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Former Nokia Plant in Romania to Start Cranking Out Toasters and the Like

Nokia said on Wednesday that it had sold a phone-making site in Romania to Italian appliance maker De’ Longhi. No terms of the deal were announced, but Nokia said it should be final this quarter and that De’ Longhi met the company’s goal of finding a buyer committed to creating manufacturing jobs at the site.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus