Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday November 06, 2013

Apple Is Inching Away From Foxconn?

Let's all hope this story turns out to be true. If Apple dumps Foxconn, others are sure to follow.

Unnamed sources tell The Wall Street Journal that Apple is expanding its roster of manufacturers so that it won’t have to depend so heavily on Foxconn parent company Hon Hai going forward. The Journal’s sources say that a combination of factors, including public relations headaches caused by Foxconn’s controversial labor practices and poor yields of the iPhone 5 last year, have led to rising tensions between the two companies.