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Apple Suppliers Preparing for Up to 75 Million iPhone Orders This Year: Report

Bloomberg reports Apple suppliers are ready to make parts for up to 75 million iPhones this year: Apple Inc.’s suppliers are preparing to produce components for up to 75 million new iPhones in 2019’s second half, roughly the same number as a year earlier, according to people familiar with the matter. Unnamed sources told Bloomberg...

Foxconn Posts Record Profit Despite First-Ever Sales Decline

For the first time since it went public in 1991, Foxconn reported a year-on-year decline in revenue in 2016 that it attributed to weaker demand from Apple, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. The company’s revenue fell 2.81 percent in the year despite a 9.76 percent year-on-year increase in December. Foxconn’s decline in annual...

China Labour Watch Again Targets Apple and Pegatron

The same day Apple published its supplier responsibility report, presenting the company’s effort to make sure “each person [working in its supply chain] is treated with dignity and respect,” China Labor Watch has pointed out its failures: Apple is unable to effectively monitor standards in its supply chain, the report claims. This allows companies like...