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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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Kickstarter to drill the moon's south pole is raising crazy cash

Lunar Mission One wants to bury a time capsule deep below the surface of the bottom of the moon, and it's asking the public to foot the bill. So far, humanity seems willing to chip in.

By November 19, 2014

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'Wasting time on the Internet' is a real Ivy League college class

Finally, all those hours spent noodling around on social media can be harnessed into real college credit at a prestigious institution.

By October 30, 2014

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Uber drivers kick off 'Global Day of Protest'

The ride-sharing app's drivers in the US and London are complaining about fee hikes, fare cuts and the lack of a tip option.

By October 22, 2014

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FBI director demands access to private cell phone data

To stop terrorists and other criminals, cell phones should have encryption backdoors to enable US government surveillance, argues FBI Director James Comey.

By October 16, 2014

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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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MediaTek tries to catch DIY wave with new Labs effort

The maker movement has been growing since its start in 2006, and the Taiwan-based chipmaker is now another major player looking to tap into the trend.

By September 22, 2014

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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