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Samsung Factory Carbon Dioxide Leak Kills Worker

A carbon dioxide leak in a Samsung plant in southern Seoul has killed one of its workers, according to Korean news agency Yonhap News. Read More >>

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Dirty Protest "Brings People Together" at Rolls-Royce Factory

As far as workplace pranks go, smearing shit all over the place isn't the most endearing thing you can do. In fact, it'll probably get you on the fast-track to being sectioned. But a series of dirty protests at the Rolls-Royce factory in Patchway, Bristol, is having an unexpected effect -- it's bringing workers together. Read More >>

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18 Gorgeous Images of Job-Stealing Factory Robots

Robots have ruled industrial production for decades in many fields, from the car industry to food processing and consumer electronics. The Singularity isn't here yet — but in the world of manufacturing, it's been knocking on our door for years. Read More >>

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A Tour of the New Makerbot Factory, Where 3D Printers Are Born

MakerBot is building an empire selling printers that make things—but have you ever wondered where the printers themselves are made? On June 7th, the company opened a huge new factory to accommodate the booming demand for Replicators, and we got a first-hand look inside. Read More >>

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How Nikon Makes the Glass Inside Its Lenses

If you were ever curious about how Nikon managed to make the wonderful glass that capture beautiful pictures, well, it all starts with making the glass itself. This video gives you a peek inside the Nikon factories that make the glass and shows you the step by step process. Read More >>

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So This Is How They Make Clouds, Hmmm?

A cloud factory! If I ever have a kid, I would show him this photo when he asks about how clouds are made.* I mean, it'd be technically true, right? That's evaporated water, after all. Read More >>

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Hidden Test Video Shows What Life in a Computer Factory Is Really Like

Have you ever wondered how your computer gets made? Ever thought about the people who put it together? What about how life is like inside a computer factory? This video, which was found inside a brand new HP laptop, answers all your questions. Read More >>

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Chinese Citizens Comment on Foxconn, Apple, and Being From the Birthplace of the World's Electronics

The New York Times teamed up with a Chinese magazine to see how the Chinese feel about Foxconn, Apple, and the how their factory workers are treated. The results might not surprise you, but they will remind you that there's more cost to your iPad than what's on the price tag. Read More >>

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Apple Supplier Factory Explodes Injuring 57

There has been an explosion at one of the factories of Pegatron Corp—a manufacturer of back panel parts for Apple's iPad 2. The explosion has injured 57 workers, with 23 hospitalised with burns. Read More >>

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Stinky Factory Could Slow Macbook Air Shipments

Catcher Technology had to shut down one of its plants after residents complained about a "strange odor" emanating from the factory. The funky factory just happens to produce the metal casing for the MacBook Air. The stench could delay the production of the tiny MacBook. Read More >>

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Can Nokia Survive Another Round of Fierce Job Losses?

When Nokia shucked 6,000 jobs back in April, it was looked upon as the worst round of redundancies not just for the Finnish company, but for any companies. Today, a further 3,500 people have faced the guillotine. Read More >>

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Another Foxconn Factory Suffered a Huge Fire

Foxconn is burning yet again. Deep, black smoke was seen coming out of a Foxconn factory in Yantai, a city in the northeastern Shandong Province of China, as a result from a serious fire. Luckily, the fire was put out before the plant suffered any casualties. Read More >>

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