Samsung and Apple Inc. have agreed to end all patent lawsuits between each other outside the U.S. in a step back from three years of legal hostilities between the world's two largest smartphone makers.
The massive fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people last year is unlikely to meaningfully change regulatory or safety rules in Texas until at least 2016 under the latest bill offered Tuesday by lawmakers tasked with scrutinizing the blast.
The government said Friday that GM's vehicle identification number look-up system has been incorrectly telling some owners that their cars aren't being recalled.
Prosecutors say Brinkerhoff initially failed to report 23 missing firearms to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair of the ISM Business Survey Committee, says the report is fairly well balanced, yet growth is slower in both imports and exports.
McDonald's said Monday that a scandal over a meat supplier in China is hurting sales in the region and its global sales forecast for 2014 is "at risk."
The Canadian company that is developing an experimental Ebola drug says its product was not given to one of two American aid workers infected with the virus.
The death toll in an explosion at a Chinese auto parts factory has risen to 75, as investigators fault poor safety measures and news reports reveal that workers had long complained of dangerous levels of dust at the facility.
Lance Gilman knows the bidding war with Texas, California, New Mexico and Arizona has just begun now that the electric-car maker has confirmed the first stage of preparation for a "gigafactory."
Fiat shareholders voted Friday overwhelmingly in favor of a merger with Chrysler that has been five years in the works and will shift the 115-year-old carmaker's center of gravity abroad.
With the increasing frequency of product recalls and production delays, it’s easy to fall into the trap of assuming that these have become an unfortunate but unavoidable consequence of today’s outsourcing practices. But, in reality, they should be unacceptable to any manufacturing executive.
A British biomechanist believes he can help ease the strain on the shins of walkers and soldiers trekking for many miles while wearing heavy loads on their backs with a new type of footwear. Can a spring change the way we walk? Jim Drury looks at the product's first steps.
Learn how Jaguar Land Rover's low carbon engine manufacturing plant at Wolverhampton aims to use the best possible technologies to reduce environmental impacts.
In the new report, IDC Manufacturing Insights looks at the subject of supporting the customer lifecycle in manufacturing value chains with software applications and processes.
Rather than restricting access to an office computer, or taking a laptop on the road to visit clients, QuickBooks cloud hosting ensures that the software and hardware is managed, backed up and always available via the Internet.
As popular as these start-ups may be, are they generating more jobs? Economics correspondent Paul Solman takes a look at some of these businesses and the challenges of carving out one’s own career.
3D printing is a cool technology, but it's not exactly a hands-on way to make things. Enter the 3Doodler: the pen that turns you into the 3D printer.
Asana hopes that its software that combines the elements of a communal notebook, social network, instant messaging application and online calendar will enable teams of employees to share information and do most of their jobs without relying on email.
A recent study from Hewlett-Packard reveals that 70 percent of Internet of Things (IoT) devices — including sensors and connected infrastructure — are seriously vulnerable to attack.
Today's Engineering Newswire looks at building the world’s largest 3D printer, making eSkin digital tattoos, using your car to track your heart and turning Darth Vader’s mask into a Corvette.