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Foxconn might soon lose the 'conn' -- report

Hon Hai Precision Industry is reportedly considering spinning off its connector business that is the second half of the "Foxconn" brand.

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A range of Firefox OS phones is now joined by a tablet at the Computex 2013 show. Foxconn said it plans to build Firefox OS tablets as well as other devices.

Foxconn taking Firefox OS to tablets, not just phones

The Chinese electronics manufacturer plans multiple devices, including tablets and phones, as part of a strategy to supply software and services along with hardware.

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Hon Hai to open display R&D center in Japan

Best known as a supplier to tech players like Apple, the Taiwan-based company is setting up a new R&D center to build up its display business, says Reuters.

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Young Chinese are often so keen to work for contract manufacturers such as Pegatron that they pay recruiters to find them work. The sign outside this Pegatron building in Shanghai reads: "Our company hires employees without an extra fee."

Apple reportedly taps Pegatron to make new low-cost iPhone

Move is part of Apple's desire to achieve greater balance in its supply chain, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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Foxconn looks to branch out, reduce reliance on Apple

The company is reportedly considering bringing software offerings to the devices it makes, as well as expanding the kind of products it makes.

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The opening screen of Firefox OS running on a Geeksphone Keon.

Mozilla teams up with Foxconn to debut a Firefox OS tablet?

The two companies invite the press to the unveiling of a new device on June 3, which has rumors flying that a tablet running Firefox OS may be on the horizon.

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Microsoft signs patent deal with Chinese phone maker ZTE

The software giant says it now has patent deals with companies that make 80 percent of Android phones sold in the United States and a majority of those sold worldwide.

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Microsoft inks patent protection deal with Foxconn parent

In exchange for unspecified royalties, Microsoft agrees not to sue the parent company of the world's largest hardware maker for devices it produces that run Google's Android and Chrome operating systems.

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Foxconn hires more workers to prep for new iPhone, says WSJ

The Apple supplier has added around 10,000 more people since late March in anticipation of the next iPhone, says the Wall Street Journal.

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Foxconn sees sales drop 19 percent in first quarter

Taiwan company draws 60 percent to 70 percent of its revenue from assembling iPhones and iPads and working on other Apple products.

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Apple HDTV rumor roundup

Talk of an Apple TV set dates back to 2009, but recent months have provided an avalanche of rumors. CNET has gathered them all in one convenient location for you.

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Foxconn denies report of attempted suicide at factory

Manufacturing giant confirms that a dispute occurred at one of its factories but denies that anyone jumped from the roof.

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