Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better.
A federal judge has ruled that nearly 4,000 homeowners who say Chinese drywall ruined their homes are eligible to share any further damages he may award in lawsuits against Taishan Gypsum Co. Ltd., a government-owned manufacturer that failed to show up in court.
The International Monetary Fund slightly lowered its outlook for global economic growth this year and next, mostly because of weaker expansions in Japan, Latin America and Europe.
SodaStream says it isn't winning over enough new customers in the U.S. and reported preliminary sales results that fell short of Wall Street expectations.
Optimism regarding projected company revenue growth increased among U.S. industrial manufacturers during the third quarter of 2014, according to the Q3 2014 Manufacturing Barometer, released by PwC US.
Long-established companies such as Hewlett-Packard Co. and eBay Inc. are scrambling to regain their footing to better compete against mobile-savvy trendsetters like Apple and Google, as well as rising technology stars that have built businesses around "cloud computing."
The move is part of a wider crackdown on multinational firms' ability to avoid taxes by shifting profits and costs between countries. Apple Inc., coffee chain Starbucks and the financial arm of carmaker Fiat are also under investigation.
The world's biggest smartphone maker is suffering a stunning financial decline in the face of intense competition from Apple Inc. and upstart Chinese brands.
Americans are expected to spend at the highest rate in three years during what's traditionally the busiest shopping season of the year, according to the nation's largest retail industry trade group.
The small central Illinois town of Morton has its hands at a seemingly endless line of pumpkins — millions of them — that'll become countless pies and loaves of sweet, fresh-baked pumpkin bread.
Police say five people were killed early Monday in an explosion at an illegal fireworks factory in southern China.
The U.S. government's auto safety regulator has opened an investigation into complaints that the power-assisted steering can suddenly fail on three Ford Motor Co. midsize car models.
CEO Stephan Winkelmann says Lamborghini's new plug-in hybrid car is a 'technological demonstrator' and that the company is looking for feedback from its customers.
Victorinox, the maker of the Swiss Army Knife, is retooling itself after its signature product has been all but banned from airplane travel. Hans Nichols visited the company's factory in Switzerland to see if there's a plan to cut — or saw — through the problems.
Consumer mobile devices are proliferating in the commercial sector. But in the industrial sector, their use has been limited to remote diagnostics and maintenance visualization in SCADA solutions — so far.
Here are seven use cases that illustrate how big data and Hadoop are being used to improve quality, optimize operations and reduce costs.
Hewlett-Packard is splitting itself into two companies, one focused on its personal computer and printing business and another on technology services, such as data storage, servers and software, as it aims to drive profits higher.
JPMorgan said Thursday that the breach compromised customer information pertaining to roughly 76 million households and 7 million small businesses.
German factory orders dropped sharply in August, led by a big drop in demand from abroad and canceling out a large rise the previous month, official data showed Monday.