For decades, presidential candidates' chances in Iowa were wounded if not doomed unless they backed federal support for ethanol, a boon to the state's corn-growing economy. That rule of politics collapsed resoundingly in the 2012 campaign when five of the six top Republican candidates said it was time for such intervention in the private market to end.
A federal appeals court has tossed out a more than $6 million award to the family of a North Carolina teenager who died after being shocked with a Taser.
A Chinese furniture maker is establishing its first U.S. subsidiary in Virginia's Smyth County.
IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has released a primary research study suggesting that interest in enterprise resource planning (ERP) integration with social media sites may be leveling off.
Grupo Antolin's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Kansas City will initially produce interior overhead liners for the new Ford Transit van, which will be manufactured at Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo, Mo.
Organizations get the most benefit from cloud computing when they also take care to implement proven best practices for managing software assets effectively, BSA | The Software Alliance reported in a new study.
The Allen-Bradley Stratix 5900 services router is the first in the Rockwell Automation network product portfolio to deliver virtual private network (VPN) and firewall capabilities simultaneously. These capabilities make the router well-suited for securing cell/area zones, as well as connecting to a cell/area zone from a remote location over an untrusted network.
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R&D activities need to be intimately linked to a company product strategy. This will lay out the future customer changes and needs, when these are likely to occur, and highlight what technologies are coming along that may provide breakthroughs.
Not all passengers and airline staffers are happy that cellphone use has become an option on planes after a proposed FCC rule change would allow it.
The shakeup at Blackberry is continuing after the ouster of CEO Thorsten Heins earlier this month.
The Obama administration said Friday it will lose $139 million on a loan to struggling electric car maker Fisker Automotive Inc. after selling part of the loan to a private investor that immediately took the company into bankruptcy.
Judge Robert O'Brien agreed to consider Irwindale's request for a preliminary injunction to close a factory that residents say is stinking up their Southern California city with spicy smells produced by the manufacturing of the popular hot sauce Sriracha.
A Laclede County jury has ordered a company to pay $28 million to a worker who claimed his lungs were damaged at a compressor plant in south-central Missouri.
The system at Carnegie Mellon University is called NEIL, short for Never Ending Image Learning. In mid-July, it began searching the Internet for images 24/7 and, in tiny steps, is deciding for itself how those images relate to each other. The goal is to recreate what we call common sense.
Until the settlement announced Friday with Duke Energy Corp. and its renewable energy arm, not a single wind energy company had been prosecuted for a death of an eagle or other protected bird. Each death of a protected bird is considered a violation of federal law, unless a company has a federal permit. To this date, not a single wind energy facility has obtained a permit.
A jury Thursday found manufacturer Advance Cast Stone mainly responsible for the collapse of a Milwaukee parking garage panel that killed a teenager and injured two others in 2010 and awarded $39 million in damages. The civil jury also found that Advance Cast Stone intentionally concealed and misrepresented a defect or deficiency in its installation of concrete panels.
Rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are "outdated," and it's time to change them, federal regulators said Thursday, drawing immediate howls of protest from flight attendants, airline officials and others.
A new $110 million energy research center dedicated by Clemson University will not only help develop a new generation of wind energy but will strengthen the grid by which electric power is distributed, U.S. energy and university officials said.
U.S. job openings and overall hiring both reached five-year highs in September, signaling steady improvement in the job market.