Road Trip 2015: CNET checks out facilities for Samsung, LG and Jabil in Vietnam.
A move could help Foxconn lower its manufacturing costs, though Apple customers won't likely see those savings.
Investors hope the Cité de l'Objet Connecté in France will become a hub for designing and building new networked devices. French government agencies are chipping in some initial funding.
Right now 87 percent of Apple's global operations run on renewable energy. But its goal is 100 percent and converting China manufacturers will be key to getting there.
As part of a deal, Israel will grant Intel $300 million in total over five years and will allow the company to pay a lower-than-normal corporate tax rate for 10 years.
The electronics giant will also use the cancer fund to improve worker safety at its manufacturing facilities around the world.
For Road Trip 2015, CNET went to San Jose, California, to talk with Vietnamese Americans who traveled a long way to get to where they are today.
Telstra is bringing Roku to Australia, but the telco has confirmed that "Telstra TV" will only be available to home broadband customers, and spells the quiet end of the T-Box.
The search giant has made tweaks to its smart eyewear as it pitches the device to the enterprise. One change: Workers will be able to attach the device to an existing pair of glasses.
Chinese manufacturer Hisense is making a play at the American TV market by buying out Sharp America's TV business, taking over the Japanese company's Mexican factory and gaining rights to the Sharp brand in North and South America.