Tech News Today

Jul 26th 2017

Tech News Today 1818

You Go, Little Sunfish

Foxconn's new US factory, Facebook's big earnings
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Guests: Geoffrey Fowler
Category: News

Foxconn announced that it's investing $10 billion dollars to build an LCD display plant that will bring up to 3,000 jobs to Wisconsin.

The Verge reports that a swimming robot called Little Sunfish might have just spotted nuclear fuel that melted six years ago. This could be the first step toward cleaning up the dangerous mess from the Fukishima power plant disaster in 2011.

Facebook released its second quarter earnings report with the company’s best quarter of revenue to date at around $9.32 billion dollars, an increase of 45% year over year. Net income was up 71% from the previous year at $3.89 billion.

Also, Google is killing its Instant Search feature, the Girls Scouts are adding 23 new STEM badges, and Geoffrey Fowler from The Wall Street Journal shows off Lego’s new Boost kit.

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