Posts posted in March 2012
H1-B Critics Outline Program Flaws
Barbara Jorgensen 3/30/2012 (39) comments
Opponents of US H1-B visas say the program has been exploited to bring in workers that are paid less than their US counterparts and displaces qualified American workers.
Foxconn TV: Watch This Space
Tam Harbert 3/30/2012 (10) comments
By securing its own supply of LCD panels, which account for 70 percent of an LCD TV’s cost and 90 percent of its display performance, Foxconn (aka Hon Hai) made itself a one-stop shop for manufacturers.
Capability Trumps Capacity in EMS Industry
iSuppli EMS, ODM Insights 3/29/2012 (9) comments
So far this decade, the product mix has shifted slightly as more industrial products have started to flow through the EMS industry. In parallel with this shift, there has been a rise in focus on enhancing capabilities.
UPS Strengthens Its EU Presence
Logical Link 3/27/2012 (19) comments
UPS is gaining a bigger slice of the European express delivery market and is bulking up existing operations in fast-growing Latin American and Asia Pacific countries, namely Brazil and China.
Foxconn Shores Up Display Supplies
News of the Day 3/27/2012 (8) comments
Foxconn parent Hon Hai will invest more than $800 million in Sharp, making it Sharp's largest shareholder. Sharp is a leading supplier of Apple's Retina displays.
India's Promises & Drawbacks
Bolaji Ojo 3/20/2012 (11) comments
India can play a bigger role in the high-tech industry, but it needs to do a lot of legal and procedural housecleaning and improve infrastructure.
The Post Mortem That Heals
Best-Practices 3/20/2012 (2) comments
A post mortem examination of a design or manufacturing project offers the opportunity to identify errors and ensure they are not repeated.
Lessons From Apple & Pi
Barbara Jorgensen 3/12/2012 (23) comments
Two times in as many weeks, unprecedented demand resulted in sellouts. But only one company has a legitimate reason for missing the mark.
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