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Today's revelation that Motorola is shutting down its sole American plant is an indication that its latest flagship didn't do as well as expected in the US and the costs of operating the Texas factory were simply too high to continue operations. Since the facility focused heavily on shipping Moto

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That was quick. Just a few weeks after it became clear that Nintendo would stop manufacturing the Wii for Japan, the company has quietly listed the console as \"discontinued\" (upper right) on its Japanese website. From now on, local gamers wanting a Wii fix will either have to pick up the backwards

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Manufacturing of the aging Wii game console will end \"soon,\" Nintendo of Japan says. Kotaku spotted the note on a product page for the Wii on Nintendo's website, which reads \"Manufacturing is scheduled to end soon.\" It's unclear if this affects worldwide production or just Japan, but we've asked N

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Before we arrive, his manager, Hex Murda, warns us that the producer's setup is \"minimal.\" It's hard to say, precisely what that means in these days of bedroom superstars, but we've done our best to tamp down expectations in the wake of our visit to the sprawling analog forests of John Vanderslice

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When Apple's Tim Cook revealed that his company would once more assemble a Mac line in the US, there was a flood of questions almost immediately: which model? Where would it be made? While the CEO isn't revealing all his cards quite yet, he just gave us a better sense of those domestic production

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It's not just Japan that's ending production of the PlayStation 2, apparently. Sony tells The Guardian that production is over on a worldwide scale. Of course, it shouldn't be too hard to find one anytime soon, as Sony says over 150 million units are already out in the wild. Of course, the first p

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