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Trump is set to make a big jobs announcement, and all signs points to a Foxconn plant in Wisconsin .

GettyPresident Donald Trump is set to make a big jobs announcement Wednesday afternoon at the White House. He's expected to appear with Foxconn CEO Terry Gou to announce a new factory in Wisconsin that will make liquid-crystal displays, or the screens that eventually get turned into flat-screen TVs, according to reports ...

- Business Insider - US

Trump to Announce Foxconn Plant Opening in Wisconsin.

A big win for Paul Ryan and Reince Preibus.

- Breitbart - US

The Trump administration apparently sees the transgender military ban as a ploy to win Rust Belt states in 2018.

On Wednesday, President Trump announced a ban on all transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military "in any capacity." Trump said he made the decision because the military "cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail." However, Axios' Jonathan ...

- The Week - US

Small Wisconsin airport becomes world's busiest.

A small eastern Wisconsin airport gets the designation of "world's busiest" during an annual plane convention. It takes a lot of coordination and communication for Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh to handle 17,000 takeoffs and landings.         

- USA TODAY - US

Apple ordered to pay $506 million to university in iPhone processor patent dispute.

, A U.S. judge on Monday ordered Apple to pay $506 million for infringing on a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison's patent licensing arm, more than doubling the damages initially imposed on Apple by a jury. U.S. District Judge William Conley in Madison added $272 million to a $234 million jury ...

- VentureBeat - US

Apple ordered to pay university a tiny $506 million patent fine.

Apple is no stranger to patent lawsuits, but the tech giant has been dragged through the mud again after a judge added a hefty additional fine to a case originally heard in 2015. The company has been ordered to pay the Wisconsin Alumni Research Found...

- Engadget - US

Apple ordered to pay $506m to University of Wisconsin-Madison in patent dispute.

The patent relates to an iPhone circuit that predicts user actions even before commands are given.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Small Wisconsin Airport Becomes World's Busiest.

A small eastern Wisconsin airport gets the designation of "world's busiest" during an annual plane convention. It takes a lot of coordination and communication for Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh to handle 17,000 takeoffs and landings.         

- USA TODAY - US

Apple supplier mum on potential U.S. factory.

President Trump says Apple supplier Foxconn is considering opening a factory in Wisconsin. Foxconn says it can't confirm potential locations at this stage.

- CNNMoney - US

Concerns increase in Wisconsin over deal for Foxconn plant.

— Concerns are increasing among lawmakers and others in Wisconsin over what incentives the state may offer to become the first U.S. home of Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn. Little has been revealed about what tax breaks, subsidies, free land and other financial incentives or promises Republican Gov. Scott Walker and ...

- SFGate - US

Cyber staff: Wisconsin company offers to microchip employees.

A Wisconsin company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a simple swipe of the hand. The technology is already available in Europe but company leaders say this is its first appearance in the U.S. They hope the $300 microchips ...

- SFGate - US

Judge orders Apple to pay $506m to university for patent infringement

University of Wisconsin-Madison's patent licensing arm is set to score $272 million higher than a $234 million federal jury ruling in 2015. As you'd expect, Apple plans to appeal the case and damages.

- ZDNet - UK

Apple ordered to pay $506 million to university in patent dispute

- A U.S. judge on Monday ordered Apple Inc to pay $506 million for infringing on a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison's patent licensing arm, more than doubling the damages initially imposed on Apple by a jury.

- Reuters - US

Apple iPhone supplier Foxconn could get huge tax deal for U.S. plant

Bid to lure Foxconn to Wisconsin could include $1 billion to $3 billion in taxpayer-backed incentives        

- USA TODAY - US

Cyber staff: Wisconsin company offers to microchip employees

A Wisconsin company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and...

- Deseret News - US

Microchip Implants for Employees? One Company Says Yes

Employees at a Wisconsin technology company are volunteering to have microchips implanted in their hands to make unlocking doors and paying for food easier.

- New York Times - US

Apple ordered to pay $506 million to university in patent dispute

Andrew Mager/Flickr - A US judge on Monday ordered Apple Inc to pay $506 million for infringing on a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison's patent licensing arm, more than doubling the damages initially imposed on Apple by a jury. US District Judge William Conley in Madison added $272 million to a ...

- Business Insider - US

Apple iPhone supplier Foxconn could get huge tax deal for U.S. plant

Bid to lure Foxconn to Wisconsin could include $1 billion to $3 billion in taxpayer-backed incentives         

- USA TODAY - US

Wisconsin company offers employees microchip implants

- A Wisconsin vending machine company is offering its employees a chance to have a microchip implanted in their hands that they could use to buy snacks, log in to computers or use the copy machine.

- Reuters - US

Wisconsin company offers employees microchip implants

A Wisconsin vending machine company is offering its employees a chance to have a microchip implanted in their hands that they could use to buy snacks, log in to computers or use the copy machine. About 50 employees at Three Square Market have agreed to the optional implant of the chips, which are the approximate size and ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Inside The Dumbest First Amendment Battle Of 2017

The guys behind Found Footage Fest have been innocuously pranking local news stations for years. Now they’re being sued for it in federal court. When the so-called strongman duo appeared on WEAU’s Hello Wisconsin last November, clad in chef pants and too-tight tops, they looked absolutely ridiculous, an ...

- Fast Company - US

Why Would Anyone Let Their Employer Stick A Microchip Into Their Body?

A majority of employees at Three Square Market, a Wisconsin tech company, have agreed to let it install microchips in their hands, despite the controversy. If your employer asked your permission to install a microchip in your body, what would you say?Read Full Story

- Fast Company - US

Wisconsin retail tech company offers to microchip its staff

A Wisconsin company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a simple swipe of the hand. Three Square Market, also known as 32M, says it expects about 50 employees to take advantage of the technology. The chips are the size of a grain ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

The Left's Opportunity in Wisconsin

Sarah Jones Progressive politics once thrived in the state, and the need for it still exists. The post The Left's Opportunity in Wisconsin appeared first on The Nation.

- The Nation - US

Will microchips soon replace identification cards in the workplace?

A Wisconsin company claims it will be the first in the country to implant microchips in the hands of most of its employees. Three Square Market plans to use the technology to replace identification cards, which are commonly used to open doors and operate office equipment. Jamie Yuccas reports.

- CBS NEWS - US

Taking the genomic revolution to corn fields to improve crops

"Having the sequence of a genome is like having the blueprint of a house," says Natalia de Leon, a professor of agronomy at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

- PhysOrg - NL

US Company will Implant Chips in its Employees

A company in Wisconsin will become the first in the United States to implant workers with microchips, BGNES said. Three Square Market offers to implant a fully free RFID device in the hands of its employees. Chips, which are the size of a grain of rice, cost about USD 300 and replace a credit, debit, and identification ...

- Novinite - BG

Summer and winter in Wisconsin

There are only two seasons in Wisconsin: construction season and winter.

- Matador Network - US

Tech firm Three Square Market to implant microchips in employees

A US firm has begun implanting microchips the size of a grain of rice in its employees.Three Square Market, a technology firm in Wisconsin, said 50 of its employees had voluntarily signed up to have the Radio-Frequency Identification...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Company Is Implanting Chips in Employees' Hands

In a move that seems straight out of a sci-fi novel, a Wisconsin tech company is offering to implant tiny smart chips into the hands of its employees. The rice-sized microchips will take care of menial tasks with the wave of a hand at the micro market company Three Square...

- Newser - US

Free Microchip Implants, the New Employee Perk?

A Wisconsin company will be the first in the United States to implant microchips beneath the skin of its employees. Three Squared Market , a break-room kiosk company, has offered to give its workers subdermal RFID tags, tiny rice-grain-sized pellets that can hold information like credit card numbers and passwords. With ...

- Discover - US

Wisconsin company plans to implant microchips into employees' hands

Some employees of a Wisconsin vending machine company will be able to purchase food with the wave of a hand. Three Square Market announced over the weekend that it plans to implant RFID microchips into the hands of willing employees. The chips are as small as a grain of rice and would essentially replace key cards, credit ...

- The Week - US

Trump rehashes the 2016 presidential election during 2017 Boy Scout Jamboree

For anyone at the 2017 Boy Scout Jamboree who managed to miss the 2016 presidential election, they heard all about it on Monday, when President Trump shared his version of events to the crowd of more than 35,000 tweens, teens, and their parents. He psyched them out, sarcastically starting off his speech by asking, "Who the ...

- The Week - US

Wisconsin company offers staff implants for keys and passwords

Don't assume that companies chipping employees is usually the stuff of dystopian science fiction -- it's here... although it's better than it sounds. Wisconsin's Three Square Market is giving employees the option of receiving a rice-sized implant (n...

- Engadget - US

Wisconsin company to implant microchips in employees

Would you ask an employee to get a chip implanted in her hand? Sounds invasive and intrusive. But come Aug. 1, one company in Wisconsin will be giving it a try. Three Square Market-a developer of software used in vending machines-is offering all of its employees the option to get a microchip implanted...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Wisconsin company Three Square Market to microchip employees

Three Square Market says 50 employees have already signed up for the $300 chip.

- BBC - UK

New York Post: Paul Ryan sticks up for Robert Mueller amid Russia probe

House Speaker Paul Ryan on July 24 defended special counsel Robert Mueller, who’s spearheading the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, saying he’s “anything but” a partisan Democrat. “I don’t think many people are saying Bob Mueller is a biased partisan. He’s ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

After investors build $1 million dam, Wisconsin says it owns lake

The men relied on a Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling that the land was private when they decided to buy, revamp the old.         

- USA TODAY - US

Wisconsin company to implant microchips in employees

A Wisconsin company is offering to implant microchips in its employees that will allow them to scan into a building or buy food at work. Three Square Market, a company that provides technology for break-rooms or markets, will allow employees to decide whether or not to get the chip implanted, USA...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Tech company offers freaky microchip implants to employees

Here's a story straight out of your worst dystopian nightmare. Three Square Market, a Wisconsin-based vending machine company, announced today it will become the first U.S. company to implant microchips in some of its employees. Workers who have the chips implanted in their hands will be able to use them to scan and open ...

- Mashable! - US

Park's 'Pokemon permit' plan blocked

Rules to stop Pokemon Go players "overrunning" parks in Milwaukee are suspended.

- BBC - UK

Wisconsin company to install rice-sized microchips in employees

A Wisconsin tech company is offering its employees microchip implants that can be used to scan into the building and purchase food at work.        

- USA TODAY - US

Apple Supplier Foxconn Looks at Producing Display Panels in Wisconsin

Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group, which assembles Apple's iPhones, is nearing a decision to invest in Wisconsin and could hold an event in Washington, D.C., as soon as this week to discuss U.S. investment plans.

- Wall Street Journal - US

The Wall Street Journal: Apple supplier Foxconn nearing decision about producing display panels in Wisconsin

Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group, which assembles Apple Inc.'s iPhones, is nearing a decision to invest in Wisconsin and could hold an event in Washington, D.C., as soon as this week to discuss U.S. investment plans, people familiar with the matter said.

- Marketwatch - US

Reuters Video: Lumberjacks take a swing at world contest

More than 100 competitors from around the world gathered in Wisconsin over the weekend to test their chopping, climbing, and log rolling skills at the World Lumberjack Championships. Rough cut . — Reuters

- The Malay Mail - MY

Lumberjacks chop their way into victory at world contest

NEW YORK, July 24 — More than 100 competitors from around the world gathered in Wisconsin this weekend to test their chopping, climbing, and log rolling skills at the World Lumberjack Championships. Groups of men and women grabbed their axes...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Wisconsin company puts microchips in employees to pay for break room snacks

A Wisconsin company wants to surgically implant microchips in its employees to make it easier to buy snacks in the break room.

- UPI - US

Shipping movements

These ships are expected in Malta: The APL Oregon from Koper to Damietta, the CMA CGM Rabelais from Aliaga to Valencia , the MV Euroferry Malta from Salerno to Salerno, the MV Eurcargo Venezia from Genoa to Genoa , the MSC Teresa from Barcelona to Salalah and the L' Audace from Genoa to Genoa today. The Okee August from ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Wisconsin floods ruin all the cash at 1 bank

A Burlington, Wisconsin, bank announced in a Facebook post last week that it was open again, after flood water hit its vault and ruined the money inside, WISN reported Monday.

- FOX News - US

This week at progressive state blogs: Challenger for Paul Ryan; NC's Cooper nixes offshore drilling

This week at progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Here is the July 15 edition. Inclusion of a blog post does not necessarily indicate my agreement with—or endorsement of—its contents. Cathy Myers on her Harley. Amy Lyn ...

- Daily Kos - US

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