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Foxconn already struggling to keep up with overwhelming iPhone demand

Sep 17 2014 12:30pm CDT | Source: TUAW

The new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are monsters. They're both far bigger than any previously released iPhone and the 6 Plus model in particular is gargantuan. They're also both monsters in the sense that demand for them is already off the charts. ...
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Foxconn Worker Imprisoned for Leaking and Selling the iPhone 6 Rear Shells

Source: Apple Balla | Sep 17 2014, 4:15am CDT | by Ehsanul Haque Kanan

Foxconn Worker Imprisoned for Leaking and Selling the iPhone 6 Rear Shells
A Foxconn employee has been accused of illegally trading six iPhone 6 rear shells at 6000 yuan
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FIH investment in CExchange targets China market

Sep 10 2014 2:37am CDT | Source: Digitimes

FIH Mobile, a Hong Kong-listed smartphone ODM belonging to the Foxconn Group, has made a strategic investment of US$10.5 million for a 30% stake in CExchange, a US-based provider of consumer electronics trade-in, buy-back and ...
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Groups Accusing Apple of Labor Violations In China

Source: Apple Balla | Sep 4 2014, 11:53pm CDT | by Bijon Kumar Pramanik

Groups Accusing Apple of Labor Violations In China
Apple is no stranger to these kinds of accusations
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Apple Bans Dangerous Chemicals From Production

Source: Apple Balla | Aug 15 2014, 1:52am CDT | by Bijon Kumar Pramanik

Apple Bans Dangerous Chemicals From Production
Apple has now banned two chemicals from their assembly process
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Apple Restricts the Application of Two Harmful Chemicals on the iPhone 6

Source: Apple Balla | Aug 14 2014, 2:38pm CDT | by Ehsanul Haque Kanan

Apple Restricts the Application of Two Harmful Chemical on the iPhone 6
Apple prohibits the iPhone 6 component suppliers from using benzene and n-hexane due to the health related issues
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Pegatron taking half of 4.7-inch iPhone 6 production, rumors say

Aug 14 2014 8:55am CDT | Source: MacNN

Pegatron has won half of Apple's orders for production of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6, supply chain sources tell Digitimes. The remainder are expected to go to Foxconn, Apple's primary assembly partner. Together the two manufacturers are forecast to churn out 50 million ...
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Rumor: Apple supplier Pegatron nets 50% of 4.7-inch 'iPhone 6' production

Aug 14 2014 4:12am CDT | Source: Apple Insider

A rumor out of the Far East on Thursday claims Apple partner supplier Pegatron will be responsible for half of all 4.7-inch "iPhone 6" production, with the rem ...
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Apple bans use of 2 hazardous chemicals in iPhone assembly

Aug 13 2014 6:37pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

google_ad_client = "ca-pub-9654279268749293"; /* Article Body, 336x280, Above the fold */ google_ad_slot = "0670981169"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; //--> “Five months after the activist groups China Labor Watch and Green America launched a petition drive calling on Apple Inc. to abandon the use of benzene and n-hexane in the production of iPhones,” Apple has done just that, according to The Associated Press. “Apple says a fou ...
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