CUPERTINO, CA—Apple has placed a second major supplier in Asia on probation after finding that the company delayed payments to workers—a breach that spurred vandalism at a factory in India in December.
CUPERTINO, CA—If Apple goes ahead with plans to market an electric car, it's long-time contract manufacturer could be involved. If so, Foxconn's controversial factory in Wisconsin may play a starring role.
TAIWAN—Apple Inc.’s contract manufacturer for chipsets for its iPhones, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., has been hit by a virus attack and production badly affected. Sources for the manufacturing company indicate that this was not a cyberattack by any outside hacker and to that extent, sabotage is not suspected.
MESA, AZ--Apple Inc. is seeking permission to conduct high-tech manufacturing and to build data-center server gear in a facility here, according to a notice published last week by the US federal government. A notification published in the Federal Register on Jan. 16 said Apple was looking for approval from the Foreign-Trade Zones Board to produce "finished products" in a special zone that exempts it from customs duty payments.
CUPERTINO, CA—Apple Inc. has developed a large-scale robotic line to disassemble returned iPhones. The line’s 29 free-standing robotic arms remove SIM card trays, screws, batteries, cameras and other parts for recycling.
Tech legend Steve Wozniak spoke to a packed ballroom during a joint keynote address yesterday at the Automate and ProMat shows in Chicago. The computer industry pioneer shared his views on a wide variety of topics, including humanoid robots.
Multinationals are using overseas subsidiaries to avoid paying billions in federal taxes. Is that a problem? How would you fix it? Should the federal government provide a tax break for repatriated corporate earnings?