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Foxconn to Substitute Workers With 1 Million Robot

Foxconn has a huge agenda coming up in next three years. Xinhua reports that Foxconn has an intention to substitute few of its workers with around 1million robots, most probably by next three years. Terry Gou the founder and chairman of Foxconn have revealed that by making use of robots can reduce the rising labor costs and also increase efficiency.

The chairman says that the robots can be use to initiate easy and routine manual like spraying, welding, and arranging that are not conducted by staff. Gou informed his workers at a dance party which was held on Friday night. At present the company has around 10,000 robots and the numbers will be elevated to 30,000 by next year and will goes up to 1 million in coming years as revealed by Gou.

Folks watch the Humanoid Robot Workers Intro:

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Rumor: Foxconn to open new plant at Brazil

Rumors are going on that Foxconn has been slowing down production of iPad 2 parts at its plant at Taiwan. Bom Dia a Brazilian source state that Foxconn is looking to move its Apple assembly lines from China to Brazil, where the company already has plants for HP and Sony. [Via]
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Foxconn settles iPhone manufacturing price surge

Foxconn, the main manufacturer of Apple’s iPhone, on Thursday confirmed an earlier report suggesting it will charge clients more for making mobile handsets. However, the company says competitors likely will not use the move to entice clients. “Most clients have already agreed to the new quotes,” Foxconn representatives told reporters. Moreover,
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Did Foxconn surge manufacturing cost for iPhone, iPad?

Is Foxconn about to increase what it charges Apple and other companies to produce products like the iPhone and iPad? Oct 13 (Reuters) – Hon Hai, the world’s largest electronic parts maker, will raise prices from October for some clients, including Apple (AAPL.O), according to a Citibank analyst, a Taiwan newspaper
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