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An acute shortage of face masks caused by fear of contagion has found its way west with online retailers, manufacturers and pharmacies in the US and Britain selling out. Photograph: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan

The coronavirus is wreaking havoc within the global technology supply chain, as many Chinese provinces extend the new year holiday in an effort to con(...)

China is a key market for Apple as well as a major production centre for its devices. Photograph: iStock

Apple has asked its major suppliers to assess the cost implications of moving 15 -30 per cent of their production capacity from China to southeast Asi(...)

Tung Tzu-hsein, chairman of Pegatron: Company   has moved to Indonesia some manufacturing of  products  hit by US tariffs on Chinese imports. Photograph: Maurice Tsai/Bloomberg

The two largest contract manufacturers of Apple’s iPhone are expanding production capacity outside China, as the global trade war and a slowing Chines(...)

Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook holds up an iPad Air during an Apple event in San Francisco, California last October. The tech giant is understood to be working on an updated model, with an unveiling expected at the end of this quarter, or early next. Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Apple’s suppliers are understood to have started manufacturing new iPads, as the company works to reinvigorate sales of the tablet computers after two(...)

Mass production of a 4.7in successor to the wildly popular iPhone 5 series of smartphones will begin during the third week of July, according to media reports

Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision, the world’s largest contract manufacturer of electronic goods, will begin mass production of Apple’s next-generation iPho(...)

A customer walks up a staircase at an Apple shop in Hong Kong. A supplier of Apple products in China, Pegatron, has been accused of labour law violation. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

A labour rights group has accused a supplier of Apple in China of misconduct including withholding employees’ pay and environmental violations.The rep(...)