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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

Samsung Galaxy Alpha’s Exynos 5 Processor Powered Meizu MX4 Racks Up 52811 In AnTuTu Testing

By IBTimes AU

Meizu MX4 is the newest entry in the high-end smartphone market that scored high in the benchmark testing. (12:59 pm)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, SMARTPHONE, SONY

Euro and U.S. dollar banknotes
Australian Dollar Outlook - 26 August 2014

By IBTimes AU

Bell FX Currency Outlook: Ranges were limited with Europe taking an extended weekend and little new data released. (Aug 26)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TRADE BALANCE

New York Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday August 26, 2014

By Comsec

Local shares were flat footed in early trade on Tuesday, despite solid improvements for US stocks overnight which included the S&P 500 briefly lifting above 2,000 points for the first time. A continuing theme on Tuesday has been the weakness in the r... (Aug 26)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, WESFARMERS

The Apple logo is pictured at a retail store in the Marina neighborhood in San Francisco, California
Sept 19 iPhone 6 Release Date Confirmed as Apple Eyes Production Start of A9-Powered iPhone 6S – Reports

By IBTimes AU

The reported September 19 iPhone 6 release date seems all but confirmed as fresh signs emerged that Apple is already making preparations for the large-scale assembly of the upcoming handset’s replacement that gets to see unpacking in 2015. (Aug 26)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, IPAD, SMARTPHONE, INVESTMENT

iPhone 6 Concept Image by Dani Yako
iPhone 6 Release Date One Week After Sept 9 Intro: 6 Important Things to Know

By IBTimes AU

Apple’s September 9 news briefing is seen as the day that the iPhone 6 will finally get unveiled but actual release date of the device will not happen until the week after. (Aug 25)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, SAMSUNG, IPAD

An elderly woman walks at a temporary housing complex where evacuees from the Kawamata area are living in Kawamata town, Fukushima prefecture June 23, 2014. The triple meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant that followed the March 2011 earthquak
Global Markets Overview – August 22, 2014

By IG Markets

More record prints for the S&P as it's now within eight points of 2000, a psychological milestone. (Aug 22)

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

iPhone 6
iPhone 6 Release Date Remains On Course for Sept-Oct 2014 as Apple Delays iWatch Debut to 2015

By IBTimes AU

That Apple’s iWatch will likely not materialise until the early months of 2015 seems bad news but the good news is – all the tech giant’s energy and attention are now focused on the iPhone 6 release date this 2014, somehow ensuring that no delay will attend the arrival of the next iPhone. (Aug 20)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, IPAD, ANDROID

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Gestures As He Speaks At The Company's  "Build" Conference.
Upcoming Windows-Powered HP Stream 14 Notebook To Cost $199; Looks Similar To Chromebook 14

By IBTimes AU

A brand new Notebook from Microsoft and HP partnership is in the offing. (Aug 20)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, AMD, HP, IPAD, ARCHITECTURE, HTC

Fighters of the Islamic State stand guard at a checkpoint in the Northern Iraq City of Mosul
Australian ISIS Member Offers $1000 Reward for Address of Prominent Muslim Leader

By IBTimes AU

The man believed to be Mohamed Elomar, an Australian ISIS militant, had posted a tweet that since been deleted: "Anyone in Sydney who can give me the details of Habashi dog Dr Jamal Rafi, anything, house details, what area am willing to pay $1000. (Aug 15)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, AUSTRALIA

Four thousand U.S. dollars are counted out by a banker
Australian Dollar Outlook - 15 August 2014

By IBTimes AU

Bell FX Currency Outlook: The AUD is a little higher as risk appetite improved overnight. (Aug 15)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, GDP, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, NEW YORK