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Secret Wounds Of Globalism: Boeing Sells Its Technology — Cheap — To Japan

Reposted from Forbes ******** Secret Wounds Of Globalism: Boeing Sells Its Technology — Cheap — To Japan Eamonn Fingleton | January 5, 2014 | Forbes (To read the complete Forbes article, click here.) After some scarifying teething problems, the Boeing Dreamliner now seems to be becoming belatedly accepted as the…

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Top 7 US technologies China, other nations want to steal

Reposted from The Christian Science Monitor ******** Top 7 US technologies China, other nations want to steal Mark Clayton | The Christian Science Monitor Between late 2008 and early 2009, David Yen Lee, a chemist with Valspar Corp., used his company’s computer network to download 160 secret formulas for coatings…

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Foxconn to build plant in Pennsylvania

Reposted from CNN Money ********* Foxconn to build plant in Pennsylvania Chris Isidore | November 22, 2013 | CNN Money Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics contract manufacturer to many U.S. tech giants, will spend $30 million on a new factory in the Harrisburg, Pa., area that will employ up to 500…

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Apple to build new manufacturing facility in Arizona with solar-power, will create 2000+ jobs

Reposted from 9TO5 Mac Apple Intelligence ******** Apple to build new manufacturing facility in Arizona with solar-power, will create 2000+ jobs Mark Gurman | November 4, 2013 | 9to5 Mac The State of Arizona today announced that Apple is planning to build a new manufacturing facility in the city of…

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Apple and Currency Manipulation

America could be the best place to manufacture many things, but foreign country manipulation of the terms of trade take the advantage away.  Currency manipulation continues to make producing things here more expensive than it should be. Apple CEO Tim Cook gave his 4th quarter report to analysts today. I’m…

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NEOCAM: When WIRE-Net Decided to Take On the World

Reposted from Wire Net News ***** NEOCAM: When WIRE-Net Decided to Take On the World October 18, 2013  |  Wire Net News The year was 1999 and Gordon Barr had just purchased NewKor, Inc., a Cleveland manufacturer of high end insulation jackets for exploders and rockets, and one of the…

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Apple and Intel Revisited

Reposted from Foreign Policy ********* Apple and Intel Revisited Richard Elkus, Jr. | September 24, 2013 | Foreign Policy My book, Winner Take All: How Competitiveness Shapes the Fate of Nations (2008),was based on my experience in electronic audiovisual recording and the production of equipment used in the manufacturing of semiconductor devices,…

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Fast and Flawed Inspections of Factories Abroad

Reposted from The New York Times ***** Fast and Flawed Inspections of Factories Abroad Stephanie Clifford and Stephen Greenhouse  |  September 1, 2013  |  The New York Times Inspectors came and went from a Walmart-certified factory in Guangdong Province in China, approving its production of more than $2 million in specialty…

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China Seen in Push to Gain Technology Insights

Reposted from The New York Times ***** China Seen in Push to Gain Technology Insights Edward Wong  |  June 5, 2013  |  The New York Times SHENZHEN, China — A government-financed research institute in the Pearl River Delta here boasts an impressive range of specialties, from robotics to nanomedicine to…

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U.S. and Europe Prepare to Settle Chinese Solar Panel Cases

Reposted from The New York Times ******* U.S. and Europe Prepare to Settle Chinese Solar Panel Cases Keith Bradsher | May 20, 2013 | NY Times HONG KONG — The Obama administration and the European Union have each decided to negotiate settlements with China in the world’s largest antidumping and…

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