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Gogoro and Foxconn team up to spread e-scooters

Gogoro and Foxconn team up to spread e-scooters

Gogoro and Foxconn are teaming up on electric transportation, with battery-swappable Smartscooter tech aiming for a wider launch. Though known for its electric scooter, key to Gogoro's strategy has always been its modular power pack system; that allows riders to switch out their batteries at charging stations, rather than waiting for their scooter to recharge.

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Fisker and Foxconn team on new EV with outsized ambitions

Fisker and Foxconn team on new EV with outsized ambitions

Fisker and Foxconn are teaming up on an an electric vehicle, with the EV-company and the manufacturing heavyweight aiming for go far beyond the niche production in the automaker's past. Codenamed Project PEAR - or "Personal Electric Automotive Revolution" - the goal is to make a more affordable EV that can hit the sort of sales numbers more commonplace among mainstream gas models.

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Byton inks electric car partnership with iPhone-builder Foxconn

Byton inks electric car partnership with iPhone-builder Foxconn

Would-be Tesla rival Byton has inked a deal with Foxconn, with the automaker tapping the iPhone-maker to help build its all-electric car. The Byton M-Byte was first unveiled in 2018, a premium SUV with which the startup aimed to take on Tesla, Audi, and others in the growing high-end EV market.

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BlackBerry is back: New 5G Android keyboard phone coming

BlackBerry is back: New 5G Android keyboard phone coming

BlackBerry is coming back, with a new BlackBerry 5G smartphone promised that will once again drag the brand out of the history books. This time around its OnwardMobility that has licensed the BlackBerry name, after TCL's agreement with BlackBerry the company came to an end in February of this year.

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Apple supplier Foxconn expects to be fully operational soon, despite coronavirus

Apple supplier Foxconn expects to be fully operational soon, despite coronavirus

The spread of coronavirus has hit Chinese manufacturing hard, but it seems that Apple supplier Foxconn sees the light at the end of the tunnel. As the virus continues to spread, Foxconn is optimistic about when it will be able to resume its normal production, telling investors that it expects to do that by the end of the month. That, in turn, is good news for Apple, as it relies on Foxconn to produce its iPhones.

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Fiat Chrysler and Foxconn team up on new EVs

Fiat Chrysler and Foxconn team up on new EVs

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Foxconn's Hon Hai Precision Industry are teaming up to build electric vehicles, with a new joint venture planned. The business will initially focus on the Chinese market, it's suggested, though neither FCA nor Hon Hai are ruling out potentially exporting EVs to other markets later on.

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iPhone 11 Foxconn leak points to new battery details

iPhone 11 Foxconn leak points to new battery details

The iPhone 11 was leaked in part by an email from an apparent Foxconn employee claiming to know the full lot. In the mix are details of a new green color for the higher-end iPhone 11 Max, which will apparently be the only "new" color of the year. This machine will also apparently be devoid of the word "iPhone" for the first time in the smartphone series' history. Only an Apple logo will remain - so it is reported.

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Flagship iPhone assembly may start in India amid tariff threats

Flagship iPhone assembly may start in India amid tariff threats

Apple's flagship iPhones will no longer be exclusively made in China, insiders claim, as the company looks to bypass the potential impact of President Trump's trade war with the country. The increasingly complex series of tariffs has seen certain products in Apple's range threatened with a 10-percent import penalty, as the US government attempts to force China into negotiations.

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Foxconn chooses Milwaukee, Wisconsin as North American headquarters

Foxconn chooses Milwaukee, Wisconsin as North American headquarters

Foxconn is getting serious about its US presence. The electronics manufacturer and Apple supplier has revealed that Milwaukee, Wisconsin will be serving as its North American headquarters. This comes almost a year after the company announced it would be building a new display factory in the state, which will be conveniently located just 30 miles south of the new headquarters building.

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The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL won’t settle the notch war

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL won’t settle the notch war

Google's Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will again be differentiated by more than just screen size, with notch-haters forced to stomach the screen cut-out if they want the larger of the two flagship Android phones. Expected to debut in October 2018, the two new smartphones are the third generation of Pixel, Google's showcase for the best of Android and an unofficial roadmap for what it expects of its phone-maker partners.

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Foxconn is buying Belkin and Linksys

Foxconn is buying Belkin and Linksys

The Trump administration may have blocked the purchase of Qualcomm by Broadcom, but another transaction seems to have flown under its radar. Taiwan-based Foxconn is probably best known for assembling iPhones but it has recently been expanding its reach to become a force to reckon with in the hardware business. Now it has just announced that it will be acquiring Belkin International, which means that it might soon own Belkin, Linksys, and Wemo to create a “global consumer electronics leader”.

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Cheaper RED 8K cameras teased in reported Foxconn deal

Cheaper RED 8K cameras teased in reported Foxconn deal

Foxconn and cult camera company RED are reportedly teaming up to make 8K more affordable, bringing the professional equipment to a new audience of videographers. RED, set up in 1999 by former Oakley founder Jim Jannard, has made a reputation for itself with high-end video equipment that has proved wildly popular among both those shooting motion pictures and YouTube alike.

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