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iPhone decline hits Apple suppliers, say they see no upside in immediate sight

Apple’s decline in iPhone sales is unsurprisingly having a knock-on effect on its key suppliers, with the WSJ reporting that Foxconn, Pegatron, Sharp, Japan Display and Sony have all reported falling profits or losses as a result. more…Filed under: AAPL Company, iOS Devices Tagged: Apple suppliers, Foxconn, iPhone, iPhone 7, iPhone sales, japan display, Pegatron, Sharp,…

http://9to5mac.com/2016/05/12/iphone-decline-suppliers-hit/

Foxconn shares suspended due to “major announcement” expected to be Sharp acquisition

It looks like the on-off acquisition of display-maker Sharp by iPhone assembler Foxconn is back on. The WSJ reported earlier that the two companies have been discussing a significantly lower valuation for the company, and Reuters now reports that share trading in Foxconn has been suspended due to a “major announcement.” Japan’s Sharp Corp and Taiwan’s Foxconn…

http://9to5mac.com/2016/03/29/foxconn-shares-suspended/

Apple manufacturer Foxconn bids $5.3 billion to acquire display maker Sharp

iPhone manufacturer Foxconn has posted a $5.3 billion bid to buy Sharp, the Japanese display manufacturer who has faced financial difficulties in recent years. iPhone displays are currently manufactured by Sharp, Samsung and LG and assembled at Foxconn’s plant. A successful Sharp purchase puts Foxconn in the position to make iPhone display components, going beyond assembly.

http://9to5mac.com/2016/01/21/apple-manufacturer-foxconn-bids-5-3-billion-to-acquire-display-maker-sharp/