In an interview with NBC’s Brian Williams this morning, Tim Cook revealed some new information about the future of Apple’s manufacturing. More specifically, he said that “We’ve (Apple) been working for years on doing more and more in the U.S. Next year, we will do one of our existing Mac lines in the United States”more →
Ah yes, the CDMA iPhone. The long-since rumored device that was supposed to show up at Verizon, thus taking away the iPhone exclusivity of AT&T. When will that day ever arrive? Well, we’ve found some more “evidence” that the CDMA iPhone could be making its freshman foray into the world in the next quarter.more →
This might sound a tad like reporting that the sky is blue and it rains often in Vancouver, but there’s word that more production of touchscreen displays and similar touch panels could soon be outsourced over to China.more →
Another Foxconn employee at the Shenzhen plant is dead after falling off a building this Tuesday morning.
With a total workforce in China numbering 800,000, Foxconn is the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer; making devices for leading global electronics brands like Apple and the iPhone. Shenzhen police confirmed the death, and it’s still under investigation as a possible suicide. Nine people have died this year in a series of “incidents” among workers, with two failed suicide attempts.more →