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Wisconsin just denied Apple’s biggest supplier a huge tax break after the company failed to build a factory that promised to bring thousands of jobs to the state

Wisconsin has rejected Foxconn’s application for tax subsidies on the grounds that the electronics manufacturer has not built the factory that it had promised, The Verge reported Monday. The company made a deal with the state in 2017 to build a facility that would produce large-screen TV displays and said […]
Wisconsin just denied Apple’s biggest supplier a huge tax break after the company failed to build a factory that promised to bring thousands of jobs to the state
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The CEO of the largest iPhone manufacturer reportedly predicted that China would no longer be the ‘world’s factory’ due to Trump’s trade war

Foxconn Chairman Young Liu said Trump’s trade war against China meant its “days as the world’s factory are done,”Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Foxconn, the largest iPhone maker, said it planned to diversify production lines to avoid tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on Chinese-made goods, according to Bloomberg. Liu told Bloomberg […]
The CEO of the largest iPhone manufacturer reportedly predicted that China would no longer be the ‘world’s factory’ due to Trump’s trade war
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The largest iPhone maker in China has reopened, and it’s taking extreme lengths to stop the spread of coronavirus, like barring workers from facing each other in the cafeteria

Foxconn Technology Group, Apple’s largest manufacturing partner, has reopened its factories in China and is imposing strict measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Taiwanese company is determined to stay on schedule for a fall iPhone launch, according to a Washington Post report. Foxconn produces 2 million surgical masks […]
The largest iPhone maker in China has reopened, and it’s taking extreme lengths to stop the spread of coronavirus, like barring workers from facing each other in the cafeteria
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The world’s biggest iPhone maker plans to start making ventilators

Foxconn, Apple’s biggest manufacturing partner for the iPhone, plans to start building ventilators. The CEO of the medical tech firm Medtronic told CNBC on Monday that Foxconn had partnered with Medtronic to start making ventilators “within the next four to six weeks” at its factory in Wisconsin. Earlier this year, […]
The world’s biggest iPhone maker plans to start making ventilators
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Apple benefits from forced Uighur labour at its iPhone supplier factories in China, according to an explosive new report

Apple suppliers in China use Uighur workers forcibly displaced by the Chinese government, according to a wide-ranging report from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI). ASPI estimates 80,000 Uighurs have been transferred to factories across China as part of the Chinese government’s persecution of the country’s minority population. The report […]
Apple benefits from forced Uighur labour at its iPhone supplier factories in China, according to an explosive new report
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The world’s biggest iPhone factory is reportedly offering $1,000 bonuses to lure workers after being shut down over coronavirus

After closing its factories amid the coronavirus outbreak, iPhone maker Foxconn is starting to gradually re-open its facilities. In an effort to attract new workers Foxconn is offering bonuses of 7,000 yuan ($US995) following the shutdown, the South China Morning Post reports. Returning Foxconn workers have also been offered bonuses […]
The world’s biggest iPhone factory is reportedly offering $1,000 bonuses to lure workers after being shut down over coronavirus