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Foxconn recruiting a 3000-dev army to work on Firefox OS apps

0. phoneArena posted on 21 Jun 2013, 09:23

Foxconn, the company that manufactures iPhones and many other gadgets, is a city of its own with over 1.2 million employees, and hiring 3000 more seems like nothing…

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posted on 21 Jun 2013, 10:03

1. sherby (Posts: 7; Member since: 21 Jun 2013)

Do they really have 1.2 million employees??? o.O

That would put the troubles into perspective.

posted on 21 Jun 2013, 10:43

2. jsdechavez (Posts: 758; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)

They do and they're like one of the biggest employers in China.

posted on 21 Jun 2013, 10:52

3. roscuthiii (Posts: 2246; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)

If they're gonna start making they're own phones they're going to want to hire some lawyers as well. You know... lawsuits n' all.

posted on 02 Jul 2013, 00:16

9. sunnykgupta (Posts: 1; Member since: 19 May 2011)

Did you read the full article? They already manufacture iPhones and a lot of other gadgets!

posted on 21 Jun 2013, 11:33 3

4. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1888; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)

1st they first learn how to manufacture phones
2nd they learn how to code OS
3rd they learn how to manufacture weapons
4th taking over the world while everyone is too busy looking at their phone's screen

posted on 21 Jun 2013, 19:54

7. taikucing (unregistered)

+1 for you

posted on 21 Jun 2013, 14:31

5. Kevinphantom (Posts: 82; Member since: 17 Jun 2013)

Its some times called hon hai precision company instead of (foxconn)

posted on 21 Jun 2013, 14:43

6. Insignificant (Posts: 192; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)

The aspect of Firefox os I'm most curious about is the high ends. Sony is rumoured to be making just that for next year. They already have a low end Xperia originally with android, but changed to Firefox os in a developer video.

posted on 22 Jun 2013, 05:01

8. microsoftnokiawin (Posts: 1236; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)

i personally don't like foxconn ! but i like the open sourceness of firefox more than many others so hmph :/

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