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Foxconn, maker of Apple's iPhone, wants to own a mobile phone network in China and has applied for an MVNO licence. Under Chinese law Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd, cannot own an MVNO itself and so is partnering with an unnamed Chinese internet company, according to an MVNO Dynamics report. That …

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I dispair

Why include "iThing builder" in the headline? Foxconn builds for lots of companies not just Apple. It seems to me that no matter how tenuous the connection the Reg wants to get "iThing" or "Apple" in the headline.

Good opportunity to crowbar "Peak Apple" in there as well.

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Re: I dispair

Sadly the opportunity to denegrate 'The fruity company' seems too juicy to refuse around here.

It is also sure to bring out the 'Fruity' haters in their droves as well.

Hmmm, Great for the Ad hit counts ???

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"peak Apple"

I think at this point that despite Apple stubbornly refusing to show any proof that it has "peaked" the Reg figures they'll keep playing because eventually they'll have to be right. Well, providing the Reg is still around to witness Apple's decline, that is :)

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