Foxconn Eases China Factory Restrictions

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Foxconn has ended most of the restrictions on its factory in Zhengzhou, China including the “point-to-point” system, in which employees had to restrict daily movements to between their dormitories and the campus.  …

Tags:Apple| Covid-19| Foxconn (Honhai)| Supply Chain

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Links – Week Ending 9th December 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the later part of this week. Musings on technology & software from a …

Tags:Amazon| Augmented Reality| Automotive| Awards| China| Covid-19| Desktop Monitors| Foxconn (Honhai)| Graphics Software| LCD displays| LFD - Large Format Display| LG Displays (LGD)| Microdisplays| OLEDs| Panasonic| Smart TV| SmartGlasses| Smartphones| Software| Sports and Stadiums| VideoConferencing| Voice Input

Foxconn Revenues Drop on China Challenges

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Foxconn saw its revenues down 11% in November following the problems at its factory in Zhengzhou, China. The firm was down 29% on October although for the year, it remains up …

Tags:Apple| China| Covid-19| Foxconn (Honhai)| iPhone

iPhone Assembly Hit by Covid Lockdown

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The Economist said that videos have been made of workers fleeing a huge iPhone-assembly plant in Zhengzhou, in central China, after the facility was locked down to contain a covid-19 outbreak. Reuters …

Tags:China| Covid-19| Foxconn (Honhai)| iPhone| Supply Chain

Shenzen Electronics Market Shuts to Fight Covid Outbreak

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Reuters reported that the ‘world’s largest electronics market’ of Huaqiangbei has been shut for four days and service suspended at a number of subway stations as authorities fight to contain a …

Tags:China| Covid-19

Now Trending in Education: Post-pandemic Input/Output Stresses

by Len Scrogan

Do you wonder what’s trending these days in the education arena? My next four articles will spotlight some of the most recent post-pandemic trends now taking shape in K-12 and/or university settings. Some of …

Tags:Covid-19| Education

Foxconn shrugs off China lockdown concerns after record Q1

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Nikkei reported that Foxconn has said that it will maintain its revenue this year, despite lockdowns in China which are disrupting supply chains. Foxconn Chairman Young Liu said: “It is indeed …

Tags:China| Covid-19| Financial Data| Foxconn (Honhai)| ODMs & OEMs| Quanta

When Can LCD TV Panel Prices Stop Declining?

by Sweta Dash

LCD TV panel prices have been declining since July 2021 and the trend is expected to continue throughout Q2 2022. With an improvement in the Covid19 situation and a shift away from STH (Stay-at-home) …

Tags:Covid-19| Display Supply & Demand| LCD Fabs| Pricing| Russia| Supply Chain

E3 Cancelled – Even Virtually

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo has been cancelled for 2022, even on a digital basis. Last year, the event took place digitally. What We Think I was surprised that the event …

Tags:Covid-19| Events