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Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014 at 2:48 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Google to Make Cheaper Robot Workers

Google to Make Cheaper Robot Workers

Google is using Apple's Tawainese supplier Foxconn to create robotics to replace Chinese workers demanding better conditions and higher wages. Read »

Monday, Jan 27, 2014 at 4:27 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Apple Supplier Foxconn May Build U.S. Plant

Apple Supplier Foxconn May Build U.S. Plant

Hon Hai Precision Industry, also known as Foxconn and one of Apple's largest suppliers, is deciding whether to build a U.S. manufacturing plant. Read »

Monday, Aug 26, 2013 at 6:18 AM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Google Buys Wearable Tech Patents from Apple Supplier

Google Buys Wearable Tech Patents from Apple Supplier

Google reportedly bought patents for wearable technology from one of the main companies in Apple's supply chain, Hon Hai Precision Industry. Read »

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 12:33 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Apple to Make Macs in Texas

Apple to Make Macs in Texas

Apple chief Tim Cook tells a U.S. Senate subcommittee that Apple will be creating U.S.-made Macs in Texas. Read »

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 6:54 AM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Foxconn Wants to Build Apple TV

Foxconn Wants to Build Apple TV

Taiwanese manufacturing giant Foxconn wants less reliance on Apple, but may want to build its Apple TV. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013 at 2:32 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Foxconn: Hiring Freeze Not Because of Less iPhone Demand

Foxconn: Hiring Freeze Not Because of Less iPhone Demand

Foxconn, one of Apple's biggest suppliers, said that it has a hiring freeze in place because of a large returning workforce and not because of reduced orders for the iPhone. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 10:45 AM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Apple Working on iPad Mini, Reports Say

Apple Working on iPad Mini, Reports Say

Apple is now manufacturing a mini-iPad at its Chinese supplier Pegatron that will be offered in October, a report says. Read »

Thursday, Jun 14, 2012 at 9:38 AM
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By Sajid Farooq

Foxconn Employee Jumps to His Death

Foxconn Employee Jumps to His Death

A Foxconn employee jumped to his death Wednesday, marking the first suicide at the notorious Apple supplier since the company began taking public steps to curb a rash of suicides at the Chinese factory. Read »

Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 10:54 AM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Apple and Foxconn to Share Costs on Improving Factories

Apple and Foxconn to Share Costs on Improving Factories

Apple and Foxconn will share initial costs for improving labor conditions in its Chinese factories. Read »

Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 2:33 PM
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By Jason Middleton

Foxconn CEO: What's Wrong with Sweatshops?

Foxconn CEO: What's Wrong with Sweatshops?

A seemingly rhetorical question is turned on its head -- and by the CEO of a company criticized for running (wait for it) sweatshops. Read »

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