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Apple, Amazon to back Foxconn on Toshiba chip bid, Gou says

U.S. tech titans depend on Japanese firm's memory chip output

Foxconn keeps its headquarters in suburban Taipei though it makes most gadgets in China.

OSAKA -- Chairman Terry Gou of key iPhone assembler Hon Hai Precision Industry, or Foxconn Technology Group, told the Nikkei Asian Review in an exclusive interview Sunday that his company has financial support from Apple and Amazon in its bid for the memory chip unit of embattled Japanese conglomerate Toshiba.

According to sources, Hon Hai is the highest bidder among five interested buyers, supposedly offering more than 2 trillion yen ($18.2 billion).

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