's manufacturing partner) says that workers have been told the dual-camera technology is too immature to... Read more
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PollutionOnline
Apple Announces Environmental Progress In China & Applauds Supplier Commitment To Clean Energyin the coming years, avoiding over 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas pol
Apple Announces Environmental Progress In China & Applauds Supplier Commitment To Clean Energy
PollutionOnline / Posted 4 days ago
in the coming years, avoiding over 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas pollution in the country between now and 2020. Foxconn committed in October to construct 400 megawatts of solar, starting in Henan province, by 2018. The manufacturer is... Read more
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Market Watch
Sharp to cut workforce in large-scale turnaround push by new CEObrand’s image as a global provider of innovative consumer electronics, the comp
Sharp to cut workforce in large-scale turnaround push by new CEO
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
brand’s image as a global provider of innovative consumer electronics, the company’s new chief executive said Monday. Tai, Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou’s right-hand man, took over from Kozo Takahashi when the ¥388.8 billion ($3.9 billion) deal to... Read more
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Digi Times
Foxconn investment in Sharp may hike IGZO penetrationDigitimes Research: Jessie Lin, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Monday 22 August
Foxconn investment in Sharp may hike IGZO penetration
Digi Times / Posted 4 days ago
Digitimes Research: Jessie Lin, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Monday 22 August 2016] While production for LCD panels on IGZO (indium gallium zinc oxide) TFT back planes is still relatively small,... Read more
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Market Watch
Recent deaths reopen scrutiny of Foxconn working conditionsEarly one day last week, a 31-year-old man finished his night shift on an iPhon
Recent deaths reopen scrutiny of Foxconn working conditions
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
Early one day last week, a 31-year-old man finished his night shift on an iPhone assembly line, climbed to the top floor of Foxconn Technology Group’s L03 production building and leapt to his death. He had been on the job for a month. The next day,... Read more
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New Kerala
Hike Messenger raises USD 175 mn led by Tencent, others - newkerala.com #108018platform Hike Messenger has announced USD 175 million fund raising in a new rou
Hike Messenger raises USD 175 mn led by Tencent, others - newkerala.com #108018
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
platform Hike Messenger has announced USD 175 million fund raising in a new round of funding led by Tencent Holdings and Foxconn Technology Group. This has been the fourth venture capital round and the biggest so far for Hike, which is founded by... Read more
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The China Post
Hon Hai says it's committed to clean initiatives in Chinafor a clean environment by reducing waste and creating renewable energy. Apple
Hon Hai says it's committed to clean initiatives in China
The China Post / Posted 6 days ago
for a clean environment by reducing waste and creating renewable energy. Apple said that Hon Hai, also known as Foxconn outside Taiwan, is among the 14 final assemblers of the U.S. high-tech firm in China which are now all compliant with... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Apple Demanding Cost Cuts From Suppliers After 30% Plunge In Orders: Digitimesearlier. Major downstream suppliers, notably Advanced Semiconductor Engineerin
Apple Demanding Cost Cuts From Suppliers After 30% Plunge In Orders: Digitimes
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
earlier. Major downstream suppliers, notably Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and associated companies under the Foxconn Group, have replied Apple that they could not be able to accept orders without reasonable profits at this... Read more
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Digi Times
Taiwan makers reluctant to yield to Apple requests to lower quotesearlier. Major downstream suppliers, notably Advanced Semiconductor Engineerin
Taiwan makers reluctant to yield to Apple requests to lower quotes
Digi Times / Posted 8 days ago
earlier. Major downstream suppliers, notably Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and associated companies under the Foxconn Group, have replied Apple that they could not be able to accept orders without reasonable profits at this... Read more
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Business Standard India
Newsmaker: Kavin Mittalmillion from its existing shareholders, Bharti SoftBank and Tiger Global, and n
Newsmaker: Kavin Mittal
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
million from its existing shareholders, Bharti SoftBank and Tiger Global, and new investors, Tencent Holdings of China and Foxconn of Taiwan, at a valuation of $1.4 billion. Kavin Mittal, the 28-year-old founder and chief executive of Hike, wants... Read more
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PC Advisor
iPhone 7 names 'confirmed'Will the base model finally be 32GB? However, while the dual-camera seem like
iPhone 7 names 'confirmed'
PC Advisor / Posted 8 days ago
Will the base model finally be 32GB? However, while the dual-camera seem like a certainty, a Weibo user citing sources at Foxconn (Apple's manufacturing partner) says that workers have been told the dual-camera technology is too immature to... Read more
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Fortune
Nokia Just Slashed the Price of Its OZO Virtual Reality Cameraknown for its once-dominant phone business which it sold to Microsoftmsft in 20
Nokia Just Slashed the Price of Its OZO Virtual Reality Camera
Fortune / Posted 8 days ago
known for its once-dominant phone business which it sold to Microsoftmsft in 2014, is also bringing its name back to the handset market after a new company backed by its former executives teamed up with Foxconn to buy the rights t... Read more
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International Business Times
Nokia expected to unveil Android phones and tablets in Q4 2016Oy, the global licensee of Nokia brand for mobile devices, will design new Noki
Nokia expected to unveil Android phones and tablets in Q4 2016
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
Oy, the global licensee of Nokia brand for mobile devices, will design new Nokia phones that would then be manufactured by Foxconn. While Nokia is yet to provide details about the handsets, speculations suggest Nokia is planning a comeback into the... Read more
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PC Advisor
Ever decreasing stock for the Apple Watch, suggesting the Watch 2 is imminent.Watch. "With a plan to release a second-generation Apple Watch in 2016, Apple i
Ever decreasing stock for the Apple Watch, suggesting the Watch 2 is imminent.
PC Advisor / Posted 8 days ago
Watch. "With a plan to release a second-generation Apple Watch in 2016, Apple is currently talking to Inventec, Wistron and Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to seek another manufacturer aside from Quanta Computer," it reports.Podcast... Read more
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Digi Times
Semi equipment maker Foxsemicon sees earnings up over 80% on quarter in 2Q16[Thursday 18 August 2016] Semiconductor and solar equipment maker Foxsemicon I
Semi equipment maker Foxsemicon sees earnings up over 80% on quarter in 2Q16
Digi Times / Posted 8 days ago
[Thursday 18 August 2016] Semiconductor and solar equipment maker Foxsemicon Integrated Technology, an affiliate of the Foxconn Group, has reported net profits of NT$139 million (US$4.42 million) for the second quarter of 2016, increasing 83%... Read more
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Business Standard India
Hike vs WhatsApp: How the desi messaging app stacks upof funding at a valuation of $1.4 billion from investors, including Chinese int
Hike vs WhatsApp: How the desi messaging app stacks up
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
of funding at a valuation of $1.4 billion from investors, including Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings and Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group. While Hike has reason to celebrate, with $250 million raised so far, it still has to contend with... Read more
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Technode
Shenzhen's Small Factories Partner With Startups As Manufacturing Costs Riseproduce small batches of products ranging from hundreds of units to thousands.
Shenzhen's Small Factories Partner With Startups As Manufacturing Costs Rise
Technode / Posted 9 days ago
produce small batches of products ranging from hundreds of units to thousands. Compare that with manufacturing giants like Foxconn and Flextronics, whose facilities are designed to output hundreds of thousands of units per day. “You have to... Read more
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Japan Today
Lights off, hold the elevator - Japan Inc's answer to the rising yen ‹ Japan Today1.12 trillion yen pain inflicted by the yen’s recent gains. At electronics com
Lights off, hold the elevator - Japan Inc's answer to the rising yen ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 9 days ago
1.12 trillion yen pain inflicted by the yen’s recent gains. At electronics company Sharp, recently acquired by Taiwan’s Foxconn, measures to take the heat out of the currency gains include putting the heat on staff - workers are not allowed to... Read more
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Raw Story
Workplace suicides are sharply on the rise in the globalized economyon their employees. The suicides at France Télécom preceded another well-public
Workplace suicides are sharply on the rise in the globalized economy
Raw Story / Posted 9 days ago
on their employees. The suicides at France Télécom preceded another well-publicised case in a large multinational company – Foxconn Technology Group in China – where 18 young migrant workers aged between 17 and 25 attempted suicide at one of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Snapdeal shuts Exclusively.com; To undertake strategic review of its investmentscategory. In June earlier this year, Exclusively.com had also launched its mob
Snapdeal shuts Exclusively.com; To undertake strategic review of its investments
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
category. In June earlier this year, Exclusively.com had also launched its mobile app. Additionally, the SoftBank Corp, Foxconn and Alibaba Group-backed company is also believed to be undertaking a strategic review of its investments, including... Read more
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Macworld
Apple steps up environmental efforts in ChinaJanuary 2015, 140,000 metric tons of waste have been spared from landfills. Tw
Apple steps up environmental efforts in China
Macworld / Posted 9 days ago
January 2015, 140,000 metric tons of waste have been spared from landfills. Two assembly sites run by Apple’s contractor Foxconn, in Guanlan and Taiyuan, were the first in China to receive the Zero Waste to Landfill certification. Additionally,... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Apple announces environmental progress in China; applauds supplier commitment to clean energy – MacDailyNewsin the coming years, avoiding over 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas pol
Apple announces environmental progress in China; applauds supplier commitment to clean energy – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 9 days ago
in the coming years, avoiding over 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas pollution in the country between now and 2020. Foxconn committed in October to construct 400 megawatts of solar, starting in Henan province, by 2018. The manufacturer is... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Apple goes green, company commits to zero environmental waste in Chinathat Apple uses,” Jackson said. “All the factories submitted plans to get the v
Apple goes green, company commits to zero environmental waste in China
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
that Apple uses,” Jackson said. “All the factories submitted plans to get the verification.” One of Apple’s top suppliers, Foxconn saw its two sites, one in Shenzhen, southern China’s Guangdong Province, and the other in Taiyuan, northern China’s... Read more
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PC Advisor
iPhone 7 Pro now the only large iPhone we'll see in September, but it could come later than expectediPhone 7 Plus will be both waterproof and feature wireless charging. A slide on
iPhone 7 Pro now the only large iPhone we'll see in September, but it could come later than expected
PC Advisor / Posted 9 days ago
iPhone 7 Plus will be both waterproof and feature wireless charging. A slide on My Drivers shown by Apple's manufacturer, Foxconn, supposedly reveals this and we assume that if there is a Pro model then it too will have these features. As... Read more
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