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Brazil's Booming Biz Building Private Jets

March 1, 2013 4:40 pm | by CNN Money | Videos

Embraer, Brazil's number one exporter of manufactured goods, is now building private jets for the rich around the world. Chances are if you've flown on a commuter carrier in North America or Europe, you've the plane came from this factory in Brazil.

Sequester Defense Cuts To Impact Thousands In AL

February 28, 2013 1:13 pm | by NBC News | Videos

If lawmakers cannot find a way to avoid the sequester, thousands of workers at the Anniston Army Depot and Redstone Arsenal in Alabama will take a pay cut. The effect would be particularly devastating in Huntsville, AL, because the local economy is so dependent on Redston.

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Crash Course: Machine Train Alignment

February 27, 2013 4:01 pm | by LUDECA | Videos

A machine train is a series of machines that are axially connected to each other by their shafts. In this video LUDECA provides background knowledge on machine train alignments, along with tips and procedures for efficiently completing the alignment.

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Audi Allroad: Better Than An SUV

February 27, 2013 3:58 pm | by CNN Money | Videos

These days, everybody has crossover SUVs - Audi even has two of them. But for 2013, Audi has brought the 'allroad' back to its lineup. An all-wheel drive station wagon with extra ground clearance that's more fun to drive than crossover SUVs.

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Nissan - EPORO Robots Come To America

February 27, 2013 3:54 pm | by John Murphy | Videos

Seven small robots made by Nissan Motor Company could help change the fundamental way we get around forever. EPOROs - or zero emission robot car concepts - have made their debut in America and these little chick-like creatures run on electricity and use algorithms to move in harmony and in solitude.

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School Helps Bring Manufacturing Jobs Back To The U.S.

February 27, 2013 3:51 pm | by AFTHQ | Videos

Austin Polytechnical Academy was founded as a partnership between labor and business to train students for high-end manufacturing jobs that often remain unfilled for lack of trained talent. The goal of this school is to educate students in all areas of manufacturing.

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Consumer Reports: Best Cars For 2013

February 27, 2013 12:19 pm | by CNN Money | Videos

Lots of car awards are given out every year but if you talk to anyone in the industry, probably none matters more than getting the nod from Consumer Reports. Consumer Reports recently announced their Top Pick vehicles for 2013, which received the highest scores in their self-administered tests. Detroit automakers didn't make the cut.

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The Brilliant Phone Samsung & Apple Didn't Dream Up

February 26, 2013 12:54 pm | by Reuters | Videos

The smartphone market may be massive, but most handsets basically look identical. That's because the big boys are scared of taking risks, says the man behind Russia's innovative YotaPhone, which includes a flip side, battery sipping E-ink display.

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New Poll Shows Wide Support To Hike Minimum Wage

February 25, 2013 12:56 pm | by NBC News | Videos

NBC News contributor and formed chief economist to Vice President Biden, Jared Bernstein discusses the big debate over the benefits of raising the minimum wage to $9 an hour. A new poll finds wide support for raising the minimum wage by a nearly 3:1 margin.

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Ford Adds 450 Jobs At Cleveland Plant

February 22, 2013 12:00 pm | by CNN Money | Videos

Ford's Americas President Joe Hinrichs talks with CNNMoney about Ford's plan to bring manufacturing back to the United States, Ford's eco-boost engine overcapacity in Europe, and the growing North American demand for the eco-boost engines. This growing demand for fuel-efficient vehicles has prompted Ford to expand engine production in the U.S., adding 450 jobs at one of the company's Ohio plants.

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Anger After U.S. Boss Insults France's Workers

February 21, 2013 4:23 pm | by Reuters | Videos

French workers have hit back at scathing comments made about them by an American tycoon. Maurice Taylor, the CEO of U.S. tire company Titan International told France's industry minister in a letter published by French media that he didn't want to take over a struggling tire plant as the workforce ''works only three hours.''

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Tour PlanetSolar

February 20, 2013 3:12 pm | by spectrummag | Videos

PlanetSolar is the first boat to travel around the world on sunlight alone. Christian Ochsenbein, the on-board electrical engineer during the 19-month journey, shows off the yacht's power system. For more information visit http://spectrum.ieee.org.

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Toyota Avalon: No Longer A 'Retiree's Car'

February 20, 2013 3:10 pm | by CNN Money | Videos

The Toyota Avalon has always been a bit of a snooze, but the 2013 is actually not as boring as its predecessors. CNNMoney's David Valdes-Dapena reports that the new model is still a big, comfortable car but now it also is a nice drive as well. Take a look.

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Using Explosions To Power Soft Robots

February 20, 2013 3:07 pm | by Harvard University | Videos

Using small explosions produced by a mix of methane and oxygen, researchers at Harvard have designed a soft robot that can leap as much as a foot in the air. That ability to jump could one day prove critical in allowing the robots to avoid obstacles during search and rescue operations following a disaster.

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Tesla Model S: Test Drive

February 20, 2013 3:04 pm | by CNN Money | Videos

CNNMoney took a Tesla Model S sedan on a test drive from Washington D.C. to Boston, testing both the car and Tesla's supercharger network. The all-electric car drove 450 miles with two stops to recharge at Tesla's Supercharger stations in Delaware and Connecticut.

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How Samsung Is Out-Innovating Apple

February 20, 2013 12:37 pm | by CNN | Videos

There's no arguing that Apple set the standard for modern mobile devices with the iPhone and the iPad. It didn't take long after those products launched for competitors to rush out their own copycat devices. Competitors have built upon the foundation Apple laid in mobile and are now leapfrogging it with features you can't find on iPhones and iPads.

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IMTSTV: National Engineers Week

February 19, 2013 11:41 am | by IMTSTV | Videos

As part of National Engineers Week, AMT partnered with the SME Education Foundation, Gardner Business Media, and Modern Machine Shop magazine to produce a video titled "Women in Engineering," featuring Becky Miller, a Quality Control Engineer at GE Aviation. The purpose of this video is to educate young women about the possibilities offered by a career in manufacturing.

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What It Costs To Make BlackBerry's Z10

February 18, 2013 3:00 pm | by CNN Money | Videos

It's been a rough few years for Blackberry, watching as its phones lost market share to the likes of Apple and Samsung. Trying to reverse its fortunes, the Canadian company overhauled its hardware and software, and the result is the Blackberry Z10. Here's a breakdown of the first BlackBerry 10 device that shows the Z10's costs are competitive with Apple's iPhone.

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No Love For Apple, "Wedding Crashers" Vs. Google

February 15, 2013 12:00 pm | by Reuters | Videos

Not a lot of love for Apple right now - more hedgefunds are reporting that they've dumped their shares as Apple deals with another patent fight, this time with Brazil. Apple is requesting a review of the iPhone trademark while Google prepares to take center stage later this year.

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On Heels Of The SOTU, Obama Pushes Manufacturing

February 14, 2013 12:43 pm | by CBS News | Videos

During his State of the Union address, President Obama said "our first priority is making America a magnet for new jobs and manufacturing." And, as CBS News' Major Garrett reports, the president toured a factory in North Carolina to drive that message home.

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