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Foxconn to Build 3 Ancillary Facilities as Part of Wisconsin LCD Campus

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn on Monday said it plans to build three facilities in the US state of Wisconsin for operation as early as next year, as part of a campus housing a $10 billion liquid crystal display (LCD) factory due for 2020. Foxconn, which makes electronics under contract for clients such as Apple, announced its $10 billion plan at the White House in July, ... Read More »

Samsung, Foxconn, Intel Back New ‘Kiss’ Wireless Data Transfer Technology

A startup backed by Tony Fadell, one of the fathers of the Apple iPod, plans to announce Wednesday it is working with Samsung Electronics, Foxconn parent Hon Hai Precision Industry and others on a new way for mobile phones to transfer large amounts of data without using wires or Wi-Fi connections. Chief Executive Eric Almgren said his Campbell, California-based company called Keyssa has raised ... Read More »

Hike Messenger Raises $175 Million in Funding From Tencent, Foxconn, Others

HIGHLIGHTS Hike Messenger announced funding of $175 million Hike Messenger is now valued at close to $1.4 billion The funding round was led by Tencent and Foxconn Hike Messenger, started as a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and SoftBank, just announced its Series D funding round of $175 million (approximately Rs. 1,170 crores) at a valuation of $1.4 billion (approximately ... Read More »

Foxconn Offers to Buy Sharp’s LCD Business, Wants Apple Funds: Report

Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co offered to buy Sharp Corp’s struggling liquid panel display business and plans to seek funding from Apple Inc, the Nikkei business daily reported on Monday. The report did not specify how much Hon Hai, also known as Foxconn, was willing to pay for the loss-making operations, but said it would seek funding from Apple, ... Read More »