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Foxconn buys minority stake in camera maker GoPro

Foxconn, known for helping Apple and a number of other large companies manufacture goods, has extended their supplier roots by purchasing a minority stake in camera maker GoPro. The agreement will see Foxconn hand over roughly $200 million for an…

Foxconn purportedly 'testing' 46 to 55-inch Apple TVs

Last week there were reports (read: rumors) of Foxconn and Sharp testing devices which may be destined to become Apple-branded televisions. Adding more detail to those rumors, a new report published by a Taiwanese news outlet indicates those pre-production televisions…

iPad mini production ramping up ahead of October launch

Apple’s much-rumored iPad mini is set for release before Christmas, according to the latest rumors coming from Focus Taiwan. The publication cites an analyst working for British bank Barclays PLC who believes Pegatron will build and ship 3 million of the…

Foxconn raises wages 16% and reduces new employee probation time

Foxconn has once again raised employee wages in an effort to improve working conditions and help recruit workers at a factory in Zhengzhou, Henan province of China. Furthermore, the company has reduced the probation period for entry-level works from six…

FLA: Working conditions at Foxconn factories have improved

An independent report (PDF) by the Fair Labor Association (FLA) has concluded that work and safety conditions have improved at many of Foxconn’s factories, with 79% of the remedial actions suggested in their initial assessment now completed. The changes come in…

Foxconn readies fanless Atom/Brazos Nano PCs for September

First unveiled in May, Foxconn has announced that its fanless nettops will finally ship in September after a brief delay possibly related to the cancellation of Intel's Atom D2700 processor, which was originally expected to appear in one of the models. The Nano PC will be available in two variants...