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Apple may buy factory belonging to struggling Apple display-maker

Struggling Apple display-maker Japan Display could sell Apple and Sharp its main smartphone screen factory, a new report claims. Japan Display still owes Apple more than $800 million for the plant,
U.S. Manufacturing Freefall Over But Growth Still In Question

U.S. Manufacturing Freefall Over But Growth Still In Question

The manufacturing sector is no longer hurtling toward a deep contraction but conflicting reports on Monday leave question of growth open.
The great American labor paradox: Plentiful jobs, most of them bad

The great American labor paradox: Plentiful jobs, most of them bad

When you compare lived reality with the data, it's clear something big is getting lost in translation
Art kills around 100,000 mongooses in India every year

Art kills around 100,000 mongooses in India every year

Fifty animals are killed for every kilogram of mongoose hair used in brushes.

President Trump will visit Apple's Mac Pro factory on November 20th

Apple is determined to win as as many tariff exemptions as it can, it seems. The White House has confirmed that President Trump will visit Apple's Mac Pro factory in Austin, Texas on November 20th,

Volkswagen begins pre-production of its ID.3 EV in China

Just days after Volkswagen showed off the first all-electric ID.3 produced at its Zwickau plant in Germany, the company announced that it has entered pre-production in China, too. Like the Zwickau
What Indians think of demonetisation, three years after the jolt

What Indians think of demonetisation, three years after the jolt

A quarter of Indians believe there was no real benefit from the drastic move.

Volkswagen’s attempt at a bold, cleaner future starts with the ID.3

With much pomp and circumstance, the first all-electric ID.3 produced at Volkswagen's Zwickau plant rolled down a hall of flashing lights and pulsating music. A badge on the fender signifies it's one
Samsung closes last China phone factory. Others would find it harder, experts say

Samsung closes last China phone factory. Others would find it harder, experts say

Samsung has closed its final phone production factory in China and shifted mainly to Vietnam and India, but experts think other companies -- including Apple -- would find it considerably more
Why Louis Vuitton opened a factory on a ranch in Texas

Why Louis Vuitton opened a factory on a ranch in Texas

Louis Vuitton had good reasons to open a $50 million workshop making bags in Johnson County, a sparse stretch of grassland just south of Fort Worth.
Even high-end brands like Lululemon face disturbing allegations of worker abuse

Even high-end brands like Lululemon face disturbing allegations of worker abuse

The allegations against the label show labor abuses in clothing supply chains aren’t just a problem of fast fashion.
NASA and Elon Musk need each other too much to keep arguing

NASA and Elon Musk need each other too much to keep arguing

Musk and NASA chief Jim Bridenstine got on the same page about returning human spaceflight to the US.

A worldwide material shortage is delaying cassette production

Just when cassette tapes appeared to be making a comeback, a worldwide shortage of gamma ferric oxide has slowed production. National Audio Company (NAC), the largest cassette tape manufacturer in the
Watch Lego minifigures being born

Watch Lego minifigures being born

This is the machine ballet of Lego minifigures getting made at a factory in Kladno, Czech Republic. Below, the molds behind a minifig. (New Elementary)
Never heard of a water sommelier? Neither did we till we met Ganesh Iyer

Never heard of a water sommelier? Neither did we till we met Ganesh Iyer

Drinking eight glasses a day could be job advice.
EVs are hardly the magic wand to fight India’s pollution woes

EVs are hardly the magic wand to fight India’s pollution woes

Renewable energy and battery recycling, too, need a parallel boost.

Piston Slap: Goodwill Repair, Goodwill Replace Again? (PART II)

Caroline Writes: Good day Sajeev: I was blessed to find your information on line. I am experiencing the exact issues mentioned on your site regarding my 2013 Volvo S60. Do you have any advice

Foxconn's Wisconsin plant opens next May with fewer jobs than promised

Foxconn's long-promised factory in Wisconsin will finally begin production in May 2020, but to start, it's only creating 1,500 jobs. That's far fewer than the 13,000 jobs it once said it would add. At
Japanese Nighttime Factory Photography Will Have You Believing FF7’s Midgar Is Real

Japanese Nighttime Factory Photography Will Have You Believing FF7’s Midgar Is Real

We’ve seen that nighttime scenes and tours of factories in Japan can be surprisingly gorgeous, as well as photography that...