Apple reportedly will start assembling top-end iPhones in India soon

Apple reportedly will start assembling top-end iPhones in India soon

Apple will begin assembling its top-end iPhones in India through the local unit of its manufacturing partner Foxconn as early as 2019, the first time the Taiwanese company will have made the product in the country, reports Reuters, quoting an unnamed “source familiar with the matter. The article doesn’t specify which “top-end” models that entails, however.

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Apple World Today News Update: May 23, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: May 23, 2018

We're back for another day of news with the Apple World Today News Update Podcast:

  • Apple's offering a $50 credit to anyone who paid for an out-of-warranty battery replacement for an iPhone 6 or newer device during 2017

  • A longtime Windows developer brings Frooty Loops to Mac

  • Seeing a lot of Apple Watches? It's not surprising -- Canalys says Apple sold an estimated 3.8 million Apple Watches in the first three months of 2018

  • Ground hasn't been broken for Foxconn's Wisconsin display factory, but now rumor has it that the company might produce smaller displays for Apple and automakers at the plant instead of TV displays

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Apple CEO to meet with Hon Hai CEO to discuss iPhone X manufacturing issues

Apple CEO to meet with Hon Hai CEO to discuss iPhone X manufacturing issues

Nikkei Asian Review sources say Apple Chief Operating Office Jeff Williams will meet with Hon Hai CEO Terry Gou in Taiwan later this month. Hon Hai, also known as Foxconn, is the only assembler of the iPhone X and its Sharp subsidiary shares 3D sensor module creation duty with LG Innotek. 

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China Labor Watch blames Jabil layoffs on declining iPhone 8 sales

China Labor Watch blames Jabil layoffs on declining iPhone 8 sales

According to China Labor Watch, a labor rights watchdog and advocacy organization, hundreds of workers went on strike on October 11, in protest of Jabil's layoff, position rearrangements and its refusal to provide previously promised rewards. This is based on workers' account.

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