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Manufacturing

Manufacturing is the use of machines, tools and labor to make things for use or sale. The term may refer to a range of human activity, from handicraft to high tech, but is most commonly applied to industrial production, in which raw materials are transformed into finished goods on a large scale.

Headlines Around the Web

Sanjay Jha new CEO of chip co Globalfoundries

Jan 08 - The Times of India

Boeing union approves new contract

Jan 05 - MarketWatch

New investment projects hit nadir

Jan 04 - The Times of India

PMI raises worries over French economy

Jan 03 - Financial Times

Manufacturing falls as share of output

Dec 23 - Financial Times

Sluggish economy hits loans

Dec 22 - The Times of India

Articles About Manufacturing

A HP Invent logo is pictured in front of Hewlett-Packard
HP Sprout: Keyboard Free And Mouse Free 3D Desktop

By IBTimes AU

HP launches Sprout, a mouse free and keyboard free 3D scanning computer. (4:27 pm)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, HP, INTEL

Health Workers Prepare To Carry An Abandoned Dead Body Presenting With Ebola Symptoms At Duwala Market In Monrovia
Australia Does Not Have Ebola Drug ZMapp And That Is Alright, Experts Say

By IBTimes AU

Health experts in Australia are one in saying that stockpiling of ZMapp is unnecessary at this point. (4:20 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

Apple CEO Tim Cook Departs The Stage Following His Keynote Address
MacBook Pro Problems Arise, Graphics Failure and More Anger Users to Sue Apple

By IBTimes AU

Apple has catered to a growing and steady fan base of MacBook users. However, the recent problems arising from the units including graphics failure has got some Apple fans suing the company. What is Apple up against this time? (8:55 am)

MORE TOPICS: APPLE INC., AMD, CALIFORNIA, FACEBOOK, COURT, FLORIDA

'Person Of Interest' Season 4 Spoilers: Episode 1 'Panopticon' Airs On Sept. 23, 2014, John And His Team Try To Adjust To Their New Identities
'Person Of Interest' Season 4 Recap: Episode 6 'Pretenders' Aired On Oct. 28, 2014, The 'POI' Team Protects A Fake Detective Involved In A Gang War [WATCH VIDEOS]

By IBTimes AU

The team's new “POI” is a faux inspector named Walter Dang, who is really an insurance company office worker. (Oct 30)

MORE TOPICS: ELECTIONS, NEW YORK

A visitor holds a new Samsung Galaxy Note Edge smartphone after its presentation at the Unpacked 2014 Episode 2 event ahead of the IFA Electronics show in Berlin, September 3, 2014.
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Now Available In South Korea

By IBTimes AU

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has arrived in South Korea. It is priced at and will be available through SK Telecom today and KT tomorrow. (Oct 29)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, SMARTPHONE

U.S. President Barack Obama
Obama Launches Initiatives To Boost Hi-Tech Manufacturing: $530M Investment In 10 States

By IBTimes AU

The initiative is significant for its multi-sectoral approach and public–private collaboration. (Oct 28)

MORE TOPICS: NASA, WHITE HOUSE, MICHIGAN, TENNESSEE, INVESTMENT, BARACK OBAMA

A RECEPTIONIST SPEAKS ON A PHONE UNDER A SONY CORP LOGO AT THE COMPANY'S HEADQUARTERS IN TOKYO
Sony To Launch A Real Underwater Xperia Auqatech Store

By IBTimes AU

In Dubai, Sony will open an underwater Xperia Aquatech Store on December 3. (Oct 28)

MORE TOPICS: DUBAI, SONY, ANDROID

Global stock market indices
Global Markets Overview – October 28, 2014

By IG Markets

US earnings season continues to deliver as expected - estimates have been low. However, 79.8% of those companies that have reported have beaten earnings per share estimates, and 60.5% have beaten revenue estimates. (Oct 28)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, DOW JONES, FTSE, GERMANY, TWITTER

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation's head office is pictured in Burnaby, British Columbia August 5, 2014. Tekmira, based in Canada, was one of a few companies to have developed Ebola treatments advanced enough to be tested on people. Shares of Tekmi
'Ebola Virus Manufactured By Western Drug Companies, US Defence Dept.' Goes Viral on Social Media

By IBTimes AU

Western pharmaceutical companies and the U.S. Department of Defence have been implicated of reports concerning the Ebola outbreak. (Oct 27)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, FACEBOOK, AIDS, INVESTMENT

A  man holds an iPhone 6 in a mobile phone shop in Moscow September 26, 2014. Official sales of Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus started at midnight on Friday across major cities in Russia, according to local media.
Steady iPhone 6 Supply Secured as Apple Readies 50M Units for December 2014 Delivery – Report

By IBTimes AU

Apple’s iPhone 6 release this 2014 will not be hampered by supply crunch as the company had reportedly secured sufficient stocks, likely flooding the market with 50 million freshly-minted units before the end of December. (Oct 27)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, IPAD