Tag Archives: Foxconn
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 | 11:52 GMT
PlayStation 4 units manufactured at the FOXCONN assembly plant in China were said to be sabotaged by workers. An intern has stepped forward and claimed that the act was in retaliation to the poor treatment of staff while making Sony’s console and other devices, a fact that FOXCONN has recently admitted.
Thu, Oct 10, 2013 | 17:16 BST
Foxconn admits to overworking students on PS4 assembly line, “immediate action” taken to bring campus to “full compliance”
Chinese manufacturer Foxconn has been forcing labor on “thousands of students from an IT engineering program at the Xi’an Institute of Technology” as part the factory’s PS4 manufacturing operation, according reports out of China.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 09:17 BST
Xbox 720 components are being shipped from suppliers now, in early anticipation of a Q3 spike in demand from retailers and consumers alike.
Wed, Oct 24, 2012 | 21:23 BST
Nintendo will “continue to carry out on-site inspections” of production partners after Foxconn used underage workers
Nintendo of America’s senior director of corporate communications, Charlie Scibetta, has issued a statement regarding Nintendo’s investigation into underage laborers working at and assembly plant in China.
Thu, Oct 18, 2012 | 12:32 BST
Wii U manufacturer Foxconn is being investigated by Nintendo for using child workers in a Chinese factory.
Tue, Jun 30, 2009 | 19:49 BST
Rumor has it that two Taiwanese manufacturing companies have been given contracts by Sony to start creating PS3 Slim.
According to UDN.com, one contract went to Foxconn and the other to Pegatron, both based in Taiwan.
More surprisingly, units are expected to start shipping in early July “to cope with expected summer vacation demands.”
Remember, rumor until proven otherwise, but keep in the back of your mind that both Foxconn and Pegatron manufactured the original PS3.