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iPhone Supplier Foxconn Told to Hire Retired Workers in China: Report

Local authorities in China’s Henan province are urging retired soldiers and government workers to take on stints at Foxconn’s iPhone factory in Zhengzhou, the official Shanghai Securities News reported on Tuesday. The plant, the world’s largest iPhone manufacturing facility, has been hit by discontent over government-mandated measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, which required …

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Foxconn Continues Closed Loop Production as China Imposes COVID Lockdown

Chinese authorities imposed lockdowns on 600,000 people in the area surrounding the world’s largest iPhone factory on Wednesday after workers fled to avoid a coronavirus outbreak and the resulting restrictions. All people except Covid-prevention volunteers and essential workers “must not leave their residences except to receive Covid tests and emergency medical treatment”, officials from central …

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Foxconn Raises Wages for Staff Discontent Over COVID Curbs: Report

Apple supplier Foxconn has increased wages and is handing bonuses to workers at its Zhengzhou plant in central China, Chinese government-backed media reported, as it works to quell employee discontent at the site over COVID curbs. Daily wages for employees, who are part of a Foxconn unit responsible for making electronics including smartphones at the …

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Apple Working to Address iPhone14 Pro Supply Constraints: MoS Chandrasekhar

Minister of State For Electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Wednesday said he has spoken to Apple on reports of stores in the national capital running out of stock of the firm’s latest phone offering iPhone14 Pro. The minister also said there has been a surge in demand for iPhone 14 Pro and Apple is …

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Age of Empires Mobile Announced, AoE 2 & 4 Coming to Xbox: Details

Age of Empires is finally headed to (Xbox) consoles. Microsoft confirmed during the franchise’s 25-anniversary broadcast, held late Tuesday, that Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition will launch across Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, and Xbox Cloud Gaming, on January 31, 2023. Meanwhile, the 2021-released Age of Empires 4 is slated to follow behind sometime …

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Age of Empires Mobile Announced, AoE 2 & 4 Coming to Xbox: Details

Age of Empires is finally headed to (Xbox) consoles. Microsoft confirmed during the franchise’s 25-anniversary broadcast, held late Tuesday, that Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition will launch across Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, and Xbox Cloud Gaming, on January 31, 2023. Meanwhile, the 2021-released Age of Empires 4 is slated to follow behind sometime …

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Apple Fined BRL 100 Million in Brazil, Must Sell Charger with iPhone Models

A Brazilian court on Thursday fined Apple BRL 100 million (Rs. 150 crore) and ruled that battery chargers must come with new iPhone models sold in the country. The Sao Paulo state court ruled against Apple in a lawsuit, filed by the association of borrowers, consumers and taxpayers, that argued that the company commits abusive …

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Apple Plans to Move Major Portion of iPhone Production to India: Ming-Chi Kuo

Apple announced plans to begin manufacturing some of its latest iPhone 14 series models in India last month in a move being seen as a significant milestone in the company’s strategy to diversify manufacturing outside of China, in the wake of rising geo-political tensions between the US and China. The Foxconn unit in Chennai began …

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Apple’s French Antitrust Fine Said to Be Reduced to EUR 372 Million

A French court on Thursday substantially lowered a fine against iPhone maker Apple for alleged anti-competitive behaviour to EUR 372 million (nearly Rs. 3,000 crore) from EUR 1.1 billion (nearly Rs. 8,800 crore) previously, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The original fine had been imposed by France’s antitrust watchdog in 2020 …

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