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Amazon workers strike at five German facilities

Just as holiday orders peak for the e-commerce giant, more than 2,000 distribution center workers strike in Germany.

By December 15, 2014

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Amazon worker strike expands to fifth German facility

The workers argue that Amazon isn't paying them enough, while the company says they're actually paid at the upper level of their grade.

By September 24, 2014

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Google's Calico to launch new facility for researching aging

The Google-backed company is taking its mission to extend the human life span further, partnering with biopharmaceutical firm AbbVie.

By September 3, 2014

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A first look inside FirstBuild's finished facility (pictures)

Click through the gallery to take a tour of GE's new FirstBuild microfactory in Louisville, KY.

23 Images By July 24, 2014

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GE's new microfactory unveils four quirky appliance concepts

The GE FirstBuild facility is now open to the public and it shared several new prototypes to mark the occasion.

By July 24, 2014

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Mock-ups of a finished FirstBuild facility (pictures)

We got to take a look at FirstBuild's unfinished HQ today, but GE also shared several images of what it will look like when complete.

9 Images By April 16, 2014

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Robo-car, go! Google's latest self-driving prototypes are heading to public roadways

The company's bubble-shaped autonomous vehicles will soon take to the streets of Google's hometown to see how they fare in real traffic -- and how we respond.

By May 15, 2015

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ARM and Unicef team up on wearables for the developing world

The organizations kick off a multiyear partnership by announcing a design contest to create potentially life-saving wearable devices.

By May 19, 2015

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Facebook boosts minimum wage for contract workers to $15 an hour

The world's largest social network now requires that its contractors pay employees a $15 hourly minimum wage and receive a minimum of 15 paid days off.

By May 13, 2015

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Apple aiming to go all green in China manufacturing

Right now 87 percent of Apple's global operations run on renewable energy. But its goal is 100 percent and converting China manufacturers will be key to getting there.

By May 11, 2015