“The company started construction of their new distribution headquarters in Shanghai China on Thursday,” Saeed reports. “According to Gou, the business model of the Foxconn’s new e-commerce services will provide clients with ‘one-stop’ services ranging from manufacturing to logistics and reselling to consumers.”
Saeed reports, “According to China’s leading newspaper ChinaDaily, Gou explicitly accepted during his speech that Foxconn is making preparations in collaboration with Apple to launch a new HDTV set in market. He also mentioned that the production of this HDTV which he named as iTV has yet to begin. Foxconn’s recent 50/50 joint venture factory with Sharp in Japan is one of the preparations made for the new device, Gou added.”
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MacDailyNews Take: If any of Apple’s subcontractors can get away with spilling the beans on future Apple products, it would have to be Terry Gou.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers "Fred Mertz," "Dan K.," and "Julia" for the heads up.]
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