Reports from The Wall Street Journal and the Nikkei Asian Review indicate that Foxconn, the manufacturer that assembles iPhones for Apple, is considering building a $US7 billion ($9 billion) display factory in the United States.
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We've all stolen things from work — pencils, pens, maybe a notebook — but this Foxconn employee went a little too far. According to AsiaOne, a former senior manager at the world's largest electronics maker and assembler was charged with stealing and selling 5700 iPhones for a value of about $US1.56 million ($2 million).
Deep learning, the Internet of Things, and virtual reality. They were already some of the biggest themes of this year's Computex, and during their keynote conference Intel continued to hammer home the importance of all three.
But perhaps the biggest element of the chip manufacturer's keynote was the battlegrounds they outlined for the future, battlegrounds that further highlight the company's transition away from just being a PC company.
Foxconn is best known as the sometimes-controversial Taiwanese manufacturer used by Apple to assemble iPhones. Sharp is an ailing Japanese company that used to make plasma TVs, and now makes iPhone displays.
You know that company that builds all your electronics? The one that makes your iPhone and your Xbox and your Kindle and has to install anti-suicide nets to deter miserable workers from ending their lives? It's a company known to Americans as Foxconn, and it's the 10th largest employer in the world.