Taiwan’s Foxconn slowly checks into iPhone detox

HONG KONG, Dec 1 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Covid-19 lockdowns and protests across China have highlighted the risks of the mutual dependence between Taiwan’s Foxconn and its top customer Apple (AAPL.O). Even before the recent supply chain disruptions and violent protests that disrupted production in the People’s Republic, the Cupertino giant has been hedging its exposure … Read more

Analysis: Apple supply chain data shows receding exposure to China as risks mount

SHANGHAI, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) wide exposure to Chinese manufacturing, notable both for its low costs and rising risks, has receded since the COVID-19 pandemic began, company supply chain data shows. With the world’s biggest iPhone factory, operated in central China by Foxconn (2317.TW), battling production shortfalls and labor unrest spurred largely … Read more

Dating apps and Telegram: How China protesters are defying authorities

BEIJING, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Opponents of China’s anti-COVID measures are resorting to dating apps and social media platforms blocked on the mainland to evade censors, spread the word about their defiance and strategy, in a high-tech game of cat and mouse with police. Videos, images and accounts of the opposition to China’s tough COVID-19 … Read more

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China

Hong Kong CNN Business 🇧🇷 A violent workers’ revolt at the world’s largest iPhone factory this week in central China is further scrambling Apple’s strained supply and highlighting how the country’s stringent zero-Covid policy is hurting global technology firms. The troubles started last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, the capital of … Read more

Foxconn protests: iPhone factory offers to pay its workers to quit and leave Zhengzhou campus

Hong Kong CNN Business 🇧🇷 Foxconn has offered to pay newly recruited workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to quit and leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly factory, in an attempt to quell protests that saw hundreds clash with security forces at the compound in central China. The Apple supplier made the offer Wednesday following dramatic scenes … Read more

CTRM software house of the year: ION

ION is a leading provider of holistic energy and commodities management solutions to organizations of all sizes, across all industries, commodities and regions. The company’s portfolio ranges from a packaged, multi-tenant software-as‑a‑service energy trading and risk management (ETRM)/commodities trading and risk management (CTRM), to a highly customizable ETRM🇧🇷CTRM to a platform for advanced trading and … Read more

China widens COVID curbs, Apple factory unrest adds to economy worries

COVID restrictions increase as case rise Unrest at iPhone factory adds to concerns about economy, underscores frustrations Analysts warn of potential for wider lockdowns BEIJING, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Chinese cities imposed more curbs on Wednesday to rein in rising coronavirus cases, adding to investor worries about the economy as fresh unrest at the world’s … Read more

Hyperion Unveils Mobile Station to Solve EV Infrastructure Puzzle |

Company will rollout Hyper:Fuel Stations™ for Hydrogen & Battery Vehicles. LOS ANGELES🇧🇷 Nov. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hyperion Motors, Inc., a hydrogen technology company, announced the launch of its Hyper:Fuel Mobile Stations™, capable of refueling both hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs). The mobilized refueling station will be available across … Read more

Exclusive: Russian software disguised as American finds its way into US Army, CDC apps

LONDON/WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Thousands of smartphone applications in Apple (AAPL.O) and Google’s (GOOGL.O) online stores contain computer code developed by a technology company, Pushwoosh, that presents itself as based in the United States , but is actually Russian, Reuters has found. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States’ main … Read more

As yen tumbles, gadget-loving Japan goes for secondhand iPhones

TOKYO, Nov 8 (Reuters) – For years Japanese shoppers eagerly shelled out for the latest gadgets, but now a tumbling yen has put new iPhones out of reach for some and sparked a growing secondhand trade in a major market for Apple Inc (AAPL. O). The Japanese currency’s fall to a 32-year low against the … Read more