A recent report has stated that Foxconn has laid off over 60,000 factory workers. This is reportedly to prepare the company for automation, and then introduce robots to do repetitive tasks.
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After rumors started swirling a few days ago, it now looks like things are becoming official and that Microsoft will indeed sell its feature phone business, and the licensed Nokia name to Foxconn.
Microsoft is reportedly planning to discontinue its Nokia line of feature phones, licensing the brand to Foxconn. Microsoft has the rights to use the Nokia brand for feature phones until 2024.
Reports say Sharp's board have agreed for the company to be taken over by Taiwan's Foxconn, bringing an end to years of financial uncertainty and marking one of the largest deals in Japanese history.
On Sunday, a Foxconn facility in Zhengzhou, China caught fire where luckily no one was injured. Foxconn has made a statement that the blaze will not impact manufacturing.
Electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn has allegedly offered $5.1 billion to purchase Japanese tech company Sharp. The bid comes after reports of Sharp's failed attempts to earn revenue.
The Taiwanese manufacturing giant is not keen on quickly automating its factories, as the process is not only proving to be difficult, but it can also cause "employment concerns".
After huge cuts to its phone division last week, it seems Microsoft may be planning to outsource at least part of its handset manufacturing, and is said to be close to a deal with Foxconn in India.
Despite Nokia's recent claim that it has "no plans" to return to the phone business, its CEO now says that new Nokia handsets are coming in 2016, when an existing agreement with Microsoft expires.
Nokia opened pre-orders for its new Android tablet yesterday - but it has already sold out, with all 20,000 available units being snapped up in 4 minutes, and a waiting list of over 560,000 customers.
Nokia unveiled its new Android tablet last month with a $250 price tag, promising that it will go on sale in Q1 2015 - and it seems that it could launch in its first market, China, in just two weeks.
It seems Apple learned a thing or two after its experiment to bring a 'low cost' iPhone for the masses which wasn't actually that much cheaper at all. Now the 5c will fade into history, very soon.
Apple CEO Tim Cook took time out to meet the workers on the assembly lines of the iPhone 6 and other devices during his stay in China, ahead of a planned expansion of the workforce at that plant.
It seems Foxconn is once again in the public's eye thanks to the way they treat their workers. Employees are protesting for higher wages and better conditions at one of the company's plants.
A Foxconn worker has been detained by police, accused of smuggling numerous iPhone 6 handset shells out of a factory in China, and selling them to a third party for around $160 each.
Mass production of the next generation 4.7 inch iPhone will begin as early as this month, and the 5.5 inch variant will enter production in August, according to reports from local news.
According to CEO Terry Gou, Foxconn plans to deploy robots on their factory assembly lines, which produce devices like the iPhone, in order to cut costs and replace human workers.
Terry Gou, CEO of Foxconn, has blamed outside factors such as bad breakups, financial and/or family problems as the reason for the run of 24, attempted or otherwise successful, suicides.
A recent report claims that Foxconn, known to have relations with Apple, is seeking 100,000 new workers for the production of the iPhone 6. Foxconn is reportedly taking 70% of the entire production.
A new report has revealed that Foxconn has sold considerable number of communication patents to Google for an undisclosed amount of money recently, as Google looks towards strengthening its portfolio.
New images show what may be the next generation iPhone being manufactured at Foxconn. It features a new chassis and space for a considerably larger display, but are the photos legitimate?
Microsoft says it's added nine hardware partners to Windows Phone, so we've taken a look at the new additions - including LG, ZTE, Lenovo... and some unfamiliar names such as Longcheer and Gionee.
Chinese ODM Foxconn has revealed that it has shipped over one million units of the iPhone 5s to China Mobile ahead of the smartphone's launch on Friday on the world's largest mobile network.
BlackBerry's latest financial report paints another bleak picture for the company, with a massive slide in revenues and a quarterly loss of $4.4bn, and sales of just 1.1m BlackBerry 10 handsets.
Two and a half months after the iPhone 5s became available worldwide, an analyst is finding after surveying 60 retail stores, that Apple can now boast 100 percent availability of stock for the phone.
The future of the bright, bubbly, vibrant, colourful iPhone 5c has just taken another hit, with production halting in one Foxconn factory, with production switching to the more premium iPhone 5s.
As shipments continue to go out for the PS4, many of the consoles are DOA with the "pulsating blue light" being the most common. Now a Foxconn intern claims the consoles were deliberately sabotaged.
Analyst Masahiko Ishino claims Samsung will produce graphic processing units for Apple's rumoured 65-inch TV's. LG and Corning are also expected to supply crystal liquid displays and Gorilla Glass.
Foxconn and UniMicron, two of the biggest manufacturing bodies in the electronics industry, are facing investigation by Chinese authorities over claims of polluting rivers with toxic metals.
Reports suggest that Mozilla will jointly announce the first Firefox OS tablet on June 3 with Hon Hai, the parent company of Foxconn, which builds devices for Apple and numerous other tech brands.
A new rumor claims to have identified some of the parts suppliers for Microsoft's next Xbox game console, along with word that mass shipments of the device should start in the third quarter of 2013.
Microsoft has announced it has entered a patent licensing deal with Foxconn's parent company. The company will now receive royalty payments for every Android and Chrome OS device manufactured there.
Foxconn, the world's largest electronics manufacturer, has been targeted by an iOS game which was pulled by Apple less than an hour after it was published to the store for others to download.
Apple's newest iPhone may have sold 5 million phones in a weekend, but concerns are being raised over the aluminium used for the back of the device as it reportedly scratches too easily.
Reports of the strike at a Foxconn factory are inaccurate, according to company officials. More employees have been added, and workers have been given overtime for working the holiday.
A new report claims that 3,000 to 4,000 workers at an Foxconn iPhone 5 plant in China went on strike today, claiming that the plants were "in a state of paralysis for the entire day."
Workers at a Foxconn facility began rioting yesterday after security guards struck an employee. The riot reportedly involved more 1,000 people and left 40 injured, although there were no deaths.
A friend of a friend who works at a Foxconn plant in China got to play with an iPhone 5 (prototype) and has made few images of it, as well as a video of it booting, confirming what we already knew.
Foxconn's chairman has harsh fighting words for Samsung as it plans key alliances to counter its Korean rival on the display panel and mobile businesses.
Foxconn is back in the news, this time after hundreds of its employees not only helped a thief get away from two security guards calling out for help, but then rioted causing further damage.
A new report via unnamed sources claims that a trial production run of Apple's rumored and upcoming television product has now started at a Foxconn plant in China.
Foxconn has now issued a statement refuting earlier reports that the CEO of the company said that Foxconn was preparing to make the rumored Apple iTV television sets.
Oft-rumoured, but still unseen, the existence of Apple's new HDTV set - commonly referred to as the 'iTV' - has finally been confirmed by the company's principal manufacturing partner, Foxconn.
A protest over wages was held at a Chinese Foxconn plant on Friday, with some employees reportedly threatening to jump off a building. Foxconn claims the workers' issues have since been resolved.
According to the head of human resources at Foxconn's Taiyuan factory, the iPhone 5 will be released around October, as originally reported by South Korea's Maeil Business Newspaper.
While Apple has been public of late in offering audit reports of the factories that make its products, Microsoft is one of the few tech companies that offers public info on its vendor worker rights.
A report from the Fair Labor Association claims it recorded numerous violations of worker law rights at Foxconn plants that make products for Apple. Foxconn has agreed to make changes for its workers.
The acclaimed public radio show This American Life has retracted a January episode on Apple and Foxconn's worker treatment, saying that it has discovered "significant fabrications" in the report.
ABC News has become the first news media outlet allowed inside a Foxconn factory where workers make devices such as Apple's iPad. The full report will be shown on ABC News Nightline on Tuesday.
The CEO of the watchdog group the Fair Labor Association has said that the organization has discovered "tons of issues" while auditing one of Foxconn's manufacturing plants in China.