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Industry Insight - The top technology predictions for the worldwide manufacturing industry in 2020

By Industry Contributor 10 December 2019

Kevin Dherman, Chief Innovation Officer at SYSPRO Corporate, offers the company's top predictions for the manufacturing sector in the year ahead. FULL STORY >

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Game-changers for the manufacturing industry in 2018

By Press Release 29 January 2018

IoT being built into the product design, manufacturers adopting a more service-centric business model and 3D-printing reaching the tipping point of realising business benefits on a large scale. These are the three game-changing trends that... FULL STORY >

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TCL may have BlackBerry-branded wearables on the way

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 April 2017

Not just content with smartphones, TCL expands its licensing agreement with BlackBerry to include the manufacture of wearable and IoT devices. FULL STORY >

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Apple may design its own ARM-based chip for Mac devices

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 February 2017

Having done so for iPhone and iPad in the past couple years, Apple is reportedly considering making its own ARM-based chips for Mac devices too. FULL STORY >

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Samsung cites battery flaws as cause for Note 7 explosions

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 23 January 2017

After an investigation, Samsung discovers a short circuit within the battery of certain Note 7's was the cause of the devices catching fire. FULL STORY >

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Physical QWERTY keyboard smartphones still a possibility for BlackBerry

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 30 September 2016

After news circulated about BlackBerry no longer producing its own smartphones, CEO John Chen clarifies the company's position. FULL STORY >

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Intel will soon begin manufacturing ARM-based smartphone processors

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 August 2016

Announced at the Intel Developer Forum, the company has just inked a deal to produce ARM-based processors for use in smartphones. FULL STORY >

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Business Connexion leads systems integration for manufacturing and mining

By Staff Writer 23 June 2015

The X-Change User Conference, hosted by Wonderware and Schneider Electric, has established itself over the past two decades as the longest-running, best-attended and most informative mining and manufacturing conference in... FULL STORY >

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$349 Apple Watch Sport costs $84 to make according to new report

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 May 2015

According to a new cost teardown report by IHS Inc., the Apple Watch Sport's manufacturing costs are a quarter of its actual $349 price. FULL STORY >

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Explosion rocks Foxconn plant

By Johan Keyter 23 May 2011

This Friday an explosion at a Foxconn plant in China caused the death of at least three workers while injuring some 15 others. FULL STORY >

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