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Foxconn Purchases $91M Chip Plant to Further Apple’s Electric Vehicle Plans
September 16, 2021
Although Foxconn’s bread and butter are fabricating electronic devices, founder Terry Gou believes its future is making battery-powered automobiles, and its close relationship with Apple could make it a big player in the future automotive industry.
Apple Cuts Revenue Forecast, Citing Weak China iPhone Sales amid Trade Tensions
January 3, 2019
In a letter to shareholders on Wednesday, Tim Cook pointed to slowing growth in China, the world's second-biggest economy, as the key factor in lowering its quarterly sales forecast, it was the first time Apple has issued a warning on revenue ahead of quarterly results since the iPhone was launched in 2007.
Apple Plans Major US Expansion Including a New $1 Billion Campus in Austin Texas
December 13, 2018
Apple Inc said it would invest $1 billion to build a second campus in North Austin, Texas and another $10 billion for new data centers over the next five years, as it aims to create 20,000 jobs in the United States.
Apple Accelerates $350 Billion Contribution to US Economy and Job Creation over Next Five Years
January 17, 2018
Apple, already the largest US taxpayer, anticipates repatriation tax payments of approximately $38 billion as required by recent changes to the tax law, a payment that would likely be the largest of its kind ever made.
Supply Chain Leaders Become Societal Leaders
November 1, 2017
As supply chain leaders, you have the power and potential to make a difference in your organizations.
Apple’s iPhone X Sells Out - Supply Chain Suggests Only Half Can Be Delivered In 2017
October 27, 2017
Launch day supply of Apple's iPhone X was exhausted in mere minutes after the handset went up for sale early today but Apple's supply chain is rumored to only get about 20 million units delivered before the end of 2017.
Greenpeace Report Praises Apple’s Closed-Loop Supply Chain, Slams Samsung and Amazon
October 18, 2017
While Apple featured as the second most responsible company, Samsung and Amazon faced heavy criticism from the report with the authors going so far as to say Amazon is “one of the least transparent companies in the world in terms of its environmental performance.”
Further Global Supply Chain Issues Interrupt iPhone 8 Production
July 7, 2017
Supply chain issues and industry-wide critical component shortages will have a profound impact on Apple’s production of the iPhone 7s, iPhone 7s Plus, and iPhone 8, several new reports seem to indicate.
How Augmented Reality and Apple Will Transform Retail & Logistics Supply Chains
June 26, 2017
From B2C to B2B, augmented reality has the potential to change the world in many ways, in this article we describe the top five ways this new revolutionary technology could potentially change retail, logistics, and the supply chain.
Cook: Apple Focusing on Autonomous Car Systems
June 16, 2017
Apple Inc is concentrating on technology for self-driving cars, Chief Executive Tim Cook said for the first time in an interview with Bloomberg Television's Emily Chang.
Apple Supplier Foxconn Considering Wisconsin Manufacturing Plant
June 15, 2017
The Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn may choose Wisconsin for its proposed factory in the US, which would be a first for the Taiwan-based iPhone and electronics manufacturer.
Apple Announces HomePod Speaker to Rival Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home
June 5, 2017
Three years after Amazon launched the Echo and six months after Google launched its $109 Home, Apple today unveiled a Siri-powered smart speaker called the HomePod, the speaker is a gateway to other Apple products, and a showcase for Apple’s voice AI assistant, Siri.
Will Apple’s $1 Billion Manufacturing Investment Bring Jobs or More Robots?
May 7, 2017
Advanced processes, especially robotics, can certainly boost productivity, and the manufacturing industry is indeed likely to welcome Apple's significant infusion, but it's unlikely to lead to more jobs in the industry.
Student Goes Undercover At Apple Factory in China
May 5, 2017
New York University graduate student Dejian Zeng spent last summer working in a Pegatron factory manufacturing the iPhone 6s and 7 as part of a summer project, where he got a first hand look at what factory life is like for a worker in China.
Apple Receives California DMV Permit to Test Autonomous Vehicles
April 14, 2017
The California Department of Motor Vehicles on Friday added Apple to the list of companies with permission to test self-driving vehicles in the state, suggesting that the company is pushing through with work on "Project Titan."