iPhone Maker Foxconn Has Replaced 60,000 Human Jobs with Robots

Tour Of The Foxconn Complex And Interview With CEO Terry GuoRobots will do repetitive tasks previously done by people.

The biggest manufacturer of Apple AAPL 0.79% products is going to replace human workers with robots.

Foxconn FXCNY -3.70% has cut 60,000 jobs historically reserved for humans and is in the process of replacing them with robots, according to the BBC and the South China Morning Post. (Foxconn manufactures for a great number of brands and it’s not clear whether these changes affect Apple products.)  continue reading…

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