The concept sounds like something from the comic books that billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk read religiously as a boy: a capsule that speeds along as fast as sound, carrying people between major cities, never troubled by bad weather or turbulence.
Officials demanded Monday that an advertising firm stop using a network of high-tech trash cans to track people walking through London's financial district.
The government has reported a $97.6 billion deficit for July but remains on track to post its lowest annual budget gap in five years.
Campbell Soup says it's in final negotiations to sell its European business to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum, the latest move by CEO Denise Morrison to reshape the company.
Medtronic Inc. said Monday that it closed its $200 million acquisition of Cardiocom, which develops and provides services that help manage chronic diseases.
After decades of selling hulking Town Cars to retirees, Ford Motor Co. wants the Lincoln brand to appeal to younger, more discerning buyers. Lincoln unveiled the sleek MKZ sedan this spring, and six more models will follow. It purged underperforming dealerships and is prodding the rest to make expensive updates.
Dole Food says it will be taken private by its CEO in a deal that values the company at approximately $1.21 billion.
Aviation and military electronics maker Rockwell Collins said Sunday it is buying Annapolis, Md.-based ARINC Inc. from the investment firm The Carlyle Group for $1.39 billion.
Here's a deeper look into the top trending security stories in manufacturing today based on reader feedback. China spying on U.S. businesses; hack allows snooping on Android phones; and Chinese inaction gives technology thieves a shield.
According to recent figures from the South Carolina Department of Commerce, the state’s GDP growth rate of 2.7 percent puts it just above the 2.5 percent national average. Much of this growth is attributed to manufacturing, as the manufacturing GDP of the state grew 8.5 percent last year, compared with a national average of 7.8 percent.
Toyota has innovated its way back to the top of the class, with bold designs and a weak yen boosting profit. But its export-dependence and weakness in Southeast Asia could see it quickly dethroned.
Twice as fast as an airplane, cheaper than a bullet train and completely self-powered: that's the mysterious transportation system that inventor and entrepreneur Elon Musk is promising to reveal design plans for Monday.
The company said Monday that its board has formed a special committee to explore "strategic alternatives" in hopes of boosting the adoption of its BlackBerry 10 smartphone.
It seemed like a win for everyone involved when a startup car company, backed by political heavyweights, wooed investors with plans to build a massive auto plant in the Mississippi Delta, hire thousands of people and pump out a brand new line of fuel-efficient vehicles.
Pinnacle Foods is buying Wish-Bone salad dressings from Unilever for $580 million. Combined annual sales, which include the liquid and dry-mix salad dressings under the Wish-Bone and Western brands, total about $190 million.
Apple won a partial victory in its long-running patent dispute with Samsung on Friday when a U.S. administrative panel found Samsung in violation of two Apple patents and blocked imports of some Samsung devices.
The U.S. electrical grid is better managed and more flexible a decade after its largest blackout but remains vulnerable to increasingly extreme weather, cybersecurity threats, and stress caused by shifts in where and how power is produced.
French industrial production continued to decline in June, widening the economic gap with Europe's largest economy, Germany, and raising concerns about its ability to emerge from recession.
Three San Francisco Bay Area families are suing Boeing over the deadly crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214.
During the height of last month's heat wave, millions of people in northern New England were urged to conserve energy, and some utilities fired up expensive, dirty sources of power to meet demand.