Apple leans on its suppliers
Published in News


Cut your prices to keep our ridiculous margins

Those suppliers who thought they were onto a good thing scoring a contract with Apple might be starting to regret it.

Foxconn replaces 60,000 workers with robots
Published in Mobiles


Until the new iPhone makers start killing themslves


Foxconn has finally resolved the problem of labourers working on the iPhone trying to kill themselves by replacing 60,000 of them with robots.

Microsoft sells Nokia to Foxconn
Published in Mobiles


Pretty much as we predicted

Microsoft has confirmed that it is selling its featurephone business to manufacturing company Foxconn for $350 million.

Microsoft might flog Lumia to Foxconn
Published in Mobiles


Feature phone surrender


There is an interesting rumour circulating which suggests that Microsoft looking to shut down Lumia smartphone business and sell Nokia brand to Foxconn.

Foxconn denies tax evasion
Published in News


Caught up in Panama

Apple’s favourite business partner appears to have caught up in an accusaion that it is following the fruity cargo cult’s habit of hiding income in off-shore operations.

Falling iPhone sales hit Foxconn’s bottom line
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Apple addiction causing a few problems

Foxconn saw its net profit fall as interest in it is key partner, Apple, falls.

Foxconn buys Sharp
Published in News
30 March 2016

Foxconn buys Sharp


Reduced the price

After much messing around, Foxconn has finally agreed to buy Sharp at a 20 per cent discount.

Sharp warns on profits as Foxconn deal drags on
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Foxconn expected to lower its offer

Sharp has warned that its annual earnings were likely to fall short of its official guidance citing a slowing China market just as Foxconn is expected to lower its offer for the loss-making Japanese display maker.

Foxconn bails out Sharp
Published in News
25 February 2016

Foxconn bails out Sharp


Writes $5.8 billion cheque

Sharp has accepted Foxconn's offer and will be acquired for $5.8 billion.

Foxconn to take over Sharp
Published in News


Wants a Sharp note before it goes flat

Foxconn is certain to pay more than $5 billion to get Sharp and its display business.