Foxconn, the world’s largest manufacturer responsible for Apple’s iPhone and iPad, has announced another multibillion dollar U.S. investment, this time in a Michigan self-driving facility. The Taiwanese-based manufacturer will use the Michigan facility to develop self-driving technologies. The state has been very progressive in its legalization of self-driving cars without a backup driver, alongside its […]
China is the single most populated country in the world, and is an absolute powerhouse in the Global technology market as a hub for manufacturing and development. One of China’s largest companies, Foxconn, is partnering with French startup Actility to create ThingPark China, a new business focused on the development of long-range, low-power sensors that […]
JFE Steel, the fifth largest steel maker in the world, will standardize its core platform across all factories, using the Internet of Things (IoT) to connect factories together for better management. JFE Holdings, the parent company of JFE Steel, plans to spend $652 million to bring IoT to its factories by 2022. It says that […]
Could there be a Foxconn phone in our future?
A deal with Foxconn for cheap smartphones and a plan to spread QNX everywhere.
Are ethically neutral factory robots worth putting 1.2 million people out of work? It’s the classic globalization question.