Business

Annual tech gathering takes aim at crypto

One of the world's biggest technology get-togethers kicks off in the Portuguese capital on Tuesday, with organizers saying a key aim is to ask tough questions about cryptocurrencies.

Business

Panasonic selects Kansas for vehicle battery mega-factory

Japan's Panasonic Corp. selected Kansas as the location for a multibillion-dollar mega-factory to produce electric vehicle batteries for Tesla and other carmakers, lured by the largest package of taxpayer-funded incentives ...

Internet

Facebook controversy raises ethical questions for corporations

This week, Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified about the tens of thousands of pages of internal documents she leaked exposing how Facebook prioritized profits over the public's safety and called on lawmakers to ...

Business

Samsung announces $205 billion investment plan

Samsung Group unveiled a $205 billion investment blueprint on Tuesday aimed at making the company a leader in a range of technologies from semiconductors to robotics and creating 40,000 new jobs.

Energy & Green Tech

What's really driving coal power's demise?

People often point to plunging natural gas prices as the reason U.S. coal-fired power plants have been shutting down at a faster pace in recent years. However, new research shows two other forces had a much larger effect: ...

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