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Apple Puts Manufacturing Partner on Probation Over Riots at India Factory

According to TechCrunch, Apple Inc. has placed its iPhone manufacturing partner for India, Wistron, on probation following violent riots at the latter's iPhone manufacturing facility in Karnataka, India. The terms of the probation decree that Taiwan-based Wistron will receive no new business from Apple until the situation at its Narasapura, Karanataka, plant is rectified and “complete...

iPhone Manufacturer Wistron Accused Of Using ‘Unauthorized Components’

Apple manufacturer Wistron has been accused of allegedly using unauthorized parts in the manufacturing of the iPhone 8 Plus. Chinese news site Commercial Times claims iPhone supplier Wistron was using "unauthorized components" during the production of the iPhone 8 Plus. The news site says Apple ordered a production halt when it found out and production was down...

Apple Supplier Wistron Pushing India Expansion Plans

Apple's primary iPhone SE supplier in India, Wistron, has reportedly identified a few locations on which it could build a new plant to continue building the company's products locally. According to people familiar with the matter (via Bloomberg), executives toured Bangalore last week and have shortlisted a few parcels for a potential factory, including one plot close...

Apple Reportedly Planning Next-Gen iPhone SE for Early 2018

Apple is planning to launch the second generation of the iPhone SE early next year, tasking Taiwanese contractor Wistron with the job of producing the budget device. According to a new report from Focus Taiwan, Apple has its sights set on the growing Indian market and hopes the new model will help the company double its market...

iPhone Manufacturers Join Apple in Legal Counter Against Qualcomm

The hits just keep coming in the battle between Apple and iPhone chip supplier Qualcomm as a group of four Asian companies that assemble products for Apple have accused Qualcomm of antitrust violations. According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, four contractors that build iPhones and other Apple products say Qualcomm violated two...

Wistron May be the First OEM for iPhones in India [DigiTimes]

According to a new DigiTimes report, Apple has selected Wistron as the main OEM in India for new iPhones launching later this year, with Foxconn and other manufacturers becoming second OEMs if the demand increases. The source adds that Wistron has already boosted its smartphone production capacity in Kunshan, eastern China, and in India, in anticipation of becoming Apple’s...

Taiwanese Wistron Allegedly Wins iPhone 6 Orders

Apple has allegedly contracted another company to manufacture the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones, reports the Taiwanese EMSOne and Economic Daily, as spotted by Apple Toolbox. According to sources speaking with Economic Daily, Wistron was reportedly contracted to handle some of the iPhone 6 assembly starting next year. Meanwhile, Apple has managed to...