Apple suppliers Foxconn and Unimicron Technology have suspended operations in the Chinese city of Shenzhen.
The biggest assembler of iPhones said component shortages that have plagued electronics production for more than a year are showing signs of easing.
Foxconn has unveiled its first electric vehicles, a milestone that could boost its credentials as a serious bidder for Apple’s secretive automotive project.
Buyers of Apple’s new iPhone 13 face longer-than-expected delivery times because of a wave of Covid-19 infections in Vietnam.
Apple is working on new Apple Watch models and health features, spanning display and speed upgrades, an extreme sports edition, and body temperature and blood sugar sensors.
As Apple plots a foray into the car market, it could adopt a similar strategy to the iPhone – working with a lesser known contract manufacturer – after talks with some brand name car makers stalled.
Huawei plans to make electric vehicles under its own brand and could launch some models this year, four sources said, as the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker explores a strategic shift.
It was kind of inevitable that Tesla’s biggest challenger wouldn’t be a car company. Apple makes for the perfect nemesis and could teach its Californian cousin a thing or two about reliability and delivery.
Apple supplier Foxconn said on Tuesday the Internet connection in its facility in Americas has gradually returned to normal after it was attacked by ransomware.
Apple has suspended new business with key supplier Pegatron after discovering labour violations at a student workers’ programme, taking strong action to clean up its Chinese-focused production chain.