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Foxconn set for US with $40M investment in Pennsylvania

The Chinese company will invest $30 million over two years to build a manufacturing facility, and will also drop $10 million into R&D at Carnegie Mellon.

By November 22, 2013

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Pennsylvania e-voting machine casts wrong ballot. Oops

An electronic voting machine was briefly taken offline today when it mistook a vote for Barack Obama as one for Mitt Romney. Republicans say they have reports of the opposite happening too.

By November 6, 2012

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,533: "Apparently" kid wins the Internet, UberPool, Leak goes down

Apparently you've haven't laughed until you watch this video of a child being interview on a Pennsylvania local newscast. Also, UberPool enters beta in San Francisco and the anonymous email app Leak crashes under the weight of its own nefariousness.

By August 6, 2014

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Microsoft tip ends in arrest of alleged child porn hustler

Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft are all now using PhotoDNA, which lets them track images depicting child exploitation.

By August 6, 2014

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P.F. Chang's reveals more details on data breach

While it hasn't yet determined if any specific person's credit card data was stolen, the restaurant chain has isolated the attack to 33 locations and specific time frames.

By August 4, 2014

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Beautiful tree grows over 40 kinds of fruit

An artist has used his agricultural background to create gorgeous, multi-fruit trees to revive heirloom stone fruits.

By August 4, 2014

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Uber, Lyft ordered to halt all operations in Pittsburgh

Two Pennsylvania judges slap the ride-for-hire apps with cease and desist orders just before the 4th of July holiday weekend.

By July 2, 2014

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Uber, Lyft allowed to freely drive Seattle's streets

The city council lifts several restrictions and gives the green light to on-demand car service apps.

By July 14, 2014

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Y2K glitch orders 14K deceased men to join the military draft

Is the US recruiting a zombie army? No, it just appears an Y2K bug temporarily resurfaced.

By July 10, 2014