Foxconn's life beyond Apple?

May 07, 2013, 4:09 PM EDT
Workers put up scaffolding on a building owned by the contract manufacturer Foxconn International Holdings Ltd on November 28, 2010 in Shenzhen, China.
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The manufacturer of Apple's gadgets seeks to lessen its reliance on the company as many in the tech industry begin to doubt Apple's supposed prowess and longevity. But reports of Foxconn's signing on to build a possible Apple TV have some second-guessing the Taiwanese manufacturer's ability to let go.