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August 20, 2020  

Apple reaches $2T market value as tech fortunes soar

Comes amid a devastating pandemic that has shoved the economy into a deep recession and caused unemployment rates to soar.

News General Technology
February 18, 2020  

Apple warns China virus will cut iPhone production, sales

Manufacturing facilities are outside Hubei province, all have been reopened but production is ramping up slowly.

News Manufacturing Economy General
January 3, 2019  

Waning iPhone demand highlights consumer anxiety in China

Brands from Ford to jeweler already have reported abrupt declines in sales.

News Electronics General
December 10, 2018  

Chinese court bans some iPhones over Qualcomm dispute

Qualcomm says the ban covers iPhones 6S through X.

News Electronics General
September 24, 2018  

Apple, Salesforce teaming up on mobile apps for business

New business apps exclusively for iPhone and iPad.

News Electronics General
July 11, 2018  

How Apple’s app store changed our world

The app store is now the fasting growing part of Apple’s gigantic business.

News Electronics Manufacturing General Technology
September 11, 2017  

Apple tests the bounds of iPhone love with a $1,000 model

Rumoured to feature a sharper OLED screen that extends from edge to edge of the device.

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August 21, 2017  

Democrat ‘incredibly frustrated’ with leader over Foxconn

Barca was one of three Democrats to vote for a $3 billion tax incentive package for Foxconn Technology Group Aug. 17.

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August 9, 2017  

Wisconsin wouldn’t break even on Foxconn incentives for 25 years

Governor bill would hand the company up to $2.85 billion in tax credits, based on the number on the number of jobs generated.

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August 2, 2017  

Foxconn steering clear of Trump’s $30 billion investment claim

US President says Foxconn’s CEO told him of plans to invest $30 billion across the US was “off the record,” company won’t confirm details.

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July 26, 2017  

Trump to announce Foxconn plant in Wisconsin

The iPhone assembler revealed plans to invest in a $7 billion plant that would employ 5,000 workers in January.

News Electronics Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
July 21, 2017  

Wisconsin working on incentives to lure iPhone-maker Foxconn

Taiwanese manufacturer is considering a $7 billion US plant that could employ up to 10,000 people.

News Manufacturing General Technology
January 24, 2017  

iPhone assembler Foxconn may invest $7B in US display plant

Pennsylvania is a leading candidate for the plant.

News Manufacturing General Technology
January 10, 2017  

Apple’s iPhone changes the world in just 10 years

Revolutionary touch screen doomed Canada’s once-popular BlackBerry.

News Manufacturing General Technology
December 7, 2016  

High court sides with Samsung in patent dispute with Apple

Not required to pay all the profits from 11 phone models; features copied from iPhone only part of Samsung’s devices.

News Manufacturing General Technology
September 29, 2016  

BlackBerry diehards bemoan the end to Canadian made smartphones

Waterloo company is outsourcing production severing the Canadian hardware link.

News Electronics Manufacturing Business Operations General Technology
May 18, 2016  

Apple to open app development centre in India

Development lab gives tech-giant an in-road to one of the world’s fastest growing smartphone markets.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Technology
May 4, 2016  

Apple loses Chinese lawsuit over iPhone name

Failed to prove it was a “famous brand” in China before local company’s trademark application in 2007.

News Electronics Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
March 30, 2016  

Foxconn to buy Japan’s Sharp Corp. for $3.5B

Final agreement to be signed Apr. 2.

News Electronics Manufacturing General Production Technology
March 22, 2016  

Apple releases small new iPhone, iPad for business use

iPhone SE will sell for $399 without a contract.

News Manufacturing General Technology
February 23, 2016  

Chinese phones push aside Apple, Samsung and go global

Cheap Android phones with not-so-cheap features aim for more budget-conscious customers.

News Electronics Manufacturing Minerals General Technology
September 30, 2015  

Cracking the mystery of why phone screens break

As glass gets stronger, phones get bigger, thinner.

News Electronics Manufacturing General Operations Production Sustainability
September 17, 2015  

Apple’s latest iPhones lower emissions by up to 16%

Improvements reflected changes made in the purchasing and manufacturing of the aluminum used in the iPhone enclosures.

News Electronics Manufacturing General Production Technology
September 8, 2015  

Apple event to feature new iPhones, TV, bigger role for digital assistant

Analysts, however, don’t expect the Sept. 9 event to be as dramatic as more recents unveilings.

Tech Centre Manufacturing General Technology
October 21, 2014  

App eases enclosure selection

iOS compatible.

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August 14, 2014  

Apple bans potentially hazardous materials from iPhone, iPad assembly

Benzene can cause leukaemia if not handled properly; n-hexane has been linked to nerve damage.

News Manufacturing General
July 31, 2014  

Ford to replace BlackBerry with iPhone

BlackBerry warns business about relying on consumer technology for security.

News Electronics Manufacturing General
February 21, 2014  

Struggling Sony counts on PS4 as other business lags

The Japanese electronics manufacturer’s other brands, including Bravia and Vaio, haven’t held their competitive edge.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
November 5, 2013  

Apple cuts 13% off cost of making least expensive iPad

Lowering its bill for the iPad Air could reverse a profit slump that has contributed to a 25% stock-price drop.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
September 26, 2013  

iPhone 5S production costs remain relatively flat despite upgrades, IHS study says

Total production cost is $198.70 for the 5S, while the lower-end 5C costs $173.45.

News Electronics Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
January 30, 2013  

Apple’s demand for increased patent damages from Samsung rejected

But validity of iPad and iPhone patents at the centre of the dispute upheld.

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
September 24, 2012  

Foxconn resumes work after massive worker brawl

Up to 2,000 involved at Apple iPhone supplier’s Taiyuan, China plant.