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.
The Growing Costs of Bad Government, at Home and at Sea
From the Foxconn boondoggle in Wisconsin to the 7th Fleet, the system is failing the people that depend on it.
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.
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.
The Changing Face of Shenzhen, the World's Gadget Factory
Inside the megacity where 90 percent of the world's gadgets are made.
Pepper, the 'Emotional Robot,' Sells Out in Under a Minute in Japan
But can it crack the global market?
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.
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.
'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.
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.
Motherboard's Favorite Things of 2012
Mars touchdown, Bjork, gauge symmetry, Occupy reborn. 2012 really happened.
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