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Debby Wu

Apple is raising TSMC chip orders to meet strong iPhone demand

Apple asks TSMC to increase chip production to meet strong iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro demand

Along with the popularity of existing models, Apple’s business with TSMC is also set for a boost from an imminent iPhone SE successor, a low-cost model that will begin mass production in February.
The Apple iPhone Xs Max and iPhone X are seen on display at the Apple Store in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/Files

Foxconn to start mass production of iPhones in India this year

Apple has had older phones produced at a plant in Bangalore for several years, but now will expand manufacturing to more recent models.
Gou is no stranger to patent lawsuits.

Foxconn chief Terry Gou responds to Microsoft patent lawsuit

Microsoft is claiming in its suit that it’s merely trying to enforce contractual commitments from a 2013 agreement with Hon Hai.
Apple has long used the world’s No. 2 economy as its production base for everything from its signature device to iPads and Macs

Apple may move iPhone production away from China if tariffs hit 25%

An Apple partner has already suggested alternative locations for non-iPhone production, but the US company has indicated there’s little need to make such a move for now.
Hon Hai, known also as Foxconn, is among a bevy of companies that together crank out devices for Apple and just about every other major consumer electronics label

Foxconn’s disappointing earnings reflect growing woes for iPhone suppliers

Foxconn, the main assembler of iPhones, reported net income of NT$24.9 billion ($806 million) in the September quarter, about 12% below the average analysts’ estimates.
Self-professed bug bounty-hunter Chang Chi-yuan says he’ll live-stream an endeavour to delete the billionaire’s account on Sunday.

Taiwanese hacker to live-stream attack on Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook page

Cyber-enthusiasts from India to the US routinely expose loopholes in corporate websites and software, earning small financial rewards. It’s unusual however for so-called white-hat hackers to do so in real time.
WannaCry spread across the globe in May 2017, rolling through corporations from FedEx Corp. to French carmaker Renault SA and infiltrating Russia’s interior ministry as well as British hospitals.

TSMC plant closures: iPhone chipmaker blames WannaCry ransomware variant

TSMC faces shipment delays from the computer infection, which happened when a supplier installed tainted software without a virus scan.
TSMC says a number of fab tools infected by computer virus

Computer virus cripples Apple’s iPhone chipmaker TSMC plants

TSMC, sole maker of the iPhone’s main processor, said a number of its fabrication tools had been infected, and while it had contained the problem and resumed some production.

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