Chinese manufacturing grew for the third consecutive month in May, suggesting a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy is stabilizing, a state-sanctioned industry group said Sunday.
The Seattle City Council is expected to approve an ordinance Monday to phase in a $15 hourly minimum wage — the highest in the nation.
The leader of an effort to save a portion of Rosie the Riveter's old Detroit-area factory says his group is moving forward on a purchase agreement for the property and could begin construction as early as this fall.
A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that a company is not liable for inducing patent infringement if someone other than the company carries out some of the steps leading to infringement.
An Iowa company has agreed to pay $6.8 million in fines for crimes that include selling the tainted eggs that caused a nationwide salmonella outbreak in 2010.
When the NSA surveillance program was exposed, the government said they didn't listen to calls, and only collected metadata. But that metadata can actually reveal personal information.
A year into Google’s attempt to build Motorola smartphones in the U.S., the company finds itself making new plans… to shut the factory down.
The threat that cyberattacks pose to manufacturers can be seen in the plethora of counterfeit products that flood the global marketplace every year. Manufacturing companies must accept that if their product has value, it’s a target for cyber criminals.
Arena Solutions, the pioneer of cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) applications, has announced Arena Quality, a new solution that enables the entire discreet engineering and manufacturing team to rapidly identify, capture, collaborate and resolve product quality problems.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether a recall to fix air bags on nearly 745,000 Chrysler SUVs is working properly.
A Central California chicken-processing plant has filed a lawsuit against a pest-control company over a cockroach infestation that caused the plant to close for two weeks.
A Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft has made a successful inaugural flight as its makers prepare for what they hope will be the first round-the-world solar flight.
Consumer products giant Unilever scrambled Monday to remove advertising banners from shops in western Myanmar that prominently displayed the symbol of the Buddhist extremist movement blamed for a wave of bloody attacks against minority Muslims.
Cadbury chocolates sold in Malaysia have been cleared of containing pork after earlier tests suggested two types of chocolate bar contained pig DNA.
Google's Motorola Mobility handset unit has announced it will close its Texas factory by the end of this year, barely a year after it opened as the first smartphone factory in the U.S.
Global liquor giant Diageo PLC on Thursday announced plans to build a new distillery in Kentucky amid a global boom in American whiskey sales.
Goodyear says it will spend $500 million to build a new tire plant that will produce about 6 million tires a year for Goodyear's North American and Latin America customers.
U.S. consumers cut back on spending in April for the first time in a year, taking an unexpected pause after a big jump during the previous month. The results, however, are unlikely to derail an expected spring rebound in the economy.
Ford Motor Co. has plans to revamp both its Dearborn Truck Plant as well as the Rouge Factory Tour.
A Japanese oil tanker exploded Thursday off the country's southwest coast near Himeji port, leaving one of the eight people aboard missing, the coast guard said. Four others were severely injured.