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In One Paragraph, Ben Bernanke Explains Why The Future Is Going To Be So Amazing

DailyDirt: Computers Becoming More Like Us

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The field of artificial intelligence is steadily making progress and developing software that can perform some pretty impressive tasks. Still, most AI projects aren't quite ready to convince everyone that computers can be good at general intelligence. But to some folks, it's only a matter of time before robots are...
DailyDirt: Computers Becoming More Like Us
Obama and Romney clash over Apple, Made in China

Asian tech firms turn the tables by pursuing US manufacturing bases

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Chinese PC maker Lenovo has confirmed that it will open a production line in North Carolina next year, creating 115 manufacturing jobs in the US. The news comes little more than a month after a recent commitment from Samsung to invest $4 billion in upgrading a factory in Austin, Texas....
Asian tech firms turn the tables by pursuing US manufacturing bases

LIVE DEBATE: Walmart Should Pay Its Employees More

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Walmart made $26 billion of operating profit last year. Walmart pays its average "associate," of which it has about 1.5 million in the U.S., just under $12 an hour. This equates to an annual salary that is below the poverty line. Like other healthy corporations, Walmart could afford to...
LIVE DEBATE: Walmart Should Pay Its Employees More

Baxter may not be Rosie the Robot, but he's getting close

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Industrial robots are fine. They do tons of repetitive, mind-numbing work that people don’t want to do. But they’re rigid and set in their ways. Baxter is different. Baxter is the adaptive, “teachable,” more human-like robot built by Rethink Robotics right here in the US to help US manufacturers compete....
Baxter may not be Rosie the Robot, but he's getting close

Apple gets mention in presidential debate

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Technology policy hasn't been high list of discussion topics in this year's election. Yet President Barack Obama echoed the words of Steve Jobs in Tuesday night's presidential debate, when asked for the best way to bring manufacturing jobs -- such as the ones Apple has outsourced to China -- back...
Apple gets mention in presidential debate

Nokia cuts 4,000 smartphone factory jobs, moves them to Asia

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Nokia showed the toughening conditions of the smartphone field on Wednesday after it detailed plans to cut 4,000 manufacturing jobs. Positions both in its home territory factory in Salo, Finland, as well as in Komarom, Hungary and Reynosa, Mexico, would be eliminated by the end of 2012. Smartphone production would...
Nokia cuts 4,000 smartphone factory jobs, moves them to Asia

Shapeways's New 3D-Printing Factory Brings Manufacturing Jobs Into The Tech Scene

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"I used to think CEOs who didn't know how many people worked for them were full of it," says Shapeways CEO Peter Weijmarshausen when asked to name the number of people he employees. He thinks about it a second longer, adding up the employees in Shapeways's Netherlands and New York...
Shapeways's New 3D-Printing Factory Brings Manufacturing Jobs Into The Tech Scene
The future of U.S. manufacturing: Nanotech, 3D printing, and self-aware factories
The Other Silicon Valley That The Tech Industry Is Leaving Behind [Video]

Made in the U.S.A.: With Nexus Q, Google Brings Manufacturing Back to the States

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It’s a familiar adage: All of the U.S. manufacturing jobs have gone overseas. Google is bucking convention. The Nexus Q, Google’s first foray into designing and producing its own hardware in-house, will be manufactured inside the United States, not overseas. Google isn’t disclosing the manufacturing locations, mostly for competitive reasons....
Made in the U.S.A.: With Nexus Q, Google Brings Manufacturing Back to the States

Today in Tech: Tablets will overtake notebooks by 2016

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Why your next phone could be made in the U.S.A.; how hacker group Anonymous launches attacks.  Made in America: could your next phone be homegrown? [ENGADGET] For the past score or so, the issue of manufacturing in America has been a prevalent one. Millions upon millions of manufacturing jobs in America have...
Today in Tech: Tablets will overtake notebooks by 2016

On piracy, it's Microsoft vs. Everyone

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Microsoft wants to require foreign manufacturers to certify they aren't using pirated software. In a twist, the effort has other tech giants up in arms. By Tory Newmyer Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer FORTUNE -- Microsoft is pitching itself as the new best friend of American manufacturing in a campaign aimed...
On piracy, it's Microsoft vs. Everyone
It’s time for Apple to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S.
The New iMac: Designed By Apple In California, Assembled In USA

After Your Job Is Gone

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Do you have a job? Do you like having a job? Then I have some bad news for you. The Guardian is worried “today’s technologies are going to remove people from economic activity completely.” Techonomy says “America’s real worker crisis is not immigration, it is jobs.” Om Malik asks: “People...
After Your Job Is Gone

ANDREESSEN: Sending Our Gadget-Making Jobs To China Is Good For Us (AAPL, GOOG)

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Marc Andreessen, who cofounded Netscape and is now betting billions of dollars on Silicon Valley startups, says we should all stop kvetching about sending gadget-manufacturing jobs to China. In the CNBC clip we've embedded below, Andreessen says: I'm a believer in a positive-sum conception of the economy. I'm a...
ANDREESSEN: Sending Our Gadget-Making Jobs To China Is Good For Us (AAPL, GOOG)

HERE COMES THE JOBS REPORT...

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Here it is folks! We're just a few minutes away from The Most Politically Important Jobs Report Of All Time. Here are the numbers that analysts are expecting: Total Non-Farm Payrolls: +130K Change in private payrolls: +142K The unemployment rate 8.3% (flat from the previous month). Change in manufacturing jobs:...
HERE COMES THE JOBS REPORT...

Here's How Many Jobs Apple Will Bring To The U.S. To Make Macs (AAPL)

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Apple got a shout out during last night's State of the Union for bringing manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. At the end of last year, CEO Tim Cook said Apple plans to invest $100 million in domestic manufacturing to produce some Macs here. In case you're wondering what it...
Here's How Many Jobs Apple Will Bring To The U.S. To Make Macs (AAPL)

Oracle moves manufacturing jobs from Mexico to the US

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Oracle is moving 130 manufacturing jobs from Mexico to Oregon in the U.S., a company spokeswoman said. The move by Oracle reflects a growing trend by both tech and other companies to move a part of their manufacturing back to the U.S. Apple, for example, has said it will...
Oracle moves manufacturing jobs from Mexico to the US

Apple manufacturing jobs in China comes up in US presidential debates, both candidates give their opinion

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We’re waiting for the video to go live but one of the last questions in the debate was on how to bring Apple manufacturing jobs ‘back’ to the US. Mitt Romney went first and said something to the effect of China is stealing intelectual property, cheating on currency and aren’t...
Apple manufacturing jobs in China comes up in US presidential debates, both candidates give their opinion

How Computer Technology Is Destroying Jobs

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If you look at the economy over the last several years, you get two very conflicting stories. The first is that the stock market and GDP growth have been positive thanks to companies being profitable and increasing worker productivity. The second is that there has been a distinct lack...
How Computer Technology Is Destroying Jobs

MIKE DAISEY: David Pogue's Defense Of Apple And Foxconn's Workplace Standards Is Ridiculous

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The man who brought Apple's manufacturing practices into the public consciousness, Mike Daisey, is appalled by NYT gadget guru David Pogue's recent defense of those practices. As we noted earlier, Pogue made the point that electronics-manufacturing jobs are better than the jobs Chinese workers had before the factories were...
MIKE DAISEY: David Pogue's Defense Of Apple And Foxconn's Workplace Standards Is Ridiculous

Apple’s tax strategies: ‘Double Irish With a Dutch Sandwich’

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The New York Times uses Apple as a lens to look at the loopholes in corporate tax codes The Reno office that manages Apple's cash. Photo: David Calvert for the New York Times FORTUNE — Apple (AAPL), like every other company in America, from Amazon (AMZN) to Google (GOOG), uses...
Apple’s tax strategies: ‘Double Irish With a Dutch Sandwich’
Apple Should Keep the Jobs in China

Banking crisis could make engineering jobs more attractive, says recruiter

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SThree says financial sector has contributed to skills shortage by tempting graduates away from industrial firmsThe banking crisis could bring an unexpected benefit for British industry by increasing the allure of engineering and manufacturing jobs at the expense of City posts, according to a specialist recruitment firm.SThree, which recruits professionals...
Banking crisis could make engineering jobs more attractive, says recruiter

Apple manufacturing jobs are not coming back and that's OK

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These days, everyone wants to invoke Apple to score some political points--and for good reason. Apple has become the standard bearer for American-style capitalism, becoming the most valuable company of all time. The iPhone has become the symbol of America's dominance as an innovator. And the late Steve Jobs...
Apple manufacturing jobs are not coming back and that's OK
The bell tolls for Lexmark with 1,700 layoffs and euthanasia of its inkjet printer business
HP cracks down on student labor at Chinese suppliers
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