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BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) announces Z3 and Q20 QWERTY smartphones

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BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) has announced a couple of new smartphones: the Z3 and the Q20. The Z3 was sourced from BlackBerry’s strategic partner, Foxconn.
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Foxconn plans to encourage employee startups

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Foxconn, one of the largest consumer electronics manufacturers in the world, is planning to encourage entrepreneurship. Terry Guo, the CEO of Foxconn, wants to change the company’s negative image for overworking and underpaying employees.
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Google Inc (GOOG) is working with Foxconn on robotics projects

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Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is reportedly working with Foxconn on various robotics projects, according to sources with The Wall Street Journal. Foxconn is best known for being the manufacturing company behind iPhones and iPads. Foxconn has been working with former Android head Andy Rubin since last year to help build out his vision for robotics.
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BlackBerry CEO says that Foxconn-made phones will cost less than $200

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BlackBerry may release two smartphones this year, according to CEO John Chen. BlackBerry is working with Foxconn to build the smartphones and it will cost under $200. BlackBerry is still heavily focused on the enterprise market under Chen.

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Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (2317) puts together new fund for wearable startups

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Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (TPE:2317), also known as Foxconn Technology Group, is well-known for manufacturing Apple iPhones and iPads. Hon Hai is launching a new investment fund to finance companies that are focused on wearable computers, according to sources with Bloomberg.
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Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (2317) To Invest $40 Million Into U.S. Manufacturing

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Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (TPE:2317), also known as Foxconn, is best known for being the primary manufacturer behind iPhones and iPads.  Based in Taiwan, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (TPE:2317) will now be investing $40 million in the U.S. to ramp up the manufacturing of high-end products.

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Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (2317) May Launch Phones & Tablets For 7-Eleven

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Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (TPE:2317), the manufacturing company known as Foxconn, may start building smartphones and tablets for 7-Eleven in Taiwan.  The development of these products is an extension of the partnership between Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (TPE:2317) and 7-Eleven Taiwan.  Hon Hai previously built web-enabled TVs for 7-Eleven Taiwan and sold over 10,000 TVs in 6 weeks.  These TVs were not sold in 7-Eleven stores, but they can be bought on 7-Eleven’s website.  The 40-inch TV is priced at NT$2,888 ($430), the 60-inch TV costs NT$39,900 ($1,333), and the 70-inch TV costs NT$69,900 ($2,336).
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Foxconn Ramps Up For New iPhone Production With 90,000 New Workers

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Apple’s major supplier Foxconn is reportedly ramping up to prepare for the launch of the new iPhone this fall.  According to sources with Focus Taiwan, Foxconn is hiring 90,000 new workers for their Shenzhen production facility to fill the “massive orders from Apple.”  These orders reportedly include the “iPhone 5S” and a new budget iPhone.

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