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  • Apple demand and Foxconn Vacations

    Apple’s biggest iPhone supplier is taking a rare week long break

    Apple’s largest device supplier, Foxconn, is cutting working hours over the week-long Lunar New Year Holiday, a possible sign that Apple is experiencing softening demand for its various devices. Reports over the last several days have found slowed shipments and inventory stockpiles for the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, suggesting a typical slowdown in sales […]

  • Foxconn Sees 10th Employee Suicide This Year

    Foxconn, the world’s biggest contract electronics manufacturer, makes iPhones, iPads, Amazon Kindles, and Intel motherboards. Something about Foxconn, located in Shenzhen, China, also makes employees kill themselves. 19-year-old Li Hai jumped to his death today, the 10th employee to kill himself in 2010. The New York Times has the details: Foxconn…has been struggling this year […]