Rumour NX Entering Trial Production At Foxconn, Annual Output Pegged At 10 Million
The NX level
Trial production of the Nintendo NX has apparently begun at Foxconn Electronics, one of the companies involved in the manufacture of console. According to sources consulted by DigiTimes, Foxconn is sharing production with Japan-based Misumi Electronics and Hosiden. Annual production is said to be between 9.5 to 10 million units...
News Nintendo Issues a Statement on Its Foxconn Under-Age Workers Investigation
Confirms violation and further on-site inspections
Last week there was some unpleasant news that Nintendo was forced to confront, with the revelations that manufacturing partner Foxconn employed under-age interns to manufacture Wii U. Foxconn accepted responsibility and admitted that under-age employees had been hired and subsequently released,...
Talking Point Affordable Consoles Come at a Cost
There are no easy answers
Earlier this week we reported on the news that Foxconn, manufacturer for many of the world’s biggest technology companies, employed under-age interns to work on Wii U manufacturing. Foxconn admitted that it had employed 14-16 year old school attendees and stated that it had “apologized to each of the students for our...
News Nintendo Responds To Foxconn's Admission Of Guilt In Child Labour Scandal
"We take our responsibilities as a global company very seriously"
Yesterday, allegations surfaced online that Chinese manufacturer Foxconn - which counts Nintendo, Sony and Apple as some of its clients - was employing children in its factories. Foxconn has since admitted guilt, issuing the following statement: We recognize that full...
News Under-Age Workers Allegedly Worked on Wii U Manufacturing
The latest controversy for Foxconn
If you own a number of gadgets and gizmos from major companies such as Apple, Sony and Microsoft, it's in all likelihood been manufactured by Foxconn, based primarily in China. The reason we can buy technology at affordable prices isn't just because of cheaper parts and research, but due to low-paid labour in...