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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., joined by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, left, Vice President Mike Pence, Terry Gou, president and chief executive officer of Foxconn, and Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Rust Belt Wisconsin looks to fill high-skill jobs at FoxconnWisconsin landed the much coveted Foxconn plant, but now the rust belt state needs to produce more highly skilled workers than those employed in the factories of the past
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2016, file photo, billionaire Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos talks about the history and character of the Post during a dedication ceremony for its new headquarters in Washington.   Bezos briefly became the world’s richest man Thursday, July 27, 2017 in Forbes magazine’s tracking of wealth, as stock in his e-commerce company hit an all-time high.  Microsoft founder Bill Gates reclaimed the lead by afternoon, as Amazon’s stock fell nearly 1 percent for the day to $1,046.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Forbes: Amazon CEO Bezos was briefly the world's richest manForbes magazine says Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos briefly became the world's richest man Thursday, as stock in his e-commerce company hit an all-time high
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
FILE- In this Wednesday Jan. 16, 2008 file photo, a puddle reflects the logo of Nokia in front of the Nokia factory in Bochum, western Germany.  Mobile phone producer Nokia will close it's assembly factory in Bochum with the releass of 2.300 employees. Nokia continued to be hit by a decline in its core networks sector in the second quarter with almost flat sales, and cautioned Thursday that a weakening in networks would be greater than previously expected. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
Nokia reports loss, warns of decline in networks industryNokia reports continued loss in the second quarter with flat in sales, mainly caused by 5-percent decline in core networks business
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This Wednesday, March 29, 2017, photo shows the Comcast Center, middle, in Philadelphia. Comcast Corp. reports earnings, Thursday, July 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Why you still can't ditch your cable boxWhere's my cable-streaming app? Turns out, getting cable still mostly requires renting a clunky, expensive box
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Apple ordered to pay $506M in Wisconsin patent infringementA judge has ordered computer-maker Apple Inc. to pay more than $506 million in a patent infringement case brought by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation after the two sides agreed on final damages
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A Russian man is escorted by police officers as he arrives at a courthouse at the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Greek authorities say they have arrested a Russian man wanted in the United States on suspicion of masterminding a money laundering operation involving at least $4 billion through bitcoin transactions. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
Greek police see leads in money laundering suspect's phoneGreek police say a cellphone seized from a Russian man the U.S. wants extradited for allegedly laundering vast sums through bitcoin transactions should provide key data for the investigation
The Associated Press6 hours ago
This Wednesday, April 26, 2017, photo shows the Twitter app on a smartphone in Philadelphia. Twitter Inc. reports earnings, Thursday, July 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Why Twitter won't ban President Donald TrumpTwitter has made it clear that it won't even consider banning Donald Trump from its service, whether the president follows its rules against harassment or not
The Associated Press10 hours ago
In this Wednesday, July 26, 2017 photo, a woman walks by an advertisement of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S8 smartphone at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics on Thursday, July 27, said its second-quarter profit surged 85 percent to record high thanks to memory chips. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Samsung soars, sidestepping jailing of chief, Note 7 fiascoSamsung Electronics sees profit soar despite jailing of company scion, fire-prone Note 7 smartphone fiasco
The Associated Press14 hours ago
President Donald Trump, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, and House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., speaks in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in Washington. Trump is announcing the first U.S. assembly plant for electronics giant Foxconn in a project that's expected to result in billions of dollars in investment in the state and create thousands of jobs. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Amazon and Foxconn reflect a growing trend: Deliver it nowJob announcements by Amazon and Foxconn reflect a growing trend: Reach customers now
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this May 31, 2013 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference to announce the increase in penalties for texting while driving in New York. New York state is set to study the use of a device known as the “textalyzer” that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a serious crash was texting while driving. Cuomo announced Wednesday, July 26, 2017, that he would direct the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee to examine the technology, as well as the privacy and constitutional questions it could raise. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
New York eyes textalyzer to bust drivers using cellphonesNew York state will study the use of a device known as the textalyzer that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a crash was texting while driving
The Associated Press20 hours ago
FILE - In this photo taken Friday, June 8, 2012 Alex Stamos CTO of Artemis Internet, an NCC Group Company, poses by a domain name poster at their offices in San Francisco. Some 2,000 proposals have been submitted as part of the largest expansion of the Internet address system since its creation in the 1980s. These suffixes would rival ".com" and about 250 others now in use. The organization behind it, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, will announce a full list and other details in London on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
At hacker summit, a new focus on preventing brazen attacksAgainst a backdrop of attacks that have grown into full-fledged sabotage, Facebook chief security officer Alex Stamos asked hackers and security experts at the Black Hat conference to re-focus on defense
The Associated Press22 hours ago
In this Monday, June 19, 2017, photo, a user signs into Facebook on an iPad, in North Andover, Mass. Facebook has squeezed just about as many ads into its main platform as it can. Any more and users might start to complain. Now, ads are moving on to Messenger, and WhatsApp may not be too far behind. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Facebook's ads just keep creeping into new appsFacebook has squeezed just about as many ads into its main platform as it can
The Associated Press1 day ago
This image released by the FBI shows a poster containing a photo of Mohammad Saeed Ajily, who the agency is seeking to apprehend on charges of conspiring with others to hack into a Vermont defense contractor and to steal sophisticated software, outlined in an indictment unsealed Monday, July 14, 2017. (FBI via AP)
Experts: Software theft shows threat of mercenary hackersExperts say the indictment of two Iranian men on charges they broke into the computer system of a tiny Vermont defense contractor shows that mercenary hackers who sell stolen data to friendly governments are a growing threat to U.S. companies
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, file photo, Mark Oldenburg processes outgoing orders at Amazon.com's fulfillment center in DuPont, Wash. On Wednesday, July 26, 2017, Amazon said that it’s looking to fill more than 50,000 positions across its U.S. fulfillment network. It’s planning to make thousands of job offers on the spot during its first Jobs Day on Aug. 2, where potential employees will have a chance to see what it’s like to work at Amazon by visiting one of 10 participating fulfillment centers. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Now hiring at Amazon: Thousands of people in 1 dayAmazon is looking for 50,000 people, with unemployment at a 16-year low and wages barely moving
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Saturday, July 15, 2017, photo, fruit is stacked in bins in the produce section of the Whole Foods Market in Sudbury, Mass. Whole Foods Market Inc. reports earnings, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
Whole Foods sales struggle shows Amazon buying a fixer-upperWhole Foods reports another key sales decline as Amazon deal looms
The Associated Press1 day ago
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