About 75 percent of young women believe the U.S. needs to do more to bring about equality in the workplace, a new study finds, despite a narrowing pay gap and steady employment gains for women at higher levels of business and government.
U.S. Senate and House negotiators are planning to provide as much as $90 million to keep the...
Texas-based Bell Helicopter says it is building a helicopter assembly plant in Lafayette to...
Top Republicans and President Barack Obama are lining up behind a modest but hard-won bipartisan budget agreement that seeks to replace a portion of tough spending cuts facing the Pentagon and domestic agencies.
A judge gave preliminary approval Tuesday to failed electric-vehicle maker Fisker Automotive's description of its proposed bankruptcy plan, despite expressing concerns that the bankruptcy case was moving too rapidly.
The European Commission has fined pharmaceuticals giants Johnson & Johnson and Novartis a combined $22 million for colluding to delay the entrance of a cheap generic form of a pain killer to the Dutch market.
A Dutch luxury bus company is testing technology — already used in the mining industry — that monitors whether a driver is becoming drowsy.
Chipmakers Rambus and Micron Technology said Tuesday that they signed a broad patent license agreement and settled all of the patent disputes between them.
Attorneys for a former BP drilling engineer have asked the judge in the case to declare a mistrial.
Need a hand lifting something? A robotic device invented by University of Pennsylvania engineering students can help its wearer carry an additional 40 pounds.Titan Arm looks and sounds like part of a superhero's costume. But its creators say it's designed for ordinary people.
General Motors product development chief Mary Barra has been named the company's new CEO, the first female head of a U.S. car company.
Even as Silicon Valley speaks out against the U.S. government's surveillance methods, technology companies are turning a handsome profit by mining personal data and peering into people's online habits.
Shares of General Motors Co. hit their highest level Monday since returning to the public stock markets three years ago as investors anticipated the U.S. government selling its remaining stake in the company.
October U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $435.02 million according to the Association For Manufacturing Technology.
Lawmakers took an easy step Monday when the Democratic-run Senate unanimously gave final congressional approval to a bill adding another decade to the prohibition against guns that can slip by airport metal detectors and X-ray machines.
Sysco is buying privately held US Foods for about $3.5 billion in cash and stock. When the deal closes, Sysco expects the addition of US Foods to boost its annual sales by about 46 percent to around $65 billion.
The Patrick administration has issued final amendments to a regulation it says will reduce up to 90 million tons of carbon dioxide pollution from power plants across nine New England and mid-Atlantic states during the next six years.
Carlton wasn't even born when the last Studebaker rolled off the line in South Bend a half-century ago, and he wasn't all that interested in why the company went out of business. What he found striking was the story of how Studebaker survived here for 111 years — a remarkable lifespan in the business world.
An FBI agent recently showed Arnaud de Laforcade a file with several labels supposedly from 1947 bottles of Chateau Cheval Blanc, one of France's finest wines. To the Saint-Emilion vineyard's CFO, they were clearly fakes — too new looking, not on the right kind of paper.
Koch Industries, Inc., has announced the completion of its $7.2 billion acquisition of global electronic components company Molex Incorporated. Molex is now an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, and will retain its name, headquarters in Lisle, Ill., and current management team as it moves forward.
Cereal maker Post Holdings is buying Golden Boy Foods Ltd. and Dymatize Enterprises LLC to help expand its store-brand and nutrition businesses.
The startup is housed in a garage-like space in San Francisco's tech-heavy South of Market neighborhood, but it isn't like most of its neighbors that develop software, websites and mobile-phone apps. Its mission is to find plant replacements for eggs.
Gov. John Kitzhaber announced Friday that he's giving Intel a tax deal similar to the one he granted Nike a year ago. The 30-year agreement promises that any changes to Oregon's corporate tax structure won't affect Intel Corp.