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Apple Partner Hon Hai Considers Pennsylvania Plant

Hon Hai Precision Industry, which assembles iPhones and iPads for Apple, said it is considering an investment of $40 million in manufacturing and research facilities in Pennsylvania.

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Hon Hai Says It Sold Some Display Patents to Google

Including patents for Head Mounted Technology.

Supplier to Ship Two Apple iPhones in September

Apple’s suppliers in Asia started mass-producing components in June for both a standard iPhone featuring a metal casing and a lower-cost version, people who work at those companies said.

Tech Stocks Slump as Earnings Season Approaches

Down market alert!
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Google Shares Dip as Microsoft Strikes Licensing Deal With Hon Hai

Google gets dealt another blow in its ongoing struggles with Microsoft’s patent infringement claims.
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Foxconn Flop Fuels iPhone Fears

Biggest revenue decline in over a decade.
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Big Blue Is Still the Big Dog of Patents

IBM dominates the patent race for the 20th consecutive year.
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Foxconn Workers Say, “Keep Our Overtime”

Nets to catch would-be jumpers still sag ominously from Hon Hai Precision Industry Co.’s buildings. But two years after a spate of suicides at the Apple Inc. supplier’s campus in Shenzhen, workers are more concerned about another measure designed to protect them: Limits on overtime.

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Apple Tests Designs for TV

Apple Inc. is working with component suppliers in Asia to test several TV-set designs, people familiar with the situation said, suggesting the U.S. company is moving closer to expanding its offerings for the living room.

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Hon Hai’s Explanation for iPhone 5 Shortage

Apple has said its new iPhone 5 sold faster initially than any other iPhone, but sales have fallen short of some analysts’ expectations due in part to supply shortages.

Foxconn’s iPad Plant Reopens