The drive to build data centers underground arises from fears about natural disasters, terrorism and security intrusions, plus they offer a number of advantages for organizations needing maximum data security.
Sony expects its annual loss to swell to $2 billion and has canceled dividends for the first time in more than half a century after writing down the value of its troubled smartphone business.
The H.J. Heinz Co. will resume food production in Pittsburgh for the first time since 2002, when the ketchup giant sold its production plant to Del Monte Foods.
A crew from Nestlé Purina is assessing damage from a grain-dust explosion that injured four contract workers at the company's plant in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Early demand is so high for General Motors' new small pickup trucks that the company is hiring more workers to build them even before one is sold to the public.
Mars Chocolate North America has announced that its new manufacturing facility in Topeka, Kan., has earned LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
This complimentary, half-day event features presentations by Bosch and Verizon about how the Internet of Things impacts the manufacturing industry and how manufacturers can improve their business performance leveraging the IoT.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has issued testing permits that allowed three companies to dispatch 29 vehicles onto freeways and into neighborhoods — with a human behind the wheel in case the onboard computers make a bad decision.
Optimism among chief executives at the largest U.S. companies fell in the July-September quarter after reaching a two-year high in the previous quarter.
U.S. manufacturing is poised for steady growth through 2016, according to the MAPI Foundation’s U.S. Industrial Outlook, a quarterly report that analyzes 27 major industries.
"Strati," the Italian word for "layers," is the name of the first 3D printed electric car, made in Chicago.
Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses Apple's objectives to change the world and the privacy of personal data.
Introduced in the early '90s, Surge soda was going to be the "Mountain Dew Killer," but after poor sales, Coke pulled the product. Now, fans of the caffeinated drink have won it a second act.
Identity management with the ESB is an utopian ideal. In architectural terms it is impressive, but it is not yet achievable in practice.
The highest court in Massachusetts has thrown out a lawsuit aimed at blocking Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to consumers.
A measure of prices that producers receive for their goods and services was unchanged in August, the latest sign that inflation is in check.
Allergan and Pershing Square have agreed on at least one step toward settling a fight over the makeup of the Botox-maker's board.
A major international organization has cut its growth forecast for the countries that use the euro and says the troubled currency union needs even more stimulus from the central bank and governments.
Stratasys Ltd., a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held GrabCAD, Inc. in an all-cash transaction.
Hundreds of workers protesting what some are calling "fast-food-like" wages walked off the job Saturday at a Lear Corp. plant in northwest Indiana that makes automotive seats, beginning a strike that could affect a major Ford assembly plant in Chicago.