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Wisconsin Is Fighting to Renegotiate Its Foxconn Deal

Foxconn’s controversial plant in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin has faced resistance from the beginning. Now, Governor Evers is calling on the tech-manufacturing company to renegotiate.
Caroline Haskins
3 days ago
water

Foxconn Just Got Permission to Start Draining Lake Michigan to Make LCD Screens

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approved a request to divert 7 million gallons of water a day to the area where Foxconn is building its new plant.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.27.18
short circuit

The 'Robots Replacing Foxconn Workers' Story Is Less Sexy Than You Think

A former Foxconn executive explains why media reports heralding a robot takeover are overblown.
David Bixenspan
5.26.16
Features

The Changing Face of Shenzhen, the World's Gadget Factory

Inside the megacity where 90 percent of the world's gadgets are made.
Tim Maughan
8.19.15
japan

Pepper, the 'Emotional Robot,' Sells Out in Under a Minute in Japan

But can it crack the global market?
Emiko Jozuka
6.22.15
Motherboard Blog

11,000 Kilometer Proof That Trains Still Win at Moving Stuff Around the Planet

The Eurasia-spanning "New Silk Road" is poised to become the new silicon road as well.
Michael Byrne
3.30.14
Motherboard Blog

The People Waiting in Line for a New iPhone Don't Know What They're Waiting For, or How Long

Once Apple announces its new phones on Tuesday at 1pm, two young men from Cincinnati are hopeful that their camping trip will only last another week or so.
Daniel Stuckey
9.9.13
Motherboard Blog

'Groups of Women, Three or Four at a Time, Grabbed Each Other by Their Hands, and Plunged off the Building'

They hit the pavement just like rain, a stunned fire chief would later testify.
ALEX PASTERNACK
3.25.13
Motherboard Blog

The Crapjects Are Already Here, They're Just Not Evenly Distributed

As a game system, Google Glass has much more of a weird promise. Imagine groups of gamers re-enacting famous civil disturbances on city streets.
Warren Ellis
2.25.13
Motherboard Blog

Motherboard's Favorite Things of 2012

Mars touchdown, Bjork, gauge symmetry, Occupy reborn. 2012 really happened.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
12.31.12
Motherboard Blog

Why It Makes Sense to Manufacture Mac Minis in the U.S.

Apple's not going to save the economy, but at least you can feel a little less bad about buying their computers.
Adam Clark Estes
12.27.12
Motherboard Blog

Why Foxconn Will Always Be a Terrible Place to Work

Like it or not, your smartphone will continue to be built by young people in China.
Adam Clark Estes
12.15.12
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