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Foxconn Workers Report Slowdown in Orders

  CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports that what happens at Foxconn is seen as a barometer for the tech industry.

Foxconn to shift China retail focus online after Metro ends joint venture

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Foxconn Technology Group said it will shift its China retailing focus to online sales after a joint venture with German retailer Metro AG failed to gain traction in stiff competition among large consumer electronics stores. Full story

Apple supplier Foxconn freezes hiring at largest plant

TAIPEI/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc's manufacturing partner Foxconn Technology Group has frozen hiring at a Shenzhen plant that makes gadgets including the iPhone 5 and put the brakes on recruiting for other factories across China, but said the move was not linked to any single client. Full story

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  The Foxconn Freeze Effect

Abhey Lamba, Mizuho Securities analyst, weighs in on Foxconn's decision to "temporarily slow down" their recruitment process.

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Workers walk out at the gate of a Foxconn factory in the township of Longhua in Shenzhen, Guangdong province December 18, 2012. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu