Apple supplier Pegatron boosts China workforce by 40 pct in H2

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Pegatron Corp, an assembler of Apple Inc’s iPhone and iPad, said it would increase its number of workers in China by up to 40 percent in the second half of the year, fuelling market speculation of a new cheaper iPhone. Pegatron currently employs 100,000 workers. Suppliers have told Reuters that Apple is developing a cheaper model of the phone, broadening its sales base to lower-income buyers in growth markets such as China and India. …

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