Trump hails $10B investment from Apple supplier Foxconn

Jul 27, 2017 - 11:24 AM

The businessman turned president made the announcement side by side with the Taiwanese tech giant s CEO Terry Gou as he tried to show his America First economic rhetoric is making a difference

US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Terry Gou (C), Chairman of Foxconn, an electronics supplier, during an announcement that the company will open a manufacturing facility in Wisconsin, during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, July 26, 2017. Saul Loeb/AFP

Taiwan Foxconn manager indicted for stealing thousands of iPhones

Dec 02, 2016 - 6:22 PM

The Taiwanese manager works in the testing department and instructs 8 employees at Foxconn s factory in Shenzhen to smuggle out about thousands of iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s units prosecutors say

FOXCONN. This picture taken on February 22, 2013 shows a young man walking past a Foxconn recruitment point in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong province. Photo by AFP

Apple suppliers, Taiwan stocks boosted on iPhone 7 reports

May 23, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Apple reportedly ordered at least 72 million units of the iPhone 7 according to a Taiwanese newspaper

epa04590278 Customers come out of an Apple Store in Beijing, China, 28 January 2015. Reports stated that Apple Inc. revenue in the fiscal first quarter ended 27 December in Greater China, which includes mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, rose 70 per cent from a year earlier to 16.1 billion dollars (14.1 billion euro). Apple is pushing to increase to 40 stores in Greater China by the middle of the year 2016. EPA/ROLEX DELA PENA

Nokia to make mobile, tablets comeback

May 18, 2016 - 7:53 PM

UPDATED Nokia will license its brand to HMD Global a new Finnish company which will produce phones and tablets for Nokia

Sharp posts full-year loss; Hon Hai executive to take helm

May 13, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The net loss of the Japanese electronics firm for fiscal year 2015 reaches 256 0 billion yen 2 3 billion

epa05300829 Sharp Corporation President Kozo Takahashi delivers a speech on the company's FY 2015 financial earnings in Tokyo, Japan, 12 May 2016. In red for the second year, the Japanese electronics maker reported a net loss of 255.97 billion yen (approx 2.1 billion Euro) and an operating loss of 161.97 billion yen (approx 1.3 billion Euro). EPA/CHRISTOPHER JUE

Taiwan's Hon Hai seals Sharp takeover for $3.5B

Mar 30, 2016 - 4:48 PM

3rd UPDATE It is the first foreign acquisition of a major Japanese electronics firm and comes after weeks of delays

FoxConn (Hon Hai) logo at their headquarters in Taiwan, and Sharp logo at the company's offices in Japan. File photos by EPA

Taiwan approves 'rich man's tax'

May 17, 2014 - 11:34 AM

It is expected to generate an extra Tw 65 billion more a year in revenue for the government

Apple plans August early launch for iPhone 6: report

May 09, 2014 - 4:48 PM

The Economic Daily News quotes unnamed sources saying Apple had acquired parts from various Taiwanese suppliers for an upcoming iPhone 6

A NEW IPHONE? Apple is reportedly releasing its newest version of the iPhone later this year. Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP

Tech companies donate to China relief

Apr 23, 2013 - 5:05 PM

Tech companies are stepping up to aid in China disaster relief

HELPING OTHERS. Medical and rescue personnel help an elderly man injured following an earthquake in southwest China’s Sichuan province. AFP photo/Xinhua News Agency

Sharp to suspend tie-up talks with Hon Hai: report

Feb 23, 2013 - 1:24 PM

Sharp plans to suspend tie up negotiations with Taiwan s Hon Hai and search for new capital partners

Takeaways from Forbes' 2013 mobile industry predictions

Jan 04, 2013 - 1:36 PM

There are a number of ways to parse the future of mobile and Forbes has a list of predictions for mobile s future

CHANGING INDUSTRY. The mobile industry is changing, and the future of mobile might be in these predictions.

Non-profit org criticizes Foxconn labor report

Nov 09, 2012 - 5:27 AM

Foxconn s factories are responsible for the production of Apple s iPhone 5 phones

FIGHTING WORDS. Economic Policy Institute slams a report on improvement at Foxconn factories.

Foxconn says it cannot meet demand for iPhone 5

Nov 08, 2012 - 4:05 PM

Taiwan s Foxconn has admitted that it cannot meet strong demand for Apple s new iPhone 5 due to difficulties in building the gadget