Posts Tagged: Foxconn

10 inspiring quotes on entrepreneurship, for and by entrepreneurs in Asia

10 inspiring quotes on entrepreneurship, for and by entrepreneurs in Asia

Get inspired by heroes close to home.

  • August 23, 2014
  • at 1:40 pm
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SoftBank unveils Pepper, an emotional robot that will be sold to consumers next February

Masayoshi Son, the CEO of Japanese wireless carrier SoftBank, introduced what he called the world’s first robot capable of recognizing hum...

  • June 5, 2014
  • at 1:54 pm
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Xiaomi breaks into global top 10 in terms of smartphone shipments, moves up to 3rd in China

Hugo Barra visits Foxconn, teases Xiaomi launches across Latin America

Hugo Barra, the former Googler who moved to Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi, has just teased Xiaomi’s launch in a whole new area – La...

  • March 18, 2014
  • at 1:52 pm
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BlackBerry loves the city of Jakarta so much it’s codenaming a phone after it

Indonesians can look forward to the launch of a BlackBerry handset codenamed after the capital city of Jakarta.

  • December 23, 2013
  • at 12:03 pm
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India’s Micromax to shift phone assembly from China to home

Indian phone-maker Micromax is looking to put the ‘home’ into ‘homegrown’ and is now testing out manufacturing its o...

  • November 11, 2013
  • at 4:58 pm
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Foxconn to PS4 interns: You can terminate your participation at any time

Foxconn has responded to last night’s report, which went viral while Asia is asleep, that alleged the manufacturer’s use of forced stude...

  • October 10, 2013
  • at 7:08 pm
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In Taiwan you can buy an Android tablet from 7-11 for $200

As mobile technology becomes cheaper to manufacture, an increasing number of low-end brands have emerged, selling simple devices at affordab...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 4:15 pm
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Foxconn Partners with Taiwan Mobile, Slowly Sheds Apple

Since iPhone sales started to dip, Foxconn’s been looking elsewhere to diversify the products it manufactures. It seems to have found a f...

  • June 11, 2013
  • at 6:10 pm
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LeTV Announces SuperTV Models and Prices, Launch in Late June

Chinese video and television company LeTV has been talking about its SuperTV (a smart TV) for quite a while. In fact, you may remember that ...

  • May 8, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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On launch day, Smartisan only sells 1,000 phones, blames Foxconn for low production capacity

Smartisan may have severely understimated the phone’s popularity from the get go, or, as a new company, it lacks enough cash flow to open ...

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 9:09 pm
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Foxconn, SingTel invest $3.2M in smart video surveillance by Singapore startup

The startup has developed tech which matches facial features to a database to establish identities.

  • April 24, 2014
  • at 12:53 pm
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Microsoft pushes Windows Phone in China and India in tie-ups with local phone-makers

Microsoft pushes Windows Phone in China and India in tie-ups with local phone-makers

Mobile World Congress 2014 kicked off in Barcelona yesterday. One of the first revelations at the conference was from Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT...

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 8:55 am
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Foxconn to launch $6.8 million in-house startup incubator as it seeks to lead in wearables

Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturer best known for assembling products from major hardware makers like Apple and Sony, today revealed it wil...

  • December 11, 2013
  • at 11:45 am
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Committed to moving beyond hardware, Foxconn announces first mobile game will be out “in six months”

Terry Gou, chairman of Foxconn, held a meeting with select media representatives last Thursday in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, where he confirmed his ...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 1:35 pm
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Report: Foxconn using forced student labor to build Sony’s PS4

If reports in the Chinese press are to be believed, Sony’s next-gen games console may be being assembled using some very outdated labo...

  • October 10, 2013
  • at 1:33 pm
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Will Foxconn Announce Joint Venture Deal in Indonesia Next Month, or Will There Be Further Delays?

After repeated delays, there’s news today that Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn (LSE:HHPD; HKEX:2038; TPE:2354) will finalize its plan to bu...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Pentabox From Thailand Takes Control of TVs Across The World

It’s always nice to find teams across Asia that are working on very different problems from the usual mainstream mass market variety l...

  • June 4, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Foxconn Has No Plans To Make Apple Products in New Indonesia Factory

Foxconn has no plan to export phones from Indonesia and will not make Apple products there.

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 7:55 pm
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