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Foxconn's Gou met Apple exec to discuss iPhone X

Closed-door confab comes as suppliers scramble to meet expected strong demand

The TSMC event drew executives from tech titans Apple, Nvidia, Qualcomm, ARM Holdings and Broadcom. (Photo by Cheng Ting-Fang)

TAIPEI/SHANGHAI -- Chairman Terry Gou of Hon Hai Precision Industry, also known as Foxconn Technology Group, met Apple Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams behind closed doors to discuss iPhone X production, a source familiar with the matter told the Nikkei Asian Review on Monday, amid reported problems with the key facial-recognition technology used by the cutting-edge device.

The source did not provide the details of their discussions.

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