South Korea’s Maeil Business Newspaper says — as noted by “CNET” — that Apple plans to launch the next generation of iPhone in October.

The publication quotes the head of human resources at Foxconn’s Taiyuan factory, who said the Northern China factory is hiring lots of new employees to prepare for the next iPhone. Of course, you should take this with a grain of salt. Previous rumors have placed the “iPhone 5” debut in the June-July time frame. Read more at .