AUSTIN, TX—Say it ain’t so: Apple CEO Tim Cook tweeted a photo of himself touring the company’s assembly line here, where the Mac Pro is made. The problem? Right behind Cook is an Apple-branded monitor—and it’s clearly running Windows.
CUPERTINO, CA—Apple is working to manufacture iPhone batteries on fully automated assembly lines this year, supply chain sources claim. The company is interested in reducing the manpower needed to make its products, due to rising wages in China.
BEIJING—Foxconn Technology Group is considering expanding its existing manufacturing operations in the United States, in a move that could be linked with Apple’s plan to bring back Mac manufacturing to the country. MORE