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Foxconn installs 10,000 industrial robots in one of its factories

0. phoneArena posted on 14 Nov 2012, 03:35

Foxconn is a company that you might have heard of. It doesn't market any products under its own brand (yet), but the gadgets that are assembled in its production plants are likely present in your very own home. What has caused the Foxconn name to end up on quite a few headlines, however, are the dodgy working conditions in its factories...

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posted on 14 Nov 2012, 04:03 8

1. wendygarett (unregistered)

I hope those robots won't end up commit suicide...
just kidding :D

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 04:11 5

2. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)

LMFAOOO.......good one wendy .....Also they need to seriously do what they can in order to help these people out! .....well.......mainly apple needs to....but yea

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 04:33

4. wendygarett (unregistered)

Unfortunately, this robots can only capable to make iPad, whereas the iPhone they still need the human labour...

the reason of taking this machine is because foxconn believe that the iPad will forever a 9.7inch and 7.9inch size respectively... and they will get the robot who has high learning experience on this size... And the iphone, those labour will learnt to make all over again on that 4inch size phone...

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 04:34 2

5. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)

My question is:

how can you tell the iRobots from the people,
don't they both go baa-haa-haa-aaaa?

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 04:39 4

6. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)

They won't commit suiCiDe, they'll just take over like in the movie; then, Will Smith will come save mankind from the abomiNation.

posted on 15 Nov 2012, 16:46

11. metalpoet (unregistered)

they will soon have the technology in the robots to make the iPhones and can you guess what those robots will be....ANDROIDS!!!!!!

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 04:12 1

3. someones4 (Posts: 625; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)

Oh well... they think that robots are disposable after all...
Skynet will have her revenge

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 07:09

7. JunitoNH (Posts: 1934; Member since: 15 Feb 2012)

I guess all the adults want to stay working in the farm, and not enough adult, since they have a low population .

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 07:16

8. blazee (Posts: 414; Member since: 02 Jan 2012)

so were outsourcing jobs in America to robots in China now? lol

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 07:47 1

9. QWIKSTRIKE (Posts: 1290; Member since: 09 Mar 2010)

Robots will replace humans in the future, and all of our jobs are at stake...don't be so damn QWIK to laugh

Wendy they use robots to cut human cost...wake up damn how smart are you

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 12:08 1

10. downphoenix (Posts: 3165; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)

The 2nd sentence is actually false. Anyone who regularly shops for computer parts know about Foxconn, as they do sell some computer components like cases and power supplies under their own name. They are considered one of many "generic" brands for PC parts. Just go on Newegg if you don't believe me.

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